Lenoir City teen captures Fairest of the Fair crown

Special to the News Sentinel
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Tennessee Valley Fair

Ashton Doane of Powell, last year’s Fairest of the Fair, from left, with this year’s winner, Amy Floyd of Lenoir City, and Savannah Ivey of Knoxville, who was chosen as Junior Fairest of the Fair.

Amy Floyd of Lenoir City won the Fairest of the Fair crown in the 49th annual contest at the Tennessee Valley Fair, Saturday, Sept. 8.

Floyd will serve as an official hostess and representative of the fair throughout the year. She will also represent the Tennessee Valley Fair in the state competition in Nashville in January.

Floyd succeeds Ashton Doane of Powell.

First runner-up in the pageant was 19-year-old Kristen Ball of Newport. Second runner-up was 16-year-old Greer Goddard of Lenoir City.

Krystina Coker of Knoxville was named Miss Photogenic, and Katrina Quist of Knoxville received the most audience votes in the Fairgoers Fair Lady Award.

Savannah Ivey of Knoxville was chosen Junior Fairest of the Fair Saturday evening. Savannah is an eighth-grader at Berean Christian School.

Savannah will assist Floyd as official hostess of the fair and in community involvement.

Other junior winners included first runner-up Peyton Rohde of Powell and second runner-up Shay Anderson of Huntsville. Holly Boshears of Oliver Springs received the Fairgoers Fair Lady Award.