POMEROY — Two girls will compete for the title of Meigs County Junior Fair Queen.
The announcement of the queen, along with livestock royalty, will take place on Sunday, Aug. 12 following the junior fair parade at 6:30 p.m. at the grandstand.
Sarah Lawrence and Abigail Houser are the 2012 queen candidates.
Lawrence, 16, of Racine, is the daughter of Howard and Elizabeth Lawrence. She is and eight year member of the Bleedin’ Green 4-H Club and a student at Southern High School. She is the treasurer/news reporter in her 4-H club. Her activities include, State Fashion Board, County Fashion Board, Camp Counselor, Junior Fair Board, Southern High School Student Council member, Southern High School Class reporter.
Houser, 16, of Middleport, is the daughter of Terri and Frank Houser. She is an 11 year member of Girl Scout Troop 1208, where she serves as president, and a student at Meigs High School. Activities include, State Fashion Board, County Fashion Board, Girl Scout State Fair Aid, Junior Fair Board, Meigs High School Student Council Member, Archery Team.
Livestock princes and princesses will also be announced during the opening ceremony on Sunday evening.
Candidates for Horse Princess are Marissa Keesee, 12, of Langsville, a member of the Rough Riders 4-H club; and Halley Sigman, 15, of Portland, a member of the Silver Spurs 4-H club.
Bradley Long, 9, of Portland, is the lone candidate for Horse Prince. Long is a member of the Silver Spurs 4-H club.
Hannah Erwin and Tiffany Will are candidates for Poultry Princess. Erwin, 9, of Pomeroy, is a member of the Meigs Misfits 4-H club. Will, 16, of Pomeroy, is a member of the Vital Ventures 4-H club.
Candidates for Rabbit Princess are Elizabeth Teaford and Gabrielle Beeler. Teaford, 13, of Portland, is a member of the Silver Spurs 4-H club. Beeler, 10, of Long Bottom, is a member of the Pioneers 4-H club.
Olivia Yost and Rachel Kesterson are the candidates for Dairy Princess. Yost, 11, of Racine, is a member of the Meigs County Better Livestock Dairy 4-H club. Kesterson, 12, of Pomeroy, is a member of the Busy Beavers 4-H club.
Michael Kesterson, 9, of Pomeroy, is the candidate for Beef Prince. He is a member of the Busy Beavers 4-H club.
There is no candidate for Meigs County Junior Fair King.