Its trio of beauty pageants were, as always, a big draw for the 2018 Hendry County Fair, which ran from Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 18, in Clewiston.
The 2018 Little Miss Hendry County winner is Carli Ford. The other winners are: Jenna Lester, first runner-up; Laura Davila, second runner-up; Carli Ford, Miss Congeniality; Rylie Harrelson, Miss Photogenic; and Jade Potter, Most Fundraising Sales.
The 2018 Junior Miss Hendry County winner is Haley Lovell. The others are: Victoria Roberts, first runner-up; Jennah Hernandez, second runner-up; Karlee Lamb, Miss Congeniality; Roxanna Valdez, Miss Photogenic; and Tyra Whitehurst, Most Fundraising Sales.
Vivian Haney was named the 2018 Miss Hendry County. Other winners in that pageant are: Keelyn Sanchez, first runner-up; Selena Gonzalez, second runner-up; Cherica Marshall, Miss Congeniality; Vivian Haney, Miss Photogenic; and Tiffany Dunham, Most Fundraising Sales.
The 2017 Miss Hendry County, Carley Morrell, was present to pass on her crown.
Winners in the livestock competitions were as follows:
Market Steer Show
Grand Champion: Kalei Sutton
Reserve Grand Champion: Conner Swindle
Senior Showmanship: Landon Sutton
Intermediate Showmanship: Ryleigh Flynn
Junior Showmanship: Breana Holcomb
Hendry County Bred Grand Champion: Clayton Sparks
Hendry County Bred Reserve Grand Champion: Cole Davis
Beef Breeding Show
Grand Champion: Jewel Jackman
Reserve Champion: Morgan Daniels
Senior Showmanship: Jewel Jackman
Junior Showmanship: Nicholas McDuffie
Market Swine Show
Grand Champion: Kylie Tarter
Reserve Grand Champion: Jennah Hernandez
Senior Showmanship: Kylie Tarter
Intermediate Showmanship: Brianna Calvo
Junior Showmanship: Emersyn Quinn