THE PEAR FAIR ROYAL COURT IS A TIME-HONORED DELTA TRADITION OF SCHOLARSHIP AND COMMUNITY SERVICE. WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF OUR ROYAL COURT EACH YEAR AND LOOK FORWARD TO SUPPORTING FUTURE DELTA YOUTH IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ASPIRATIONS.
Meet our 2016 Pear Fair Queen Candidates:
My name is Emma Kirchhoff, and I am 16 years old. In the coming year, I will be attending Delta High School as a senior. In my high school career, I have participated in the FFA, both volleyball and track/field for 3 years, basketball for 2 years, and drama since the 8th grade. I have held FFA officer positions at the chapter and section level, and am currently the Yolo Section President. Additionally, I am a part of SPSYC (an organization within my church) and serve as a district representative and IT manager. I plan to attend a four year university to either become an educator or go into marketing for my family winery. The Pear Fair has always been a part of my life, and I’ve never missed one! I would be honored to serve the Delta and it’s pear industries as Pear Fair Queen!
My name is Tabitha Doherty and I am 16 years old. I attend Delta High School where I will be a senior this upcoming fall. At Delta, I have been part of our schools volleyball and basketball teams, Future Farmers of America and drama programs, as well associated student body leadership. I have been my class representative for three years, and will serve as the class of 2017’s president this upcoming year. Outside of school I enjoy traveling, spending time with friends and family, and experiencing new things. In the future I plan on attending a 4-year university where I will major in international Relations, focusing on agricultural trade. It would be an honor to serve as Pear Fair Queen, as it would enable me to serve the community that took me in and made me who I am today.
My name is Madison Allen and I am 16 years old. This coming fall I will be entering my senior year at Delta High School. In my three years at Delta, I’ve participated in volleyball, basketball, drama, and I’ve also been a part of the FFA program. I’ve raised a market lamb all three years of high school so far, and have also been a part of Clarksburg 4-H for 6 years, where I’ve raised both dairy and meat goats. I enjoy many things like spending time with family, friends, and animals. I also spend time hunting, fishing, reading, baking, and drawing. After high school, I plan to attend a four year university and major in animal science. Growing up in the Delta has made me appreciate the surrounding agriculture and especially the pear industry. It would fulfil my childhood aspirations if I had the honor of representing my community as Pear Fair Queen.
Meet our 2015 Pear Fair Queens:
My name is LeeAnn Matthews and I am 17 years old. This upcoming fall I will be a senior at Delta High School. I am very involved in the FFA, student council, drama, and cheer. I will be cheerleading for three years now and participating in drama for two years. I have served as the FFA chapter secretary and historian, and also as class president. In the future I plan on attending a four year university majoring in equine therapy. I enjoy riding horses, sewing, raising lambs, rabbits, and hogs. If granted the opportunity to be Pear Fair Queen, it would be my honor to give back and serve a community that has given me so much.
Renee Van Andel
My name is Renee Van Andel and I am 16 years old. I attend Delta High School, where this fall I will be entering my senior year. At Delta, I have been involved in track, cheer, student council, and the Future Farmers of America. This past year, I served as the FFA chapter historian, and this year I will serve as the FFA chapter president. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my friends, family, and pets. I also enjoy cooking and baking, raising lambs for the fair, being outdoors, exercising, reading, and travelling with my family. After high school, I plan to attend a four year university and major in business marketing or communications. I love the Delta atmosphere, and have lived here nearly my entire life. For as long as I can remember, I have been involved in and surrounded by aspects of the pear industry, and I would feel honored to represent my community as the Pear Fair Queen.
Meet our 2014 Pear Fair Queens:
2014 Pear Fair Queen Anne Christie
My name is Anne Christie and I am a 2014 Pear Fair Queen. Being a Pear Fair Queen has been a wonderful experience that has given me many great memories. I have thoroughly enjoyed going to events and talking to people about the Pear Fair. I am a recent graduate of Delta High School, where I was involved in cheerleading, soccer, FFA, and student council. This fall, I will be attending the University of California: Los Angeles where I will study business economics.
2014 Pear Fair Queen Emma Lara
My name is Emma Lara and I am one of the 2014 Pear Fair Queens. This opportunity has been exciting, fun and an experience of a life time. Next year I plan on attending Nevada State University, Reno. I will be majoring in animal science and education. Afterwards I plan to come back to the Delta and teach Agriculture classes. I have loved growing up in this area and I can not wait for what my future holds!