Queens crowned

Lit­tle Miss and Miss Trappe cho­sen at fair

Sunday Star - - FRONT PAGE - By CHRIS POLK cpolk@star­dem.com Fol­low me on Twit­ter @chrisp_s­tar­dem. Email me at cpolk@star­dem.com.

TRAPPE — Two new rep­re­sen­ta­tives for the Trappe Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany Inc. were cho­sen dur­ing evening com­pe­ti­tions at the Trappe Old Tyme Fair, June 21 through 23.

Juli­ette Mor­ris was named the 2018 Lit­tle Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion.

Juli­ette is 6 years old and entering first grade at White Marsh Ele­men­tary.

She is the daugh­ter of Alex and Christina Mor­ris, the grand­daugh­ter of Marvin and Rose­mary Mor­ris, all of Trappe, and the grand­daugh­ter of Vic­tor and Diane Piz­zaia of Par­sons­burg.

Lanna Bless­ing, the 2017 Lit­tle Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion, did the crowning.

Karli Ab­bott was named the new Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion for 2018.

Karli is 15 years old, a sopho­more at Eas­ton High School, an of­fi­cer in NJROTC and wants to en­ter the Naval Academy af­ter high school.

She is the daugh­ter of Kari Diefend­er­fer and grand­daugh­ter of Sonny and Lou Diefend­er­fer, all of Trappe.

First run­ner-up in the Miss Trappe con­test, and the only other con­tes­tant, was Vic­to­ria McCracken, 15, a sopho­more at St. Michaels High School.

Both Karli and Vic­to­ria are close friends and have long fam­ily his­to­ries with the town fire com­pany.

Vic­to­ria’s fam­ily goes back at least three gen­er­a­tions of vol­un­teer­ing, and Ab­bott is a fifth-gen­er­a­tion vol­un­teer, her fam­ily said.

Karli was crowned by the 2017 Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion Chloe Milligan.

Flow­ers for the Lit­tle Miss and Miss com­pe­ti­tions were pro­vided by Mon­teray Farms Flow­ers and Gifts.

PHOTO BY CHRIS POLK

Juli­ette Mor­ris, right, was crowned the 2018 Lit­tle Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion on June 23 dur­ing the Trappe Old Tyme Fair. The 2017 Lit­tle Miss Trappe Lanna Bless­ing, left, did the crowning.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO

From left, first run­ner-up Vic­to­ria McCracken, the newly crowned 2018 Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion Karli Ab­bott and the 2017 Miss Trappe Fire Pre­ven­tion Chloe Milligan smile for the cam­eras af­ter the Miss Trappe con­test.

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