Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

Morgan Hungerford (first Alternate State Princess), Reegan Domagala (State Princess), Alyssa Roorda (second Alternate State Princess) (Courtesy: American Dairy Association North East)

A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess.

Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promoting milk and dairy products with the American Dairy Association North East.

Watch Domagala be crowned this year's State Dairy Princess.

Domagala will receive a $1,200 scholarship and will serve as a dairy industry ambassador and spokesperson. She will represent dairy farmers at events like the county dairy princess pageants, farm meetings, fairs and school visits. She will also help train and mentor the new county dairy princesses.

Alyssa Roorda from Chemung County was named first Alternate State Princess, and Morgan Hungerford from Delaware County was selected as second Alternate State Princess. They receive a $700 scholarship and $600 scholarship, respectively. Both will assist the New York State Dairy Princess with training, appearances and other duties.

Twenty-two county dairy princesses competed in the state pageant. It included a personal interview, impromptu questions, a prepared adult speech, a product knowledge exam, writing skills test, and informal interaction with others. Judges evaluated the contestants on their communication skills, knowledge of the dairy industry, poise and personality.

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