Watermelon Queen 2021 - Anna Young
Miss Anna Young was crowned as the 2021 North Carolina Watermelon Queen during the North Carolina Watermelon Association's virtual pageant on March14, 2021. For the second year, the North Carolina Watermelon Association Convention was postponed due to Covid-19 gathering restrictions but the association worked diligently to crown a 2021 Queen to represent their product.
David and Angela Young Agricultural Science with an Agri-Business Concentration. obtain a career working in marketing or global outreach for an agricultural companyParliamentary Procedureaccredited Parliamentarian. Anna is active in her community serving as a Buncombe County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Board Member and a Madison County Chamber of Commerce Youth Outreach Representative. She enjoys photography, dancing, music and her Bible studies.
As North Carolina Watermelon Queen, Anna hopes to share her love of watermelon while serving as the spokesperson for the North Carolina watermelon industry all across the state. Anna will hold the state title for one year and represent the NCWA at the 2022 NWA Convention.
NC Watermelon Queen Virtual PageantMarch 14, 2021
James W Smith Elementary Farm to School CelebrationApril 22, 2021
Howell Farming Company - Farm TourMay 11, 2021
Lancaster Farms - Farm TourMay 11, 2021
Watermelon Day at the NC General AssemblyJuly 14, 2021
WNC Farmers Market Watermelon DayJuly 16, 2021
Farmers Day FestivalJuly 17, 2021
NC & National Watermelon Queen Grower & Industry toursJuly 19 - 21, 2021
Charlotte Farmers Market Watermelon DayJuly 23, 2021
North Carolina Watermelon FestivalAugust 5-7, 2021
Fair Bluff Watermelon FestivalAugust 14, 2021
NCSU Wolfpack Football Watermelon DayAugust 21, 2021
Winterville Watermelon FestivalAugust 26-28, 2021
NC State FairOctober 15, 2021
Marine Corp MarathonOctober 31, 2021
NC Ag ExpoNovember 30, 2021
NWA ConventionFebruary 23-26, 2022
North Carolina Watermelon Assoc. ConventionMarch 11-12, 2021
NC & National Queen Grower & Industry tourMarks Produce - Courtland, VA
NC & National Queen Grower & Industry tourVA Fork Produce - Edenton, NC
NC & National Queen Grower & Industry tourBrantley Farms - Middlesex, NC
NC & National Queen Grower & Industry tourHowell Farming Co - Goldsboro, NC
NC & National Queen Grower & Industry tourHealthy Harvest - Turkey, NC
NC & National Queen Grower & Industry tourNew Flora Melons - Clinton, NC
NC Cooperative Extension Video - How to Select a Ripe WatermelonZoom video conference on selecting a ripe watermelon
James W. Smith Elementary School - Cove City, NC - Farm to School CelebrationReading the North Carolina Watermelon Story to James W. Smith students
James W. Smith Elementary School - Cove City, NC - Farm to School CelebrationFarm to School Culinary Contest
Would you like to be the next North Carolina Watermelon Queen?
The 2021 crown was presented to Miss Anna Young of Alexander, during the virtual pageant held by the North Carolina Watermelon Association on March 14, 2021. 2022 could be your turn!
The North Carolina Watermelon Association will be holding its Annual Watermelon Queen Scholarship Pageant in March 2022. If you are interested in participating in the pageant please contact Sharon Rogers by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 336-583-9630 for all the details. Application deadline is February 15, 2022.
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