The Ohio Fair Managers are pleased to announce the selection and coronation of Queen Maya Kidd of the 2022 Middletown Ohio Fairs representing the Butler County Fair. Maya was chosen from a group of 78 independent and county fair queens and crowned on Saturday, January 8 at the combined general session of senior and junior members of the fair’s board of directors. There were over 1,600 senior and junior members of the fair’s board of directors in the Regency Ballroom in Columbus.
Maya is joined on her field with first finalist Erin Pope, Gallia County Fair, second finalist Annabelle Ehmer, Stark County Fair, third finalist Nicole Fennig, Mercer County Fair, fourth finalist Gretchen Search, Ross County Fair.
Maya is originally from Butler County and attends Butler County Junior Fair, Butler County Advisory Board, 4-H Officer Training, Teen Leadership Council, National Honor Society, National 4- H Citizenship Focus in Washington, DC, and is a Camp Cloverbud Advisor. She is a member of the 4-H “Premier Livestock of Butler County” club and has completed projects that included market lambs, dairy and market goats, dairy heifers, sewing and home projects and more during of his 10 years of work at the 4-H club. Maya has held various positions in her 4-H club. Maya in her community is involved with the Community Harvest Church, the Student Leaders at Work, the Cincinnati Trailblazers Cross Country team and the Mars Hills Track team. Maya is the daughter of Amy and Savalas Kidd.
Maya is currently a senior and plans to enroll at Mount Vernon Nazarene University and study in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Disorders / Communication Sciences. Maya is interested in helping people with disabilities and mastering American Sign Language and the Deaf and Speech Therapy clinics.
Maya will represent the state, county, and independent agricultural fairs of Ohio for 2022 and participate in the Queen’s selection process at the 2023 Ohio Fair Managers’ Convention in Columbus January 12-15, 2023.