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Brock crowned 2011 Henry County Fair Queen

Tammy Wilkinson
Dana Brock is the 2011 Miss Henry County Fair Queen.

Dana Brock, 18, of Cambridge was crowned the 2011 Miss Henry County Fair on June 21st at the fairgrounds in Cambridge.

Brock was selected from a field of 15 contestants.

Victoria Addis, 17, of Annawan, was first runner-up, while Hailey Clark, 17, of Cambridge, was second runner-up.

Brock is a 2011 graduate of Cambridge High School. This fall she plans to attend the University of Illinois and major in biology while pursing pre-med.

In high school, she was active on the school dance team, served as Student Council president, yearbook editor, vice president of the National Art Honor Society and LEV president. Brock was also a member of the high school Spanish Club, scholastic bowl and took part in the school musical.

The new queen is employed at Dairy Queen in Geneseo.

Brock is the daughter of Tom and Sandy Brock.

The new queen also received the physical fitness, interview award and evening gown awards.

First runner-up Addis is the daughter of John and Vanessa Addis of Annawan.

The 17-year-old will be a senior this year at Annawan High School. She also won the communication skills award.

Clark is a student at Cambridge High School. She is the daughter of Randy and Rachelle Edmund of Cambridge, and Allen Clark of Maquoketa, Iowa.

Lauren Jonmarker, 16, of Kewanee, received the Miss Photogenic Award and Alex Keleher, 16, of Orion, received the Miss Congeniality Award.

Allison Meyer, 13, of Cambridge, was crowned the 2011 Junior Miss Henry County Fair.

Meyer is the daughter of Bob and Liz Meyer of Cambridge.

Danielle Strouss, 14, of Geneseo, was first runner-up. She is the daughter of Brian and Amy Strouss.

The Geneseo teen also received the interview award.

Second runner-up in the junior miss division was Jordan VanMelkebeke, 13, of Kewanee. She is the daughter of Jim and Jan Padilla and Rod and Julie VanMelkebeke. Jordan received the Miss Congeniality Award.

Jamie Franck, 13, of Cambridge, received the evening gown award and tied with contestant Claire Rittenhouse, 13, of Orion for the speech award.

Michaela Goodley, 13, of Annawan, won the photogenic award.

There were 26 contestants in the pageant for girls 12 to 14.

Addison Dykstra, 5, of Geneseo, was crowned the 2011 Little Miss Henry County Fair. She is the daughter of Curt and Sara Dykstra.

Olivia Egert, 7, of Geneseo, was first runner-up. She is the daughter of Ryan and Penny Egert and also won the photogenic award.

Second runner-up was Carmen Stahl, 6, of Cambridge, daughter of Lonny and Naomi Stahl.

Other award winners were: Kendall Stout, 6, of Kewanee, party dress and ticket trophy winner; Lynleigh Ufen, 5, of Cambridge, interview award; Sydney VanHyfte, 6, Cambridge, preliminary pop question award; and Ella Jeffries, 6, Cambridge, received the Miss Congeniality Award.

There were 26 youngsters in the pageant for 5- to 7-year-olds.