BUCKHANNON — The 80th Annual Strawberry Festival held the super sweet Strawberry Blonde Contest this past Thursday. It was such a beautiful day for all the festivities and the contestants were too adorable. The Courthouse Plaza was the perfect setting for the nine contestants in attendance.
The contestants and their parents were able to pose for a photo with the West Virginia Strawberry Festival Royalty after being presented their awards.
The division awards are as follows:
0 to 12 months: 1st place Hudson Summerfield, 2nd place Emilyn Alkire and 3rd place Landon Tenney
13 months to 3 years: 1st place Sophie Moore, 2nd place Ember Loudin and 3rd place Haylee Snider.
4 to 6 years: 1st place Madelynn Williams, 2nd place Grayson Marsh and 3rd place Keagan Heater.
Everyone had a wonderful time. Congratulations to all the winners and contestants!