Sadie Evans was named Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen Saturday night following competition in the Sulphur Springs Schools Fine Arts Auditorium. Emma Boyett was first runner-up, Ann Marie Winborn, second runner-up, Lauren Helm, third runner-up, and Alexis Howard was named Miss Congeniality.
Queen Sadie Evans, sponsored by Dial Study Club and Askins Propane Company, is the daughter of Jason and Angie Evans, and the granddaughter of Roger and Rita Wright and also Donnie and Pam Evans. Sadie enjoys performing in opries and showcases, participating in musical theater, playing guitar, songwriting, spending time with her lovely friends, traveling, and of course, dancing. She has been in vocal training for two years with Septien Entertainment Group and prior to that she had four years of vocal and theatrical training locally with Shining Star Productions. Sadie received the Rotary Youth Leadership Award, She is Student Body Vice President, Class of 2017 Parliamentarian, Head Pledge for Hi King Klub 2016, Secretary of Thespian Society, and Dare To Dream Anchor. She also is a member of Key Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, FCCLA, UIL Poetry and Prose, UIL One Act Play, and Hi King Klub. Sadie received Best Actress, All Star Cast, and Honorable Mention All Star Cast Awards in UIL One Act Play. She also was the winner of the Lindale Idol contest and received Best Vocalist Award at Septien Entertainment Group showcases. Sadie participated in Work Camp and attends The Way Bible Church. An extra fact about Sadie, her great grandmother, Dorothy Hinton, and family donated the Holstein cow in front of the Southwest Dairy Museum in honor of her great grandfather. In the future, Sadie plans to attend Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a degree in Musical Performance and Songwriting.
First Runner-up Emma Boyett, sponsored by Southwest Dairy Farmers Museum and Texas Farm Credit. is the daughter of Oran and Jeanine Boyett. Emma likes to go shopping, read, cheer, and attend church activities. She is a member of SSHS Band, UIL Solo and Ensemble, SSHS Cheer, Key Club, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, and National Technical Honor Society. Emma is a member of South Garland Baptist Church and their youth group. She has been a major part of Jeans For Teens Blue Jean Drive for five years and has collected over 5,000 pairs of jeans for teenagers in shelters. She has been apart of Tornado Cleanup Assistance, Special Olympics helper, DNOW Missions, SMACK Musicals, Meals for the Multitudes, and Competitive Gymnastics. In the future, she plans to attend Texas A&M College Station for an undergraduate degree and continue on to get her doctorate in Dental Surgery.
Second Runner-up Anne-Marie Kennedy Winborn, sponsored by Saputo and Hopkins County Minor Emergency Clinic, is the daughter of Jennifer Lansou. She enjoys playing tennis, cheering, and participating in all genres of dance. Anne-Marie is a member of National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Business Professionals of America, SSHS Varisty Tennis team, Key Club, and SSHS Cheer Squad. She is the Historian for Business Professionals of America and National Technical Honor Society Vice President. Anne-Marie has received the Agricultural Proficiency Award in Veterinary Science, 1st place in Presentation Management at Business Professionals of America Regional competition, and numerous dance awards from multiple regional dance competitions. She volunteers with Work Camp, Help-A-Child, Animal Shelter, Special Olympics, Salvation Army, and Bright Star Veterinary Clinic. She is working toward her Vet Assistant Certificate. In the future, Anne-Marie plans on attending college to study either Veterinary Medicine or Pharmacology.
Third Runner-up Lauren Helm, sponsored by Mothers Culture Club and Sulphur Springs Chrysler Dodge Jeep, is the daughter of Jonas and Melanie Helm. Lauren enjoys running, playing soccer, babysitting, helping in the Special Education class, off road racing with her father, and going on mission trips. She participates in National Honor Society, Key Club, Cross Country, First Baptist Church Youth, and SSHS Soccer. Lauren is an academic athlete, Varsity Ladycat Soccer Captain, Cross Country MVP, and 2nd team All-District for Cross Country. This summer, Lauren plans to attend mission trips in Austin, Texas and Costa Rica. In the future, Lauren plans to go to college and pursue a degree in Psychology to become a children’s counselor.