2022 Fairest of the Fair

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NWSF Fairest of the Fair

The Northern Wisconsin State Fair Fairest of the Fair and Attendant serve as the official ambassadors of the Fair at events including area events, parades, and the Wisconsin State Fair. The Fairest also represents the Northern Wisconsin State Fair at the Wisconsin Association of Fairs Convention and participates in the Wisconsin Fairest of the Fairs competition while participating in professional development training workshops.

Fairest of the Fair Benefits

  • $1,000 Educational Scholarship
  • Paid attendance to the State Fair Association Conference with meals and hotel stay & Awards Ceremony Banquet Dinner
  • Paid attendance to the Wisconsin State Fair to attend the Wisconsin Fairest Reunion
  • Reimbursement of mileage
  • Personal and professional development
For more information or to learn more about the NWSF Fairest of the Fair Committee, contact the NWSF Fairest Chair, Emily, at ems.m.maier@gmail.com or the NWSF Fairest Staff Liaison, Cindy Boggess, at cboggess@nwsfa.com.


Rusty Volk, NWSFA Executive Director, and Samantha Wirtz, NWSF Fairest of the Fair 
My name is Samantha Wirtz, the 2022 Northern Wisconsin State Fair Fairest of the Fair.

I was born an raised in the Chippewa Falls Where I attended and graduated from McDonnell Central Catholic High School in 2021. There I was an active member in the theater program, and received varsity letters in both volleyball and softball. Outside of school I was involved in the Chippewa County 4-H program for ten years. I also was a member of the Youth in Government Program sponsored by the YMCA. Now, I attend Central College in Pella, Iowa and am pursuing a bachelor's degree in English. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and reading.


Hannah Tambornino
2022 NWSF Fairest of the Fair Attendant

My name is Hannah Tambornino and I am very excited to serve as your first 2022 Fairest of the Fair Attendant!

I am currently a senior at Chippewa Falls Senior High School. I have been involved in our FFA Chapter as well as competed with the school's Equestrian Team. I greatly enjoy riding and competing with my horses. I will be attending CVTC in the fall for their Criminal Justice Program. After completing that program I will be attending CVTC’s police academy to then become a police officer. I currently work as a Waitress at Bresina's Old Town Home Bar and Restaurant. I also work at Ruff Life Pet Hotel in the front desk position and as an animal caretaker. In my spare time I like to ride horses, hike, and partake in 4-H activities.

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