Miss North Georgia State Fair 2019 is a sophomore dance major at Kennesaw State University originally from Cordele.

Mary Madeline Carden, 19, took the top spot at the 2019 Superior Plumbing North Georgia State {span class=”il”}Fair‘s beauty pageant Thursday, and she will move on to represent the fair in the Georgia/South Carolina Fairest of the Fair competition in Greenville, South Carolina, in February.

Honors were also handed out to young ladies from other age groups, and Cobb County was well-represented among the winners:

♦ Tiny Miss North Georgia State Fair is Waverley Mae Rakestraw, age 4, the daughter of Morgan and Josh Rakestraw of Dallas.

Petite Miss North Georgia State Fair is Sereniti Eve-Marie Pruitt, age 6, the daughter of Vanessa Armstead of Marietta.♦

♦ Little Miss North Georgia State Fair is Gabrielle Brantley, age 9, the daughter of April and Anthony Brantley of Kennesaw.

♦ Pre-Teen Miss North Georgia State Fair is Briana Gholston, age 10, the daughter of Sylvia and Reginald Gholston of Kennesaw.

♦ Junior Miss North Georgia State Fair is Aubrey Lynn Crosby, age 13, the daughter of Ashley Brown and David Crosby of Calhoun.

♦ And Teen Miss NGSF is Carrington Cobb, age 17, the daughter of Yolanda and Malcolm Cobb of Marietta.

Over 50 contestants competed for the seven titles.

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