INDIANAPOLIS — A new queen will reign over the 2017 Indiana State Fair.
20-year-old Becca Lax, Miss Vanderburgh County, was crowned Sunday at the conclusion of the two-day State Fair Queen Pagaent.
Becca is a 2016 graduate of F J Reitz High School. She is a freshman at Purdue University where she is studying aviation.
She has been involved in 4-H activities for over 10 years in the Scott Achievers Club. She is the daughter of Robin King Lax and Rodney Lax.
First runner-up is Gabi Reese from Boone County, second runner-up is Sydney Dobson from Jasper County, third runner-up is Ashley Fritz from Hancock County, and fourth runner-up is Kaylee Gray from Pike County.
Miss Congeniality is Sophi Schultz, Allen County.
The 2017 State Fair will be held August 4 – 20.