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July 6, 2013

Fair queens to be selected July 18

DeWITT — The 2013 Clinton County Fair Queen and Lil’ Miss Clinton County Fair Queen will be crowned on Thursday, July 18, at 5 p.m. in the Beef Arena.

Six candidates are running for the title of Clinton County Fair Queen and nine will be running for Lil’ Miss Fair Queen.

Queen CandidatesHeidi Andresen Heidi Andresen is the 19-year-old daughter of Darwin and Mary Andresen. Heidi was very active in 4-H and FFA. She has served as DeWitt Central FFA Chapter Secretary, Southeast FFA District Secretary, and South East State Vice President for the Iowa FFA. She was also Equine Fever 4-H President from 2008-2012. She would participate in the FFA Rake n’ Run, the American Kennel Club Dog Show, Quad-City Air Show cleanup, Saddle up for St. Jude and county fair cleanup. Heidi plans to graduate from Iowa State University with a double major in agriculture education and animal science. Upon her completion of graduation she plans to become an Ag teacher and FFA advisor.

Sarah FlathersSarah Flathers is the 19-year-old daughter of Kurt and Colleen Flathers. Sarah was very active in band and choir throughout high school. She was also involved in cheerleading and was a student ambassador for three years. Sarah was a nine-year 4-H member and a two-year member of the 4-H County Council. Her interests include dancing, singing, working with children and hanging out with her friends and family.Sarah is currently working towards her bachelor’s degree in chemistry at the University of Iowa. After she graduates, she plans to attend graduate school in pharmacy at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa. Sarah hopes to one day own her own pharmacy and continue to volunteer with churches, dance activities and young children.

Tayler GreenTayler is the 16-year-old daughter of Kendra Schroeder and Brian Green. Tayler is a seven-year member of 4-H. She is an active member of her school choir and has collected and made food for the homeless at Café on Vine. She has received an academic letter and Certificate of Excellence of Academic Achievement in her past years of high school. Tayler’s hobbies consist of training dogs, camping, horseback riding, swimming and photography. After high school, Tayler plans to attend the University of Iowa and become an orthodontist.

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