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Paige Van Dyke is the reigning 2023 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen. She is a 2022 graduate of Lake Land College and just completed her junior year at Oklahoma State University majoring in Agriculture Communications with a minor in Special Education. Paige’s career plans are to utilize her Agriculture Communication skill while working with an agriculture youth organization developing programs for all youth, focusing on those with special needs. Paige was a 10-year 4-H member and a 6-year FFA member. She enjoys showing Cattle across the country and loves working with youth-serving as a livestock judge at County Fairs. She has served as a State 4 H Livestock Ambassador, as president of the North American Junior Red Angus Event, is a member of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, and is a Volunteer for Turning Point Ranch for special needs children.

 Paige is looking forward to this year advocating for County Fairs and agriculture throughout the State of Illinois. She has exhibited livestock at multiple county fairs and at both the Illinois State Fair and DuQuoin State Fair and knows what a valuable opportunity and

experiences these fairs offer the youth and all residents of Illinois.

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