Festival Teen Queen
The crowning of the Teen Queen took place Sunday at the closing ceremony for the 42nd Swedish Festival in Mt. Jewett. The group includes, left to right: Haley Williams, one of the three contestants; Maya Huckabone, the 2012 festival Teen Queen; Brynn Howard, a contestant; and Baylee Swanson, the 2011 festival queen. Huckabone,13, will be entering the eighth grade at Kane Middle School. She is the daughter of Sally Reigel and Jim Huckabone.*see more photos from the Swedish Festival by purchasing the Aug. 13 edition of The Kane Republican.