Fair queen application deadline is approaching
The Charles County Fair Queen, Queen Nicotina LXXXI, will reign over the 93rd Charles County Fair to be held Sept. 15-18. A panel of judges will interview all nominated contestants on Sept. 9 and select the queen as well as her court for the coronation ceremony to be held on Thursday, Sept. 15.
The queen is selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activities, poise and appearance, personal interview and presentation. She will receive a $1,000 tuition scholarship to be given by PNC Bank.
The requirements to enter include: • Participants must be a resident of Charles County for at least four years. • Participants must be sponsored by a recognized Charles County civic or educational organization. • Participants must be
unmarried. • Participants must be a senior at a Charles County high school who plans to continue her education, or a freshman at the College of Southern Maryland during the 2016 school year or a senior commuting daily to high school. • Participants must be a student in good standing, morally and scholastically, with a C or better average. The entry form must be signed by the president of the sponsoring organization and a school official at the last school attended. The entry form must be postmarked no later than midnight Sunday, Aug. 28. The winner must be present at the judging at the fairgrounds at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. The judges will select a court of 13 from the contestants who are present.