(7-17-22) Rainy weather forced a change of venue for tonight’s Miss Lake Festival Queen Pageant but it didn’t dampen the night for all involved.

Grace-Ellen Rison won the 2022 Lake Festival Queen title, she also won the Talent Award and was named Miss Congeniality by her peers. Rison will start her duties this coming weekend at the Lake Festival and next June will compete in the 2023 Miss Ohio Pageant next June.

Rison will be a Freshman at Western Carolina University studying Musical Theatre and Dance. Her social impact initiative at the pageant was “Finite Heartbeats: Surviving and Accepting the Consequences of Parental Addiction”. She sang for the talent portion of competition

1st Runner-up was Mackenzie Lehman, who also won the People’s Choice Award.

2nd-Runner-up was Remi Fokine.


Named Miss Outstanding Teens were Zoey Aukerman of Celina and McKenzie Harmer of St Henry.

Check back for additional updates and results

2022 Miss Lake Festival Scholarship Pageant

The 2022 Miss Lake Festival Scholarship Pageant from the Celina Education Complex Auditorium Streaming by JW Production & Sound