Union County Fair King Matthew McMillen and Queen Isabella Roush. (Photo submitted)
The 2021 Union County Fair King and Queen were crowned in ceremonies earlier this week.
King Matthew McMillen, the son of William and DiAnn McMillen, will be a senior at Tolles Career and Technical Center in the firefighting and EMS course of study.
He is a nine-year member of the Darby Springs South 4-H club. He has taken market lambs and various special interest projects including knots, woodworking, and electricity.
McMillen’s current 4-H project for 2021 is market lambs. He has been a 4-H camp counselor and been on the Union County 4-H advisory council.
He is also involved with Boy Scouts, works at ASE feeds, is on Johnathan Alder’s Varsity bowling team, is marching band squad leader and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Some of his greatest achievements are being named 2015 Premier Sheep Exhibitor and 2019 County Born and Bred Grand Champion Wether. He will also soon become an Eagle Scout.
Queen Isabella Roush, the daughter of Steve and Patti Roush, will be a senior at Fairbanks High School.
She is a nine-year member of the Plain City Country Kids 4-H club. She has taken market rabbits and various special interest projects including cake decorating, scrapbooking and nutrition projects.
Roush has been a 4-H camp counselor for three years and has been president of her 4-H club for four years. She is also involved in FCCLA, National Honor Society, Young Life, science club, Gate Keepers, drama club and is a Memorial Hospital volunteer.
Some of her greatest achievements are winning 2020 Market Rabbit Reserve Champion, earning Outstanding in Rabbit Skillathon for eight years and going to the Ohio State Fair for multiple special interest projects.