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Shelbyville's Julia Prickett crowned Shelby County Fair Queen

A Shelbyville High School graduate and Purdue sophomore plans to be on the TV screen delivering your weather forecast in the near future.


Right now, the forecast appears nothing sunny for Julia Prickett.  The 19-year-old is the 2021 Shelby County Fair Queen.  She was the crown during Saturday’s contest held at the Triton Central High School auditorium.



She explains why this title, and opportunity, is valuable.



Prickett says she’s ready for the weather and everything else the fair has to offer.



Joining her on this year’s Shelby County Fair Queen court:


1st runner-up and Miss Congeniality – Triton Central graduate and soon to be IU freshman Lillian Gahimer, 18


2nd runner-up – SHS graduate and IU junior Abby Miller, 20


3rd runner-up:  Triton Central senior Emma Hutchinson, 17