From left, Raeven Reedy was crowned Meigs County Fair Queen Runner-Up and right, Gabrielle Beeler, was crowned the Meigs County Fair Queen. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.

2019 Fair Queen Crowned

MEIGS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, Ohio – Two local teens were vying for the title of 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen, but ultimately tonight as the fair officially opened, Gabriel Beeler was crowned queen.

Beeler, 17, is the daughter of Mischelle and Brian Beeler of Long Bottom. She is a 13 year 4H member and a member of Cowboy Boots and Country Roots 4-H Club. She will be a senior at Eastern High School, and a post-secondary student at the University of Rio Grande, where she is a communication studies major. She enjoys being a varsity cheerleader for the Eagles.  Gabby is a member of The National Honor Society, the Southeastern Travel Club, Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors, Southern Ohio Teen Institute, Ohio State Teen Leadership Council and a Southeastern Regional Representative for Ohio State TLC. 

The 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Runner-Up is Raeven Reedy, 17. She is the daughter of Rhonda Rathburn of Syracuse. She is a 3 year member of Racine Southern FFA and is the President of that chapter. She is also a 4-H member with the Classic 4-H’ers 4-H Club. She is a student at Southern High School and will be a Senior in the fall. She is also a member of the Tornado Marching and Pep Band and participates in Track and Field. Raeven was also involved with the National Honors Society, the Farmer’s Bank Junior Board of Directors, Southern High School Student Council and yearbook staff.  Raeven was also a delegate to Buckeye Girl’s State this summer. 

Beeler was crowned by the 2018 Meigs County Fair Queen, Mattison Finlaw. Reedy was crowned by the 2018 Meigs County Fair King, Austin Rose.

2018 Meigs County Fair King Austin Rose crowning Raeven Reedy 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Runner-Up. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.
2018 Meigs County Fair Queen Mattison Finlaw crowns 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Gabriel Beeler. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.
From left, 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Gabriel Beeler and 2018 Meigs County Fair Queen Mattison Finlaw. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.
From left, 2018 Meigs County Livestock Princess Raeann Schagel, 2018 Meigs County Fair King Austin Rose, 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Runner-Up Raeven Reedy, 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Gabriel Beeler, 2018 Meigs County Fair Queen Mattison Finlaw, and 2018 Meigs County Livestock Prince Matthew Jackson. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.

Thank you to today’s fair coverage sponsor, The Bed Head Cardinal Fabric & Quilting.

For the full video coverage of the Junior Fair parade, opening ceremonies and queen crowning click the link below.

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