There will be a special meeting of the Gallia County Agricultural Society to review and accept or reject the livestock building bid, on Monday, February 26, 2024 at 8PM at the Ag Center.


Kyndall Beaver

River valley High School

Grace Cremeans

River Valley High School

Lydia Jones

River Valley High School

Payten Halley

South Gallia High School

Ryleigh Halley

South Gallia High School

Brylee Parson

South Gallia High School

Jayden Shriver

Gallia Academy High School

Emma Truance

River Valley High School

Past Miss Gallia County Winners

2020Abby VanSickleGA
2019Skylar Jones-BakerRV
2018Jamie StegerGA
2017Kay lee LambertRV
2016Mikayla PolingSG
2015Ali DavisGA
2014Katelyn BeaverOVC
2013Haleigh CaldwellGA
2012Michaela HallRV
2011Jessica McGheeGA
2010Lindsey MillerOVC
2009Brittany BurnettGA
2008Carissa GilmoreRV
2007Elizabeth MillerSG
2006Kayla RoseRV
2005Jessica WoodwardGA
2004Lauren SchmollRV
2003Mamie CoxSG
2003Deanna BryanGA
2002Alicia HalleySG
2001Betsy ShawverGA
2000Kate SaundersGA
1999Jodie McCallaGA
1998Lisa Jo VollbornOVC
1997Jill CarterGA
1996Amy TolerRV
1995Beth VinsonRV
1994Elisha MeadowsKV
1993Sally SaundersRV
1992Michelle OursHT
1991Stephanie ScottKC
1990Rochelle BrowningNG
1989Marianne NanceKC
1988Janet StiltnerKC
1987Robin CoenKC
1986Tina SilversSW
1985Jo Ellen OliverGA
1984Lola Ann WrightKC
1983Chris BeebeeKC
1982Sandi LewisHT
1981Charlene HammonsNG
1980Sandy PetrieGA
1979Annie CookGA
1978Donna DeWittNG
1977Rain MillerSW
1976Lynnita NewberrySW
1975Karen FoldenGA
1974Cindy RoushGA
1973Denise ShockleyHT
1972Kala Sue WaughGA
1971Janie StowersGA
1970Dawna Jo WalkerSW
1969Janet TolerNG
1968Susan WintersGA
1967Fee EiselGA
1966Debbie LadyGA
1965Deborah EvansGA
1964Nancy LuskGA
1963Julie RouseKC
1962Jeanie CarterSW
1961Carol MartinGA
1960Sue DaileyGA
1959Carol GrinderGA
1958Joyce AkersSW
1957Ruth Ann LoveGA
1956Carolyn RathburnGA
1955Carolyn ArnoldGA

Past Little Miss and Mister Winners

Yr.Little MissLittle Mister
2020No WinnersNo Contest
2019Lydia GreenHunter Browning
2018MaKenna ClaryBrennan Reed
2017 Hanna HouckRaylan Shafer
2016 Ryleigh ShaferCarter Sanders
2015 Adison MooneyWesley Owen Houck
2014 Hannah Pope Joshua Long
2013Lindsey Marie WellsBrandon Scott Booth
2012 Taylor FitchReid Shafer
2011 Katy LeAnn Cox Reid Haynes
2010 Sydnee RunyonTy Rossiter
2009 Natalie HomesJustin Adam Howes
2008 Olivia HarrisonMason Angel
2007 Riley SandersCory Cox
2006 Carly Marie GilmoreBrady Sauer
2005 Lexie JohnsonMatthew Scott Howes
2004 Kyla CoburnJohn Thomas Marion Wolfe
2003 Sara Bailey Dylan Matthew Saunders
2002 Maddison Jo MaynardBradley Cummings
2001 Alyssa BeaverGustin Graham
2000 Shalin ComerBrensen Barr
1999 Carly Ruth AdkinsTyler D. Smith
1998 Olivia BooneCheyenne Stone
1997 Brittany BurnetteDane Brooks
1996 Tessa SaxonBrandon Burnette
1995 Miranda MerryRicky Jackson
1994 Kari Adkins Seth Williamson
1993 Lauren Hudson Tyler Merola
1992 Jenna ZerkleNathan Wood
1991 Micha SomervilleTad Saunders
1990 Erica Lyon Hessinger Jonathan Fulks
1989 Katie Swain-RumleyNathan Todd Harvey
1988 Becky LittleGraham Woodyard
1987 Seventy BosworthThomas Jeffery (TJ) Matthews
1986 Leisa Nicole WaltersChad Leland Ours
1985 Erin Shea DeelChristopher Fitch
1984 Chrystal Dawn Devault Chris A. Lane
1983 Christina ZarockMichael Soles
1982 Paula SwordShawn Johnson
1981 Stacy Bennett Adam Broyles
1980 Jessica SaundersJamey Walters
1979 Sill GilmoreChris Filson
1978 Leslie Moyer John O'Neal
1977 Renee Ward Rodney Bloomer
1976 Sherry CooperBryahn Shriver
1975 Donise BevinsJ.D. Craft
1974 Jennifer MerrySchott Chevalier
1973 Amanda NorthIrvin Saunders
1972 Tammy RoachCharles Camden
1971 Kelly WallRobert Waugh
1970 Tonya AdkinsDewey Rhodes
1969 Robin Chick Bruce Atkinson
1968 Terri CampbellNicky Robinson
1967 Debra Bailey David McGuire
1966 Tami Smith Lee Mitchell
1965 Renette Phillips Gregory Rece
1964 Jean Grate Jim Merry
1963 Cathy WallGeorge A. Bush
1962 Twila HarrisonRandy Gilliam
1961 Debra Jo LewisRichard Boone
1960 Andra DavisonRay Belville
1959 Marla Sue WiseHarold Wright
1958 Connie SwisherDavid Clark
1957 Rebecca Lakin Alan Boster
1956 Sheri JohnsonRicky Altizer
1955 Jill Burge Darrell Burge
1954 Gay BastianaNone

Past Livestock Queens and Princesses

YearQueenSenior PrincessJunior Pricess
2020Allivia RunyonSadie CummonsBella Roe
2019Grace ThomasEmma SaundersKate Evans
2018Abby VansickleAlivia LearKatie Maynard
2017Allie ClaggGabby McConnellHali Angel
2016Kaci AgerErin PopeJerah Justice
2015Olivia ReesJamie StegerLilly Rees
2014Tia ElliottGrace MartinGrace Montgomery
2013Darian MillerAbby WoodPeri Martin
2003Dyanna EggletonAndrea Van MeterAshley McCabe
2001Erin ShillingtonKari JamesLeanna Craft
2000Robyn WarrenLeah CummonsLauren Saunders

Rules and Regulations

  1. Girls must be a member of the Junior or Senior class during the school year 2020-2021 and must be a five year and current resident of Gallia County, and be between the ages of 16 and 19 as of January 1, 2021.
  2. Five contestants from Gallia Academy High School, four contestants from River Valley High School, two contestants from South Gallia High School, and one contestant from Ohio Valley Christian School will be permitted to participate. The number of candidates is determined by a formula adopted by the Fair Board and re-evaluated every five years. The schools must name their contestants by the deadline set by the committee. Girls who attend Buckeye Hills Career Center or girls participating in College Credit Plus, who are eligible, must contact their home high school to enter.
  3. The candidates shall be on hand at the judging at the Gallia County Jr. Fair Grounds the afternoon and evening of Monday, August 2, 2021.
  4. The method of selection of contestants, by the schools, will be decided upon by the school officials.
  5. Out-of-county judges will be used in the final judging.
  6. Contestant understands that in order to be eligible to compete, she must:
    – Citizenship: Be a citizen of the United States of America
    – Gender: Be and have always been female.
    – Marital Status: Not currently and have never been married
    – Parental Status: Not be pregnant and have never been pregnant and is not the adoptive parent of any child.
    – Criminal Record: Never have been convicted of any criminal offense and have no criminal charges presently pending (other than minor or petty offenses).
    – Prior Conduct: Have never performed any act or engaged in any activity or employment that is or could reasonably be characterized as dishonest, immoral, or indecent.
    – Substance Abuse: Not use or consume any illegal controlled dangerous substances or abuse the use of alcohol or other dangerous substances.
    – Good Character: Uphold high moral standards as a Gallia County Princess. Any complaints of questionable character will result in a Queen’s Committee meeting with the fairboard and voting on decision of said poor conduct; which can ultimately result in disqualification from the contest and relinquishment of title. This clause specifically applies to all social media accounts associated with the candidates, as well as her in person communications with the public.
    In addition to holding to these standards to be eligible for the crown, if the contestant violates any of these provisions after being named Miss Gallia County, the queen shall relinquish her title, crown, and other prizes. The title will pass to the next immediate runner-up in order of the contestant’s rank, commencing with the first runner-up.
  7. The 2021 Miss Gallia County shall represent Gallia County at the Ohio Independent & County Queen Pageant, unless excused by the Fair Board. Miss Gallia County shall comply
    with the rules of that pageant.
  8. Contestant should wear simple afternoon dress or formal, as decided by the Committee.
  9. Scoring will be done on the following basis:
    – Activities: Attendance, Participation, Leadership, Achievements, Initiative 20%
    – Poise and Personality 20%
    – Personal Appearance 20%
    – Self-Presentation 20%
    – Responsiveness to Questions 20%
  10. Contestants must be a member (for 3 years as of 1/1/2021) of one of the organizations represented by the Youth Committee. The only organizations recognized are: F.F.A., Home Economics, F.C.C.L.A., 4-H Club, Grange, Girl Scouts, Farm Bureau Youth Council, and Business and Office Education.
  11. Appropriate prizes will be awarded the Queen and her Court.
  12. Miss Congeniality trophy will be awarded and sponsored by the Gallipolis Kiwanis Club.
  13. The Community Service Award will be awarded and sponsored by the Gallipolis Junior Women’s Club.
  14. A $1000 scholarship is sponsored and other prizes will be awarded to Miss Gallia County upon successful completion of her reign. The scholarship is
    provided by former Miss Gallia County’s Queens.
  15. Escorts for the Miss Gallia County Queen Pageant are limited to eligible male youth exhibitors for the Gallia County Junior Fair.