21-year-old Kaylyn Nicole Hagan, of Clarkson, was crowned the 2016 Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Queen by 2015 Queen Lauren “Doodah” Allen on Friday, July 8.
The annual opening to the Freedom/Fiddling Festival festivities, the pageant saw young ladies compete in four categories.
In addition to Hagan’s victory, Madison Olivia Duvall, 14, of Leitchfield, was crowned the Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Princess on Friday evening.
Kennedy Reece Davis, 12, of Cynthiana, was crowned the 2016 Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Little Princess.
And Avery Taylor Smith, 9, of Cecilia, was crowned the 2016 Little Miss Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival on Friday.
Runners-Up each category are as follows:
2016 Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Queen (age 16-21)
1st Runner-Up: Melanie Horn, 16, of Leitchfield
2nd Runner-Up: Destiny Leanne Calvert, 19, of Clarkson
3rd Runner-Up: Emilee Moorman, 17, of Owensboro
2016 Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Princess (age 13-15)
1st Runner-Up: Karson Del Clemons, 15, of Leitchfield
2nd Runner-Up: Sheridan Elmore, 15, of Cecilia
3rd Runner-Up: Alexas Cameron Engel, 13, of Brownsville
2016 Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Little Princess (age 10-12)
1st Runner-Up: Rilee Jo Penner, 10, of Leitchfield
2nd Runner-Up: Jaden Elyssa Yates, 12, of Brandenburg
3rd Runner-Up (Tie): McKenna Woosley, 12, and Sydney Lindsay, 10, both of Leitchfield
2016 Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Little Miss (age 7-9)
1st Runner-Up: Kaitlyn Shults, 9, of Payneville
2nd Runner-Up: Hannah Madison Franklin, 9, of Clarkson
3rd Runner-Up: Abigail August Pennington, 9, of Leitchfield
“[It was] another great year with so many beautiful young ladies,” said Pageant Coordinator Joyce Mudd of the event. “All are winners just walking across that stage.”
In addition, Mudd wished to recognize the many volunteers who helped make the pageant possible.
Reach Matt Lasley at 270-259-9622, ext. 2015.