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Two Marinette County Girls Compete for Queen
Two young ladies will compete in the 2013 Marinette County 4-H Royalty Contest. They will be crowned at the Marinette County Fair in Wausaukee on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. by the 2012 Queen Teia Lea. Candidates are Emily French and Destiny LaPlant.
Emily French, 16, daughter of Abraham and Karen French of Pembine, will be a junior at Pembine High School. A 6-year member of the Pike River 4-H Club, her 4-H projects have included crafts, flowers, foods, goats, horseless horse, pets, photography, poultry, rabbits, vegetables, vet sciences and woodworking.
Destiny LaPlant, 15, is the daughter of Denton LaPlant and Jessica LaPlant of Peshtigo. She will be a sophomore at Peshtigo High School and is a 6-year member of the Country Reins 4-H Club. Her 4-H projects have included horse, horseless horse, and photography.
The two candidates were judged on poise, appearance, speaking ability, group and one on one interviews on Saturday, Aug. 17. They will be at the fair handing out ribbons and awards as well as helping to emcee 4-H events, participating in parades and helping to promote 4-H. Judges were Danielle Annala, Debra Heitman, and Jamie Youngs. Feldsteins of Marinette donated the tiara.
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