EAU CLAIRE, Wisc. (WEAU)-- Deanna Schlies, 25, representing the Brown County Fair was crowned Fairest of the Fairs.
Schlies works as a science teacher at LB Clarke Middle School in Two Rivers, Wis. She also teaches a course on communications and job interview skills, is the Student Council advisor for grades 7 and 8 and runs several after school programs. She has volunteered at both the senior center and early childcare center in her community, serves as the direct of music for the Denmark High School musical and is an active member of her church choir. Schlies has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Schlies will serve a one-year term beginning immediately, and her responsibilities will include making appearances at fairs throughout the state, working with media and promoting the educational, social and economic importance of Wisconsin’s fair and agriculture industries.
Schlies also will serve as an ambassador of the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair August 6-16.