Rebekah Wessels, a Calallen High School student, was crowned 2014 Nueces County Junior Livestock Show queen Saturday evening.
I'm really honored to be in this position, I was never expecting it, Wessels said. It was a great experience...It's really good to take it all in, it was great to be around all these girls they were so supportive...I thank all of my friends and family who made it possible for me to get this far today.
Wessels represented Bluntzer 4-H group.
First runner up was Hanah Hartman with West Oso 4-H, second runner up was Kennedy Barron representing Agua Dulce 4-H, third runner up went to Meagan Harrington with London 4-H and fourth runner up was earned by Jaime Sullivan with Chaparral 4-H.
Miss Congeniality was Morgan Havelka with Cloverleaf 4-H and Miss Top Talent went to Hanah Hartman.
The competition included western wear, evening wear and talent.
Master of ceremonies were a father and daughter team of Tracy Wright and last year's queen, Makenzie Wright.
Wessels walked away with $4,000 in scholarships along with queen's bracelet, tiara, and flowers. Miss Congeniality and Top Talent each received a silver charm.
She competed with 21 other girls.