Ten girls and seven boys, ages 4-6, competed Thursday afternoon to become the Future King and Queen of the 2011 Cole Camp Fair. Each contestant had to complete an interview with three judges. Gentry Dieckman, 5, center, dressed in a suit and tie, tells the judges, from left, Earlene Oglevie, Lesta Vogler and Lori Dunkin, that when he grows up he wants to be a bull rider.
Arianna Brown, who will be 5 on Saturday, talks with the judges and tells them, among other things, that her favorite color is gold. The fair continues through Saturday with a parade at 7 p.m. Friday and another one at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Kimberly Corpening, 6, waits with other future king and queen contestants in the American Legion Hall basement while the interviews are conducted upstairs. The Cole Camp first grader is competing for the second time and came prepared this year. Her cousin