POINT PLEASANT — Jordan Muncy of Gallipolis Ferry has been named the 2017 Mason County Fair Queen.
Muncy was crowned Monday night on the main stage of the Mason County Fair during the popular Fair Queen Contest sponsored by Ohio Valley Bank.
She is the daughter of Pam and Scot Muncy and was sponsored by Pleasant Valley Hospital. Jordan is a 2016 graduate of PPHS and attends West Virginia University where she majors in accounting and minors in agribusiness. While at PPHS she earned a number of scholarships and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She’s been involved in a host of 4-H and FFA activities, holding club offices in both organizations. In addition, she’s shown livestock at the fair and holds several awards and degrees from FFA.
Joining Jordan in her royal court are:
First runner-up Kerigan Blake of Mason, daughter of Rodney Weaver and Rebecca Weaver who was sponsored by Hogg and Zuspan Materials and Co. Inc.
Second runner-up Emily Keefer of Leon, daughter of Jesse and Valissa Keefer and sponsored by B&G Heating and Cooling. Keefer also took home the Evening Gown Award.
Third runner-up Karlee Edmonds from Point Pleasant, daughter of Will and Lynnita Edmonds and sponsored by Mason County 4H Leaders. Edmonds also won the Best Promotional Award.
Miss Congeniality went to Maggie Waugh from Apple Grove, daughter of Carla Waugh and John Waugh and sponsored by Chuck Zerkle-Apple Grove Market. Waugh also took home the Brandy Barkey Sweeney Community Service Award.
Also taking home awards were Conner Grady of Mount Alto, daughter of Michael and Deanna Grady, who took home Miss Photogenic. She was sponsored by J&R auto repair.
Fair parade awards were as follows: First Place, Emily Parsons of Leon, daughter of Abra and Scott Parsons and sponsored by LifeTite Metal. Second Place, Kate Henderson of Henderson, daughter of Jim and Andrea Henderson, sponsored by Victoria’s Prom and Bridal Boutique. Third Place, (tie) Kerigan Blake and Maggie Waugh.
Also competing were Darian Jones from New Haven, daughter of Anthony Jones and Karen Jones and sponsored by Auctions by Ricky Pearson Junior LLC. Alexandria Warden of Gallipolis Ferry, daughter of Alisha Wallis and Richard Warden and sponsored by GMC Genetics LLC. McKenna Bronosky of Point Pleasant, daughter of Julie and the late Christopher Bronosky and sponsored by M&Z Boutique.
This was the 14th year for emcee Randy Parsons. The queen contest is organized by Aimee Stein and Andrea Henderson, with help from the Fair Queen Contest Committee.
Also supporting the Fair Queen Contest are many businesses, organizations and individuals throughout the area. These supporters help provide the following for the winners and contestants:
Queen received a crown, courtesy of Siders Jewelers; sash, courtesy of Deal Funeral Home; flowers, courtesy of Floral Fashions; crown pin, courtesy of Victoria’s Prom & Bridal; $600 cash award, presented by Ohio Valley Bank; $75 gift certificate courtesy of Advanced Design; $100 gas card courtesy of Camp Conely Mart; $50 gas card Point Financial Services Insurance; $50 gift certificate from Birds of a Feather Boutique; Magnetic Car Signs courtesy of KDL Autobody; Mini-Photo session courtesy of Amy Grady Photography; Fair Photo Session courtesy of Shutter Creations; $100 cash for queen to use for food during the week of the fair courtesy of Madison Crank, 2012 Fair Queen; camper for queen’s lodging during the fair courtesy of Burdette Camping Center; golf cart for queen’s transportation during the fair courtesy Henderson Family; trophy and an all-expense-paid trip to compete in the 2017 West Virginia Fairs and Festivals Pageant in Charleston in January, courtesy of the Mason County Fair Board. Also, a queen’s basket filled with items from area business sponsored by Airbrush Tanning by Colleen Arrington, All About You, Ashley Cossin-Younique Consultant, Ashley Ord, Brittany Sayre, Deem Team, Emages Consulting, Fantastic Sams Manager & Stylist- MacKenzie Thomas, Hadleigh Thomas-Miss Maritime, Foxy Locks, The 4-H Queens, Haley Sturgeon, Jessica Whittington-Nerium Consultant, Jim & Kathy Bowser, Judy Hensley, Jordan Glover, Joann Cullen, Kalee Edmonds, Karrie Peck, Kayla Thomas, Lexxy Meadows, Loretta Fuhs, Magic Mirror-Kim Pridmore, Magic Mirror Teresa Krebs, Magnabilities-Aimee Stein, Marketta Crum, Mason Jar, McDonald’s, Mountain Momma Clothing, Paparazzi-Jessicca West, Oliverio’s, Pam Jarvis Pink Zebra Consultant, Patty Roush, Robbie & Katrina Greenlee, Scentsy Representative-Kelly Fields, Shama Canterbury- Perfectly Posh Consultant, Stover Trucking Co., Subway, Trades of Hope- Kim Schoonover, Thomas Boar Goats, Victoria’s Prom and Bridal, Young Living-Lorrie Wright.
First runner-up received sash, courtesy of Deal Funeral Home; flowers, courtesy of Floral Fashions; trophy, courtesy of the Mason County Fair Board; fair photo session courtesy of Shutter Creations; and a $200 cash award courtesy of the Ohio Valley Bank.
Second runner-up received sash, courtesy of Deal Funeral Home; flowers, courtesy of Floral Fashions; trophy, courtesy of the Mason County Fair Board; fair photo session courtesy of Shutter Creations; and a $ 100 cash award courtesy of the Ohio Valley Bank.
Third runner-up received sash, courtesy of Deal Funeral Home; flowers, courtesy of Floral Fashions; trophy, courtesy of the Mason County Fair Board; fair photo session courtesy of Shutter Creations; and $ 50 cash award courtesy of the Ohio Valley Bank.
Miss Congeniality received $200 cash award, presented in memory of Annette Hanes by Annette’s Family; $25 cash award, courtesy of Ohio Valley Bank; sash courtesy of Deal Funeral Home; trophy, courtesy of the Mason County Fair Board; flowers, courtesy of Floral Fashions; fair photo session courtesy of Shutter Creations.
Miss Photogenic received gift courtesy of Picture Perfect Productions.
All Contestants will receive: A t-shirt sponsored by AB Contracting Modular Division; Eiffel Tower Keychain from Paris sponsored by Victoria’s Prom & Bridal; Fair Pass from Mason County Fair Board.
Top Promotional Award Winner who received the highest score in this category at the Mason County Fair received a gift basket courtesy of This –N- That Cafe. When the Mason County Fair Queen competes in the West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals pageant each January she must give a 30-second promotional about the fair she represents. This is sort of a mini-commercial.
Top Evening Gown winner received a gift basket courtesy of Naomi Lanier-Mary Kay Consultant.
Fair Parade Awards sponsored by Stover Trucking Company, LLC: First Place – $75; Second Place – $50; Third Place-$25.
Brandy Barkey Sweeney Community Service Award Winner received plaque and $25 cash award presented by Brandy Barkey Sweeney.
Other major pageant sponsors: Presbyterian Church, Point Pleasant Register, Randy Parsons-Emcee, Williams Fuel Stop, Village Pizza, Fair Queen Contestant dads, Red’s Auto and Towing Center, Red’s Truck Center, World Wide Equipment, John Sang Ford, Napa Auto Parts, Nationwide Insurance-Jon Parrack, The Wolf 93.1, Neville Wrecker Service & Stapleton Towing, Rita & John Stapleton-owner, Patrick Hill-manager, Mid-Ohio Valley Center.
Beth Sergent is editor of Ohio Valley Publishing.