WARSAW — During a combined pageant, Allison Stump, Pierceton, was crowned the 2017 Miss Kosciusko County Fair Queen and Kyla Kohler, Warsaw, was crowned the 2017 Miss Teen Kosciusko County Fair Queen.
The pageant took place at the Shrine Building at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 17.
During the pageant, contestants walked in professional wear, 1920s themed wear and formal wear. The contestants gave a speech on an important person or organization to them. The girls also had to answer an impromptu question onstage.
In the Miss Teen Kosciusko contest, Lillie Collins, Warsaw, was third runner-up, Graycee Sands, Warsaw, was second runner-up and Ashley Irwin, Warsaw, was first runner-up. Kyla Kohler was crowned the 2017 Miss Teen Kosciusko Fair Queen.
In the Miss Kosciusko County Fair Queen pageant, Katelin Ksiezopolski, Claypool, was second runner-up and Ashley Larson, Pierceton, was first runner-up.
Miss Kosciusko must participate in the 2017 fair parade, be a positive role model and representative for Kosciusko County, participate in fair activities, compete in the Indiana State Fair Pageant, compete in the Indiana Festival Pageant and pass down the crown at the following year’s pageant.
Miss Teen Kosciusko must participate in the 2017 fair parade, be a positive role model and representative for Kosciusko County and participate in fair activities.
The judges for the pageant were Ruth Zimmerman, from Kosciusko County, Yvonne Keirn, from Kosciusko County and Robert Adkine, from Farmington Hills, Mich.