The quest to be Fort Bend County Fair Queen is in full swing.
Nine young ladies are vying to carry on the tradition and will be the recipient of the Fair Queen Scholarship.
The candidates took part in a mandatory meeting and posed for group and individual pictures.
“We are always excited to meet our queen candidates as they begin their journeys,” said Jennifer Williams, Fort Bend County Fair Co-Director in Charge of the Queen Scholarship Contest. “It is very rewarding to see our candidates soar in their self-esteem and communication skills. We are proud to be able to carry on the tradition of naming a Fair Queen, but to be able to also help these young ladies get prepared for their futures.”
Running for 2021 Fort Bend County Fair Queen are Taylor Rich, who attends Foster High School and lives in Richmond; Tabitha Webster, who attends Foster High School and lives in Richmond; Lilly Fiser, who attends Foster High School and lives in Richmond; Valeria Salazar, who attends Tompkins High School and lives in Fulshear; Skylin Bromonsky, who attends Needville High School and lives in Needville; Delayna Zepeda, who attends Terry High School and lives in Richmond; Tristen Drury, who attends Needville High School and lives in Needville; Meadow Votis, who attends Elkins High School and lives in Missouri City; and Christie Koerth, attends George Ranch High School and lives in Missouri City.
The candidate that is crowned queen will serve as an ambassador throughout the fair’s 10-day run.
She will attend receptions, livestock shows, and auctions as part of her duties.
Throughout the year, the Fair Queen will represent the Fort Bend County Fair at community events, luncheons, holiday gatherings, and other fair activities.
The 2021 Fort Bend County Fair Queen will be crowned on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. For more information, visit fortbendcountyfair.com or call the Fair Office at 281-342-6171.