The Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs held its 112th annual convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield last weekend.
Every year, the IAAF names the Miss Illinois County Fair Queen.
This year, 20-year-old Paige Van Dyke of Lewisville took home the 63rd Miss Illinois County Fair Queen crown. She majoring in ag communications with a minor in special education at Oklahoma State University.
Edgar County’s Caroline Smith earned the title of first runner up. Union County’s Avery Osman earned second runner up.
Finalists included Allison Stewart of Macon County, Mackenzie Moyer of Macoupin County, Faith Maxwell of Pana Tri-County, Lauren Phillips of Christian County, and 11 others.