COLUMBIA CITY — Halle Shoults, Miss Indiana State Fair 2019, will travel to Whitley County on Monday, July 15, to make an appearance at the Whitley County Fair in Columbia City.

Shoults was crowned the 61st Indiana State Fair Queen last January and is traveling to approximately 45 counties to promote the upcoming Indiana State Fair, August 2-18.

Miss Indiana State Fair 2019, Shoults of Oxford, is a junior at Purdue University studying Speech Pathology. She is excited to combine her love of science with her desire to work with children and looks forward to a career in a hospital or rehab facility specializing in patients with disabilities or trauma.

Halle was her high school class Salutatorian, a Lilly Scholar, class president and a student athlete. At Purdue, she has been recognized as a Presidential Scholar, received Dean’s List and Semester Honors and was inducted into the Honor Society for Academic Excellence. Shoults is a proud member of the Ann Tweedale Co-op, where she serves as secretary of her class. Halle was a 10-year 4-H member, loves being outside, and cheering on the Boilermakers with her friends and family.