Miss Union County Fair 2010

Maegan E. Ferguson

Maegan E. Ferguson is the 21 year old daughter of Patrick "Joey" and Amy Ferguson of Dongola. She graduated in the spring of 2010 from Shawnee Community College with an Associates of Arts Degree. Maegan plans to attend SICCM’s occupational therapy program in the fall of 2011. She is a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Dongola, she is an avid supporter for the fight against Autism, as well as active in Relay for Life.





Miss Union County Fair


Lorraine Moreland, Superintendent


The Miss Union County Fair Pageant is held annually on the first night  night of the fair.  Contestants compete for more than $4,000 in cash and prizes.  Contestants must between the ages of 16 and 22 as of January 1, 2010, never married, a resident of Union County or attended or graduated from a Union County School and not competing in another county fair pageant in 2010.  Each contestant will be judged in interview, swimsuit, and evening gown.


Prizes for Miss Union County Fair include:

$1,000 Scholarship from the V. F. W.

                    A car to use the week of the fair.

                 A crown, trophy and luggage.

                    $300 from the Union County Fair Board

                  The experience of competing for the title of Miss Illinois State Fair  in Springfield.


Prizes for the First Runner Up include:

A $1,000 scholarship from the Anna Elks Club

                    $200 from the Union County Fair Board


Prizes for the Second Runner Up include:

$300 scholarship from Son-Shine Amusements

                    $200 scholarship from the Anna Elks

                        $100 from the Union County Fair Board


Miss Congeniality receives a $250 bond from the Anna Kiwanis Club.






Would you like to be in the pageant this year?  If so, call Lorraine Moreland at our fair office, 618-833-8923.


Photography by Mike Ayres