Fair queen candidates

Unionville Fair Queen contest contestants Lauren Chamb erlain, Sophie Hasley, Tomasina Petragnani and Lexie McNeil.

EAST MARLBOROUGH—The Unionville Community Fair Queen and Princess Pageant was held at Unionville Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The program was emceed by former Kennett Square mayor and past council member, Leon R. Spencer, Jr.

The 2018 Queen, Annaliese Rizzo, returned to the stage once again to crown the new Queen. The pageant kicks off the opening of the 95th annual Unionville Community Fair and Farm Show.

The pageant featured 7 participants, all from Unionville High School and Patton Middle School. Lexie McNeil, 17, was crowned the 2019 Unionville Community Fair Queen.

Lauren Chamberlain, 17, was named the Fair Queen alternate. Also crowned were Sophie Halsey, 15, as the 2019 Fair Princess, and Tomasina Petragnani, 14, as the Princess Alternate.

The fair increased the scholarship funding this year and will award the Queen a $1,000 scholarship at the closing of the fair, as well as $500 for the Queen Alternate, $200 for the Princess, and $100 for the Princess Alternate.

For more details about the Unionville Community Fair and to view a copy of this year’s event schedule, please visit our website at ucfair.org.

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