WATTSBURG — Contestants from Corry were awarded several titles and trophies Sunday during the annual Erie County Fair Queen, Junior Miss and Princess contests.
The pageant took place at the Wattsburg Fairgrounds with a total of 16 contestants in three age categories.
Sixteen-year-old Jocelyn Kurtz, a junior at Corry Area High School, won first runner-up in the Queen contest. She also won Miss Congeniality.
“I had a really good time throughout the whole experience,” Kurtz said. “I got a chance to get to know all the girls and learn a lot about the fair.”
Kayla Kedzior of Waterford was crowned as Queen and won Best Essay.
Queen contestant Alexia Schweitzer, a junior at Corry Area High School, received a plaque for most community service hours.
Miss Photogenic in the Queen contest went to Anissa Eliason.
As the winner, Kedzior will travel to Hershey in January, where she will compete for the title of Pennsylvania State Fair Queen.
In the Junior Miss competition, the crown went to Corry’s Brittany Fletcher, a sophomore at Corry Area High School. She also received the award for Best Essay.
Junior Miss first runner-up was Samantha Black of Wattsburg.
The Miss Photogenic and Miss Congeniality trophies went to Junior Miss contestant Brittany Scott of Corry.
See the Journal's Monday, August 31st edition for full story