17 year old Whitney LaRay Moss of Alexandria is the 2008 Fall Fest Queen
She was crowned Saturday night at the conclusion of the annual pageant held at the DeKalb County High School gym, sponsored by the Smithville Business and Professional Women's Club.
Moss, daughter of Greg and Wendy Moss, succeeds the 2007 Fall Fest Queen, Martha Alan Webb, the 16 year old daughter of Alan and Lora Webb of Smithville.
First runner-up in the pageant was 17 year old Rosemary Apple, daughter of Nick and Claire Apple of Smithville.
15 year old Katelyn Lou Ann Goodwin, daughter of Joey and Kathy Goodwin of Smithville, was named second runner-up
Laura Caroline Carter was third runner-up. She is the 16 year old daughter of John and Laura Carter of McMinnville.
14 year old Victoria Dawn Tatrow was the fourth runner-up. She is the daughter of Corey and Vickie Funk of Smithville and the late Shauna Tatrow.
Meanwhile, 14 year old Ashlee Michelle Whitehead was named Miss Congeniality. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Tina Whitehead of Smithville.
Rounding out the top ten were Jasmine Marie Dimas, the 14 year old daughter of Lynda Hamilton of Smithville; Trista Atnip, the 17 year old daughter of Twana and Jonathan Green and Barry Atnip of Smithville; Lauren Kemp, 17 year old daughter of Randy and Tonya Crutcher of Alexandria; Kara Elizabeth Young, the 17 year old daughter of Ronny and Nancy Young of Smithville; and Macy Celeste Felts, the 18 year old daughter of Kendra and Rick Guinn of Smithville.
Twenty one young ladies participated in the pageant.
(Group picture- left to right: Laura Caroline Carter, Rosemary Apple, Queen Whitney LaRay Moss, Katelyn Lou Ann Goodwin, and Victoria Dawn Tatrow)