19-year-old Alexi Bladel, of Rockford, was crowned the 60th Miss Illinois County Fair queen.
Bladel is the current Miss Winnebago County title holder.
Bladel was crowned at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs convention in Springfield on January 20th.
Bladel is currently attending Rock Valley College to obtain an associates degree in fire science to become a firefighter.
She will be a summer employee with the Department of Agriculture this year, and her main duty will be to emphasize the importance of agriculture by traveling to 30 Illinois county fairs.
Bladel will be the official hostess of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.
Jamie Franck of Henry County was named the first runner-up, Teaghan Callaway of Lake County was named the second runner-up, Grace Mongan of Ogle County, was named third runner-up, and Addison Osman of Union County, was named fourth runner-up.