Summer Robbins Crowned 2014 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Summer Robbins, Miss Montgomery County Fair, was crowned the 2014 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Sunday night.
Illinois Agriculture Director Bob Flider and retiring Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Amelia Martens did the crowning, which culminated the annual convention of the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs. This year a record 72 county fair queens vied for the coveted title.
Robbins, the daughter of Rick and Julie Robbins of Coffeen, attends the University of Illinois College of Business. Her career goal is to become a corporate attorney.
Miss Winnebago County Fair Queen Megan Magee was named first runner-up. Magee is the daughter of Steve and Deb Magee of South Beloit. The judges selected Miss Warren County Fair Queen Alejandra Gillen as second runner-up. She is the daughter of Raymond and Elena Gillen of Monmouth.
Miss Macon County Fair Hannah Wolfe, the daughter of Doug and Julie Wolfe of Decatur, was the third runner-up and Miss Okawville Fair Alexis Lintker, the daughter of Carl and Lisa Lintker of Venedy, was the fourth.
The 55th Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant was held at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, where almost 4,000 county fair members and friends spent the weekend selecting their entertainment and service needs for the 2014 county fair season. The 103 county fairs culminate with the Illinois State Fair, Aug. 7-17, 2014 and the DuQuoin State Fair, Aug. 22 through Sept. 1, 2014.