Sullivan County Fair royalty was crowned last evening during coronations at the Milan Community Center.
This years’ Sullivan County Fair Queen is Madisyn Cornell of Milan, daughter of Michelle Smith of Milan and Troy Cornell of Colorado.
According to fair board member Ali McCully, Miss Cornell receives a $350 scholarship to North Central Missouri College, $200 in cash provided by Barnes Baker Motors and Woody’s Automotive, and the option of representing Sullivan County in the Missouri State Fair Queen contest next month in Sedalia.
Six contestants, ages 17 to 22, competed for the Fair Queen title. The first runnerup was Nataly Gonzalez of Milan; the second runnerup was Kendra Hall of Milan. Smaller amounts of cash prizes were presented to the runners-up. Named Miss Congeniality was Mikayla Smith of Milan.
Madisyn Cornell won crowd favorite.
Five girls, ages 13 to 16, competed for the title of Junior Miss Queen of the Sullivan County Fair. Winning the honor was Jacquelyn Perez of Milan, daughter of Aurelia Cruz of Milan. First and second place runners-up respectively were Mary Watt of Green City and Laney McClarana of Harris. Selected Miss Congeniality was Emily Otto of Newtown. The crowd favorite in the junior miss contest was Mary Watt.
Both Madisyn Cornell and Jacquelyn Perez will reign over activities this week at the Sullivan County Fair in Milan.