The names of the 17 young Jackson County women who will compete in the Jackson County Fair Queen contest at 8 p.m. July 24 at the grandstand have been announced.
The queen candidates, their parents, hometowns and sponsors are:
•Ciara Fisher, daughter of Jeffrey and Dora Fisher, Norman, Jackson County Extension Homemakers Past Presidents Club.
•Katie Sturgill, daughter of Leonard Sturgill and Rebecca Ford, Seymour, Gamma Phi chapter of Tri Kappa.
•Kaitlin McPike, daughter of Greg and Andrea McPike, Medora, Seymour City Extension Homemakers Club.
•Danielle Shelley, daughter of Kevin and Nancy Shelley, Seymour, Jim Hoffman with Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.
•Laura Pence, daughter of Jim and Peggy Pence, Brownstown, Kum Join Us Extension Homemakers
•Madison Turner, daughter of Trent and Sonya Turner Nale, Brownstown, The Peoples Bank, Brownstown.
•Sara Dawn Martin, daughter of Roger and Barbara Martin, Freetown, Psi Iota Xi.
•Lydia Pottschmidt, daughter of Leon and Christy Pottschmidt, Seymour, Sauers Extension Homemakers Club.
•Mikayla Fee, daughter of Jason and Tonya Fee, Seymour, Kids ‘N Kittles Extension Homemakers Club
•Brooke Plummer, daughter of Shawn and Shelli Plummer, Seymour, Dr. Luyen Le, general surgeon.
•Cassidy Mantz, daughter of Brian and Regina Huey and George Mantz, Crothersville, Crothersville Extension Homemakers.
•Stephanie Lewis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Lewis, Brownstown, Pershing Township Volunteer Fire Department.
•Elizabeth Lee, daughter of Sam and Janet Lee, Brownstown, Jackson County Democrat Women’s Club.
•Jaelyn Perry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Perry, Freetown, Pershing Township Lions Club.
•Morgan Ritz, daughter of Casey and Melanie Ritz, Seymour, Country Friends Extension Homemakers Club.
•Kelly Martin, daughter of Bryan and Anne Marie Martin, Freetown, Freetown Improvement Association.
•Brycelyn Ruddick, daughter of Carla Hehman, Brownstown, and the late Butch Ruddick, Tammy’s Dance Studio.
•Derrick Maxie, son of Ryan and Linda Begley and Dennis Maxie, Crothersville.n Ryan Benter, son of Kevin and Tammy Benter, Brownstown
•John McKinney, son of Mark and Joyce McKinney, Brownstown.
•Cameron Deppe, son of Shawn and Lisa Deppen, Seymour.
What: 2016 Jackson County Fair Queen Contest
When: 8 p.m. July 24
Where: The grandstand
Cost: $5 adults, $2 children 6-12; under 6 free.
Sponsor: The Jackson County Fair Association