WALLA WALLA -- A Walla Walla High School senior, Audrey Smith, has been crowned queen of the 2010 Fair & Frontier Days royal court.
Smith, along with fair princesses Erin Giusti and Brittney Granger, were introduced Thursday night at the annual fair showcase dinner at the county fairgrounds. Retired county commissioner Dave Carey and his wife Maralyn were named this year's co-parade marshals.
Smith, 18, is the daughter of Doug and Kelly Smith. An active 4-H and FFA member, she has participated in the FFA judging team, as a model in the 4-H fashion review and as a member of the FFA floral team and tractor driving team. She is also a National Honor Society member.
Her equestrian skills have included being a sponsor flag carrier in the Walla Walla Rodeo, a member of the Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse and riding in competition as a team roper and barrel racer. During this year's rodeo, she will be riding her 18-year-old sorrel quarter horse.
Giusti, 16, is a DeSales High School student and the daughter of Mike and Stacey Giusti. A resident of Walla Walla, she was also a sponsor flag carrier in the Walla Walla Rodeo and is a member of the Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse and the National Honor Society. During the rodeo, she will be riding her 20-year-old sorrel quarter horse.
Granger, 19, is a Milton-Freewater resident and the daughter of Kevin and Cindy Granger. A student at Blue Mountain Community College, she is currently studying to become a pediatrics nurse.
Her extracurricular activities include being a member of the 2008 and 2009 Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse Court and the 2009 queen as well as being involved in FFA competitions. She has lettered in track, plays in a jazz ensemble and enjoys hunting. During the rodeo, she will ridie her 4-year-old bay quarter horse, Bam-Bam.