The 2022 California Mid-State Fair has a new queen.17-year-old Brooke Smith from Templeton was crowned 2022 Miss California Mid-State Fair. Smith was also chosen as Miss Congeniality.
The ceremony took place on Wednesday July 20, 2022, the opening day of the fair.
Smith graduated from Templeton High School and plans to attend Cuesta College. She is a part of Templeton FFA and Rio Rancheros 4-H. This queen has shared that among her hobbies are jet skiing, horseback riding and showing animals.
Smith won the audience with her interpretation of a song in American Sign Language during the talent show portion of the competition.
19-year-old Sarah Barr, also from Templeton, was crowned as the first runner up. The second runner up for the 2022 Mid-State Fair is 17-year-old Jenna Shapero of Paso Robles.
The Mid-State Fair runs through July 31, 2022.