The new team is anchored by Dairy Princess Carlee McGreevy, daughter of Lesa St. Jock of Hartford. Alternate Dairy Princesses are Lauren DeSorbe, daughter of Rebecca and Anthony DeSorbe of Greenwich and Hannah Monroe, daughter of Jonathon Monroe and Krystal Monroe of Hartford. MC Mike Dubray acknowledged the judges’ challenge in the process.
Chairperson Betsy Foote thanked the many farmers and agri-service donors (Capital Tractor, Hollister Brothers, Ideal Dairy Farms, Ray & Stella Johnson, James & Judith McClay, Ronald & Diane Mercure, Ed & Michelle Rouse. Salem Farm Supply, John Stowkowski & Sons, Tiashoke Farms, LLC, Washington Co-Op Insurance, OA Borden & Sons, KA Sunset View Farm, McCuins Livestock Transport, Ken Thomas III, Hudson River Tractor, Kenyon Hill Farm, and Hi-Brow Farm). She also praised the efforts of the outgoing team who stuck through numerous rainy parades, hot Fair days and dozens of school programs. For more information on hosting a Dairy Princess at an event or learning more about the program, please call 518-744-7942. For more info or updates on the team’s activities, please check out www.washingtoncountydairyprincess.org
Please congratulate all of these young women and raise a glass of milk with them as they set off on a year of discovery. The Washington County Dairy Princess program is made possible through the support of the local dairy and agri-business community and the American Dairy Association North East (ADANE), the regional planning and management organization funded by dairy farmer checkoff dollars.