Two seniors in Alvin ISD are nominees for the 2016 Brazoria County Fair Queen. Sarah Sweeney and Jordan Carrillo are two of 13 senior girls from Brazoria County High Schools who are vying for the annual title that will be announced Oct. 15 at the fair.
Sarah Sweeney is a senior at Alvin High School.
She is active in Alvin FFA and is an officer, serving as secretary. She participates in Chapter Conducting and Radio Broadcasting and is a member of the Livestock Show Team. Sweeney shows lambs and goats.
She has also worked on the FFA Poultry Judging Team and FFA Archery Team. She was also involved in JV Girls Soccer.
Sweeney is the daughter of Luke Sweeny and Rhonda and Grant Krepinevich. She plans to attend Tarleton State University after graduation.
Jordan Carrillo is a senior at Manvel High School.
Her activities at school have centered around FFA. She serves as the vice president for FFA and has raised a pig and heifer this year for the fair.
She plans to attend Blinn College and then Texas A&M University.
Carrillo is the daughter of the late James “Hyme” Carrillo and Debbie Carrillo-Moss and David Moss.
The nominees for queen will be judged as follows: 50 percent coronation, 25 percent interview and 25 percent participation.
The Fair Queen will be crowned at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Brazoria Fairgrounds auditorium. Also named at the same time will be the following: Miss Congeniality, Miss Photogenic, the James Massey Award winner, and two runners-up for the queen title.
Story by Karolyn Gephart