The 22 Washington Town and Country Fair Queen candidates were recognized Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, during the coronation ceremony for their advanced Fair pass sales. The group sold $264,473.
Thirteen of the queen candidates were singled out for selling more than $7,500 worth of tickets. Each received a Tiffany-style silver bracelet with a Fair logo charm, plus their name was entered into a drawing for $500 cash.
Ladies selling more than $15,000 worth of advanced passes also had their name entered in a second drawing to win $500 cash. Their names were entered once for every $15,000 they sold.
Among the group, the top ticket seller this year was Rebecca Lowes, who sold $37,480 in passes. She was sponsored by Bank of Washington.
Fair Queen Cheyenne Parks was second in top ticket sales with $36,042. Schnucks was her sponsor.
Third place in top ticket sales went to Abigail Landwehr for selling $25,658. She was sponsored by The Hawthorne Inn.
Other top ticket sellers were:
Corinne Halsted, $22,523, Mercy;
Carli Reed, $15,185, Bank of Franklin County;
Sally Jo Kelley, $14,373, Halcyon Spa;
Monica Unnerstall, $12,425, KJ Unnerstall Construction;
Hannah Plowman, $11,580, Old Dutch Hotel;
Lea Bierbaum, $11,131, Augusta Winery;
Madison Yarbrough, $10,001, Papa Murphy’s;
Annie Rehling, $8,324, Law Office of Mark Rudder;
Samantha Gansman, $8,262, Jim Brinker Recycling; and
Grace Walde, $8,240, LPL Financial — George Meyer and Eric Park.
Winners of the two $500 cash prizes were Annie Rehling and Corinne Halsted.