Judges announced Carley Cahill as this year’s Lake County Round-Up Queen, with Katherine McKenzie and McKenna Albertson sharing the role of Lake County Round-Up Princess this year.
Cahill, 16, of Adel is the daughter of Frank and Cynthia Cahill and has an older brother, Terry, 19, and is a newcomer to the Round-Up court this year.
McKenzie, 16, is the daughter of Rosanne Fitzgerald and Jeff McKenzie and previously served as the 2011 Lake County Junior Rodeo Princess.
Albertson, 16, is the daughter of Clint and Heidi Albertson, and previously served as the 2011 Lake County Junior Rodeo Queen.
James Evans is the president for the 2013 edition of the Lake County Round-Up, scheduled for the traditional date of Labor Day weekend in September. This year’s fair and Round-Up weekend is set for Aug. 29 through Sept. 2.
There is no Lake County Junior Rodeo Court this year due to a lack of entries.
The announcement of this year’s Round-Up royalty came during a ceremony held on the evening of Friday, April 19, at the Lake County Round-Up Museum.
Judges for the tryouts held earlier that afternoon included Steve Gillen and Victoria Wyatt.