WACO (February 20, 2014) Midway High School junior Mary Conley Thompson was crowed as the 2014-15 Miss Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo Wednesday night at the Extraco Events Center.
Thompson competed against four other contestants for the title.
To qualify, each participant had to perform 100 hours of volunteer service, sell a minimum of $500 in pre-sale Fair & Rodeo tickets, participate in an interview with judges and give a speech to the judges and audience.
Thompson will receive a $1,000 scholarship and other prizes.
She’ll appear in parades, at schools and rodeos and she will be a hostess for the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo in October.
“I am very honored to be crowned the new Miss Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo and look forward to representing the Fair & Rodeo this year,” she said.