Fairest of the Fair event set for May 18

The Oconto County Youth Fair has experienced a resurgence in applications for the fair’s official ambassador.

Four candidates for the 2024 Oconto County Fairest of the Fair are scheduled to introduce themselves in a competition starting at 11 a.m. May 18 in the Gillett Secondary School Auditorium, 208 W. Main St. The event is open to the public.

The candidates are:

• Georgia Gerndt, a senior at Suring High School, and the daughter of Sarah and Wes School and Craig Gerndt. She is a member of Northern Riders 4-H, Suring FFA, National Honor Society, Student Council, Hi-Q, the Tutoring Program, cross-country, basketball and track. Her sponsor is North Branch Logging Enterprises of Suring.

• Kathryn Raddatz, a senior at Oconto Falls High School. Her parents are Teresa and Nathan Raddatz. She is a member of Christy Brook 4-H Club and is involved in a number of school activities, including Student Council, Art Club, National Honor Society, Kindness Committee, basketball, volleyball and track. Her sponsor is Crowned Holsteins and Jerseys, Gillett.

• Grace Seefeldt graduated from Lena High School, where she was a member of Lena FFA, 4-H, National Honor Society and cheerleading, along with being a manager for wrestling and baseball. She is now a freshman at South Dakota State University and is a member of the Pre-Vet Club, Colligate Cattlemen’s, and Agriculture LLC. She is the daughter of Dale and Becky Seefeldt. She is sponsored by Jagiello Dairy Farm LLC of Lena.

• Amber Seitz is a senior at Pulaski High School. Her parents are Mark and Cindy Seitz. She is a member of Pulaski FFA, along with participating in Leo Club, National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, marching band, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin. Her sponsor is Sievert Dairy Farm, Sobieski.