At the Wednesday, July 14 coronation at the 2021 Wabash County 4-H Fair Queen Contest at the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater, Elise Gottschalk was crowned Queen.

Elise Gottschalk is the daughter of Brian and Stephanie Gottschalk. She is a seven-year 4-H member with experiences in swine, photography, cake decorating and consumer clothing. In 2019 she won fifth overall in the swine show with her York gilt. She graduated from Northfield High School in June as salutatorian. She will be attending the Purdue University School of Nursing in the fall.

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