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2018 Linn County Fair Little Mr. and Miss Candidates

The Linn County Fair Association is proud to announce the 2018 Linn County Fair Little Mr. and Miss Candidates:

 

Makaila Arnold

Makaila is the daughter of Lori Osterkamp and Doug Arnold. Her favorite thing about The Linn County fair is hanging out and playing with her friends. When she grows up she wants to be a dancer or basketball player. Makaila is a good friend because she chooses to be kind.

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Sophia Arnold

Sophia is the daughter of Lori Osterkamp and Doug Arnold. Her favorite thing about The Linn County Fair is the animals. She really enjoys petting them and looking at all the different kinds. Sophia is a good friend because she helps people when they need help. She wants to be a worker at The Linn County Fair when she grows up.

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Brynn Bowman

Brynn is the daughter of Jarod and Leann Bowman. Brynn’s favorite thing about The Linn County Fair is helping in the petting zoo and helping her mom set things up. She also enjoys showing the goats. Brynn is a good friend because she plays with anyone and likes to share. She aspires to be a vet or teacher when she grows up.

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Layla Breitbach

Layla is the daughter of Eric and Jenn Breitbach. Her favorite thing about The Linn County Fair is the horse and pony show because she loves horses and ponies. Layla would like to be a pet shelter volunteer and an equestrian when she grows up. She also makes a good friend because she is honest, kind, and fair.

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Aria Unash

Aria is the daughter of Jay and Jennifer Unash. Aria’s favorite thing about The Linn County Fair is showing baby goats because her big brother also does. She makes a good friend because she is helpful and nice to everybody. When she grows up she would like to be a Linn County Fair teacher that educates little kids on how to show goats.

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Otto Steffen

Otto is the son of Heidi and Chad Steffen. Otto’s favorite thing about The Linn County Fair is showing sheep because he enjoys showing with his brother. When he grows up he wants to be an army fire fighter. Otto is a good friend because he plays with everyone.

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The Crowning

The reigning 2017 Little Mr. and Miss Linn County will be handing off their titles at The 2018 Linn County Fair during the opening night of the fair, June 27th.

The 2017 Little Miss Linn County Fair is Ava Hoover. Ava is the daughter of Matthew and Emily Hoover. She loves showing at the Little Shepard Show during The Linn County Fair because it is fun and exciting. When Ava grows up she wants to be a babysitter and a baker. She is a good friend because she cheers up her friends when they’re sad.

The 2017 Little Mr. Linn County Fair is Brayden Beauregard. Brayden is the son of Scott and Tracy Beauregard. Brayden’s favorite things about The Linn County Fair are the tractor pull and the Little Shepard Show as it gives him a chance to show before becoming a 4-Her. When he grows up he wants to be a farmer for Blackford farms. Brayden is a good friend because he is caring and respectful of others.

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2018 Linn County Fair Queen Candidates

The Linn County Fair Association is proud to announce the 2018 Linn County Fair Queen candidates:

Riley Blackford is the daughter of Dawn and the late Scott Blackford of Alburnett.  Riley will be a senior at Alburnett this fall. She plans to attend a four year university while studying nursing and playing soccer.

Riley Blackford

Alexa Gromley is the daughter of Paul and Trudy Gromley of Marion.  Alexa will be a freshman at Iowa State University this fall.  She will be studing biology with the hopes of pre-vet track.

Alexa Gormley

Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp is the daughter of Robert and Cindy Kettelkamp of Marion.  Mirannda will a freshman at Kirkwood this fall where she will get her RN, and transfer to Allen College to get her BSN.

Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp

Delaney Sturtz is the daughter of Michelle Tegeier, Greg Hutchinson and Mike Sturtz of Cedar Rapids.  Delaney will be attending Kirkwood this fall getting her degree in Ag business and Ag production.

Delaney Sturtz

Mackenzie Yoder is the daughter of Josh and Wendy Yoder of Central City.  Mackenzie will be a senior at Central City High School.  Mackenzie’s future plans are to attend Kirkwood for vet technician and then continue to Iowa State University to pursue veterinarian school.

Mackenzie Yoder

The reigning 2017 Linn County Fair Queen, Alexis Costello and Princess, Kiera Dixon will be handing off their titles at The 2018 Linn County Fair during the opening ceremonies on June 27th at 6:00pm and crowning the newest of the Linn County Fair royalty.

The 2017 Linn County Fair Queen Alexis Costello is the daughter of Tim and Karen Costello of Cedar Rapids.  Alexis is attending Mt. Mercy University studying human resource management and criminal justice.  She will be graduating in the spring of 2019.

The 2017 Linn County Fair Princess Kiera Dixon is the daughter of Michael and Karen Dixon of Walker.  Kiera is a student at Central College where she is studying social sciences with and endorsement in secondary education.

Committee Chair, Jennifer Dunn was excited about this year’s group of ladies and looks forward to hear who our judges have selected for the 2018 Linn County Fair Queen and Princess.  “With this competition we are able to meet some of the most influential young ladies in our county!  We also help build these ladies resumes and interviewing skills that they can hopefully use in their future” says Jennifer Dunn.

The current committee is Kris Blackford, Susan Clarke, Kathy Clemens, Jean Dunn, Molly Hogan and Jennifer Dunn.

The judging for the contest was on June 3rd at the Linn County Fairgrounds in the Lynn Dunn Memorial Building.

The coronation will be Wednesday June 27th at 6 p.m. at the Linn County Fairgrounds, in the grandstand.

For more details about the fair’s website at:  www.thelinncountyfair.com

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