Wataga girl reigns as Midsommar royalty

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Sally Christianson of Wataga served as the 2010 Bishop Hill Midsommar Queen on Saturday, June 26.

Sally Christianson of Wataga served as the 2010 Bishop Hill Midsommar Queen on Saturday, June 26.

Daughter of Dave and Patty Christianson of Wataga, Sally wore a Leksand dress that was a gift from Lillemor Horngren.

A founding member of Pride of the Family VASA youth and children’s club, Sally has helped introduce Swedish folk dancing to over 5,000 people.

She is interested in politics, and plays piano, electric bass guitar and violin. She is employed as a housekeeper for the Galseburg office of Hein Construction.

Sally attends Bethel Baptist Church in Galesburg, and will celebrate her 13th birthday on Aug. 23.