We are Proud to Present
2017 Wayne County Fair
Queen & Princess Scholarship Winners
Queen – Sylvia DeMarree Princess – Jennifer Evans
1st Runner Up – Madison Weber 1st Runner Up – Brinley Bruening
2nd Runner Up – Michelle Post 2nd Runner Up – Morgan McTighe
3rd Runner Up – Jessie Bruening 3rd Runner Up – Olivia DeMarree
2017 Miss Congeniality – Alisa Shepherd
Sylvia DeMarree, an 17 year old high school Senior at Sodus, was chosen as the 2017 Wayne County Fair Queen. She is the daughter of Peter and Jenifer DeMarree and has 2 sisters and 1 brother. Sylvia competed among contestants ages 16-18 for her title. She is the Vice President and member of National Honor Society, plays in her high school band and marches for the Red Caps, plays soccer, golf and swims where she has broken several school records. Sylvia will be attending RIT for Actuarial Science and Applied Statistics.
First Runner Up honors went to Madison Weber of Williamson. Madison is a 16 year old sophomore at Williamson High School and the daughter of Wade & Jen Weber. Michelle Post of Williamson was named 2nd runner up. Michelle is an 18 year old senior at Williamson High School and the daughter of Jeff and Michelle Post. Jessey Bruening of Macedon was named 3rd runner up. Jessey, 17 years old attends Palmyra Macedon High School and is the daughter of Lesley Burger and Eric Bruening.
Jennifer Evans of Macedon was named 2017 Wayne County Fair Princess. Jennifer is a 15 year old sophomore at Palmyra Macedon High School and the daughter of Kevin and Ann Evans. She competed among contestants ages 13-15 for her title. Jennifer is a cheerleader and likes to hike, ski, cook, bake and volunteer at Open Door Mission. Brinley Bruening, 14, is our first runner up for Princess. Brinley is in the 8th grade Palmyra Macedon Middle School and is the daughter of Lesley Burger and Eric Bruening of Macedon. Morgan McTighe of Palmyra was named 2nd runner up. This 15 year old sophomore is the daughter of Mike and Mary McTighe. Freshman Olivia DeMarree was named 3rd runner up. She is the daughter of She is the daughter of Peter and Jenifer DeMarree of Sodus.
Alisa Shepherd of Newark was voted 2017 Wayne County Fair Miss Congeniality. Alisa is a 16 year old junior at Newark High School and the daughter of Thad and Erin Shepherd.
Scholarships will be awarded to the Queen, Princess and Miss Congeniality. The Wayne County Fair Royalty will reign over the 162nd annual Wayne County Fair August 14-19th in Palmyra.
Prior to 1979, the Fair Queen was called “Miss Palmyra Fair, Wayne County 4-H Fair Queen”; today, “Wayne County Fair Queen”. In 1979, Dorothy & Leonard Miller approached the Fair Board of directors to ask permission to have our own pageant, it was approved and the Wayne County Fair Queens Pageant was initiated.
Past Fair Queens!
Year Queen Princess
|2016||Molly St. Thomas||Alisa Shepherd|
|2015||Alisa Abrams||Samantha Ruiz|
|2014||Amy Burlee||Alexis Lancaster|
|2013||Ciera Lancaster||Bailey Cole|
|2012||Savannah Houck||Molly St. Thomas|
|2011||Mackenzie Wilson||Sarah Looney|
|2010||Katrina Fedczuk||Alissa Kate Frazer|
|2009||Kendall Main||Calley Shurgot|
|2008||Leah Paschke||Courtney Hill|
|2007||Heather Mackey||Katrina Fedczuk|
|2006||Blaire Bebernitz||Jordan Retan|
|2005||Missiy Allison||Seana Sharpstene|
|2004||Kailee Spencer||Amanda Sudore|
|2003||Elizabeth Moll||Laura Bennett|
|2002||Brandy Pollot||Aubrey Young|
|2001||Jessica Bryant||Jennifer Flye|
|2000||Lauren Seuffert-Szklany||Hannah Joy Lawliss|
|1999||Erica Lonis||Kelly Jo Flye|
|1998||Nicole Rush||Lauren Seuffert-Szklany|
|1997||Danielle Farkas||Cairy Norman|
|1996||Kym Morris||Allison Tome|
|1995||Kristen Hastings||Sarah Walker|
|1994||Melissa Ryan||Danielle Farkas|
|1993||Kristin Jayne –Vanderwege||Hilary Richards-Richmond|
|1992||Gigi Frazer||Beth Farkas|
|1991||Anthea Trombley||Erika Tietz|
|1989||Jennifer Seeley –Wehrmaker||Jennifer Santmeyer-Baldwin|
|1988||Melissa Bauer Safford||N/A|
|1984||Marnie Plyter – Robel||N/A|
|1981||Kathy Ann Wilbor Cooper||N/A|
|1977||Pamela Martin – Ferranti||—-|
Enjoy this gallery of past courts: