Hobbs resident Katie Creager, 16, emerged from a pool of five contestants Sunday as the 2012-2013 Fair Queen, following a close competition that included horsemanship speeches, on-stage questions and modeling.
The daughter of Mary and Greg Creager, Katie is no stranger to the stage, having previously won Lea County Rodeo Princess and Miss Rodeo New Mexico Princess crowns in 2010. Katie, a junior at Hobbs High School, earned a $1,000 scholarship for college.
“I really like representing rodeo and agriculture wherever I go,” she said. “Throughout all the contests, you always learn something new about yourself and Login to read more