July 19, 1992
Four young women will compete in the Carroll County Farm Queen contest on Aug. 2 -- opening day of the county 4-H/FFA Fair.The winner will serve as an ambassador for agriculture in the county in the coming year and will be eligible to compete in the state contest Aug. 29 and 30 for a $2,000 scholarship.Candidates will be judged on their poise and knowledge of agriculture, said contest coordinator Jane Wolfe of Woodbine.Mrs. Wolfe said she met Tuesday with the candidates to discuss issues facing farmers today, such as property and water rights, animal welfare and the use of pesticides.
July 28, 1991
From Farm Queen to financial adviser -- an easy transition for BeckyLynch.A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Lynch said she pursued her degree in agricultural economics becauseshe wanted to combine her interest in finances with her background in farming."
June 5, 1991
Lisa Messenger, a junior at Old Mill Senior High School, has been crowned queen of the Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau for 1991.The 4-H member will represent Anne Arundel County for the second consecutive year at events such as the state Farm Bureau convention in December. As queen, she will promote farm education and bureau work and act as a goodwill ambassador to the farm community.Messenger, who lives on a small farm in Severn, helps her family raise and train quarter horses and grow vegetables.