Three contestants in the running for Miss Mid-State Fair
–Three young ladies are in the running to be crowned Miss Mid-State Fair 2016. Contestants will compete in five areas: Interview, Platform, Talent, Swimsuit, and Evening Wear. The objective of the contestant’s platform is to plan a community outreach program involving the fair.
The contestants are:
Victoria Humphrey is 17 years old and attends San Luis Obispo High School. Her hobbies include cheerleading, hiking and baking. She has been the Associated Student Body Activities commissioner, and a part of the Martha Olson Fernandez Foundation for ALS Research, the FFA opening/closing competition and the 4-H swine group Jr. Leader for five years. Her awards & achievements include varsity cheerleading head captain, San Luis Obispo High School scholar athlete, Elks student of the month scholarship winner, Principal’s Honor Roll, and UCA Varsity “All American” cheerleader. Victoria’s platform is titled “Pledge for a Purpose” – she will teach children the value of giving back to their community by visiting elementary schools and sharing with the children.
Carley Cockrum is 18 years old and attends Cuesta College. Her hobbies include FFA, swimming, cooking and interior design. She has been involved with the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce Ambassador team, FFA officer & livestock judging team and volunteer with the Paso Robles Rotary Club. Her achievements and awards include Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp, Rotary Scholarship, FFA market hog breed champion (CMSF 2015) and 1st place Novice Showmanship. Carley’s platform title is “The Sharing Garden” – her goal is to educate our community about farming and fighting hunger in our own back yard.
Tahnee Bray is 20 years old and attends Cuesta College. Her hobbies include singing, horseback riding, refurbishing furniture and hiking. She has been involved with the King City FFA, Stage Hands Theatre, Timshel Choir, and King City Relay for Life. Her achievements include Miss Salinas Valley Fair Hostess 2014, State/National FFA choir, National FFA American Degree recipient, Boot Barn employee of the month and National Finals Rodeo employee. Tahnee’s platform title is “Young and Young at Heart” – a program for students to visit nursing homes so that they can do activities with seniors.
The Miss Mid-State Fair pageant will happen on the first day of the fair, Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.midstatefair.com.