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2017 Tama County Fair Queen candidates

July 7, 2017
Traer Star-Clipper

Haley Shope, 19, is the daughter of Tod & Stacey Zeman and the late Mike Shope. She is a graduate of South Tama County High School and currently attends Iowa State University (ISU).

While in high school, Haley's activities included: wrestling manager, band section leader, National Honor Society treasurer, FFA Sentinel treasurer, volleyball, softball, Thespian Society, and many others. At ISU, she is heavily involved in the Dairy Science Club where she serves as a Food At First co-chair. She is also a part of the Block & Bridle Club, Pre-Vet Club, and held a leadership position in her dormitory cabinet.

In her community, Haley served as the County Council treasurer from 2015 to 2016 and was an active member of the Toledo Techs 4-H Club for 10 years. Through FFA, Haley was involved in the Iowa Youth Institute which led her to being a part of the World Food prize as a Norman Borlaug Scholar in 2016. As she was busy with school activities, Haley found time to volunteer with various organizations and graduated high school with over 200 volunteer hours.

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Haley Shope

In Haley's spare time, she loves to spend it with her sheep, cattle, friends, and family.

Haley currently attends Iowa State University with a major in animal science with a pre-veterinarian emphasis. She plans to apply to veterinarian school next summer with one year of undergraduate work left.

Laney Princehouse, 16, is the daughter of Chad & Angie Princehouse of Toledo. She will be a junior at South Tama in the fall.

While in high school, Laney has been involved in volleyball, cheerleading, and FFA. She served as FFA Reporter her sophomore year and was chosen as FFA President for the 2017-18 school year. Laney is also a member of Pam's School of Dance.

In her spare time, Laney works at Fareway. She also enjoys working in the school greenhouse, hanging out with friends, and fishing.

Her future plans are to attend a 2-year college and study horticulture with the hopes of becoming a florist.

Sadie Cahalan, 17, is the daughter of Robert & Kisha Cahalan of rural Gladbrook. She completed her junior year of high school at Gladbrook-Reinbeck on June 6, 2017. Sadie actively participates in choir, drama, speech, softball, cheerleading, and managing boys basketball. She has also participated in solo choir competitions for two years and has received division one ratings both years.

As a junior Sadie was inducted into the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Achievement Club of Excellence, or G.R.A.C.E. In her community, Sadie has been serving as vice president of the 4-H club Gladbrook Gals and Guys for two years. In her spare time, Said works as a waitress at Spanky's, a local Gladbrook restaurant and as a lifeguard at the Reinbeck Community Pool. She also volunteers, going on mission trips the past four years with her church and other various volunteer opportunities. During her three years of high school, she has accumulated 230 volunteer hours and will continue to get more.

Sadie's future plans are to attend the University of Northern Iowa, where she hopes to major in secondary education and minor in music. As a career, she plans to teach high school English and coach drama or speech clubs.



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