Thank you to everyone who attended our Ambassador Competition on Saturday July 8, 2023
Congratulations to our Senior Fair Ambassador, Julia Gray and our Junior Fair Ambassador, Lexi Drummond! All the contestants did an amazing job and had a lot of fun!
Thank you to our sponsors and attendees for making this event a huge success!
Julia Gray – Sr. Participant
Sponsored by Gray’ Auction, Julia is 19 years old and is currently attending Conestoga College for Business. She has been an assistant and teacher with the Minto Dance Academy since 2006 and is excited to graduate in 2024 and enter into a career field that she is passionate about. Her favourite memory of the fair is the demolition derby and loves to see the community come together at the Fall Fair.
Bella Hill – Sr. Participant
Sponsored by the Harriston Kinsmen, Bella is 17 years old and will be going into grade 12 this fall. She has been a hockey coach with Minto Minor Hockey for two years and works for the Town of Minto. She volunteers with the Tuff Truck event and loves to play hockey! Upon graduating highschool, Bella wants to become an Early Childhood Educator and her favourite part of the Fall Fair is admiring how much fun everyone has and seeing all of the kids in the community.
Katelyn Howlett – Sr. Participant
Sponsored by the Town of Minto, Katelyn is 17 years old and will be attending the University of Waterloo this fall for Mechanical Engineering. She volunteers with minor hockey frequently and teaches Sunday school and volunteers at the Letterbreen United Church and is apart of Theatre Norwell at highschool. Her goal is to work in designing and engineering agricultural equipment after she finishes university. Her favourite part of the fair is looking at the photo contest submissions and attending the Soap Box Derby.
Photo Left to Right: Julia Gray, Bella Hill, Katelyn Howlett
Lexi Drummond – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by Leslie Motors, Lexi is 12 years old and has 4 siblings. She is actively involved in school sports at Minto Clifford Public School and is a volunteer for the Special Olympics. She enjoys playing soccer and skating in particular. When she grows up, she would like to be a lawyer and her favourite part of the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair is watching the community come together at an event and she enjoys the food and fun activities!
Sydney Jacques – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by the Minto Optimist Club, Sydney is 12 years old and has one sister. She is a Skating Assistant with the Harriston Skating Club and is a young entrepreneur running her business called Blooming Beauty Soap Bars and More. Here, she makes soap bars, bath salts, bath bombs, and sugar scrubs. When she grows up, Sydney wants to be an Entrepreneur and her favourite part of the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair is entering into the exhibits and enjoying the activities outside!
Adelaide Foerster – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by Foerster Plumbing and Heating, Adelaide is 11 years old and has one sister. She volunteers as a lunch helper in school, is on students’ council, and was a helper for the Special Olympics. She delivers papers and enjoys playing baseball, being on swim team and doing theatre. When she grows up she would like to be an actress or a kindergarten teacher. Her favourite part of the fair is looking at all the exhibits.
Abbygale Golley – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by the Harriston Homehardware, Abbygale is 11 years old and has one brother and one sister. She has been a volunteer with the Teeswater Fall Fair, is a lunch helper at school, and is on students’ council. She enjoys swimming, horseback riding, four wheeling, and wants to be an Educational Assistant or Therapist when she grows up. Her favourite part of the fair is seeing the parade and all the businesses that are in it!
Brynnlee Graham – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by the Town of Minto, Brynnlee is 10 years old and loves her dog Tucker! She volunteers as a Skating Assistant for Canskate with the Harriston Skating Club and decorating around Harriston for Minto Pride events. She enjoys figure skating, gymnastics, swimming, and acro dance. When she grows up, Brynlee would like to be an Astronaut and her favourite part of the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair is attending the Demolition Derby.
Graham Blahut – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by the Harriston Legion, Graham is currently 10 years old and has one little sister. He loves playing and watching hockey, reading, LEGO, and cooking. He runs his own business called Graham’s Granola. His homemade and healthy granola can be purchased at the Minto Farmers’ Market or by pre-ordering, and he offers bike delivery in Harriston. He’s volunteered at the Harriston Street Party, and wants to be a teacher when he grows up. His favourite parts of the Fall Fair are all the games in the Kid’s Zone and the Demolition Derby.
Paisley Foerster – Jr. Participant
Sponsored by Speare Seeds, Paisley is 9 years old and has one sister. She loves to make jewelry and do art. She also enjoys swimming, singing and doing theatre. When she grows up, she would like to be an Artist and a Veterinarian. Her favourite part of the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair is making crafts to enter in the exhibits.
Photo Top to Botom: Lexi Drummond, Sydney Jacques, Adelaide Foerster, Abbygale Golley, Brynnlee Graham, Graham Blahut, Paisley Foerster