On Saturday, March 11, the Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo 2017 Court Coronation will be held at the Main Pavilion at the Clackamas County Fair and Event Center located at 694 NE 4th Ave., Canby, Oregon.
Representing Clackamas County is Queen Amber Cook, daughter of Johnny and Andrea Cook from Canby and Princess Savannah Egbert, daughter of Nate and Cynthia Holmlund from Boring. The court will spend the next year traveling approximately 5,000 miles around the state of Oregon as Ambassadors for Clackamas County, inviting everyone to attend the fair, the rodeo and other events in Clackamas County.
The court finalists were among five contestants who last Fall passed all of the required qualifications set by the nominating community, such as their knowledge of the rodeo, the fair and current events in Clackamas County. The candidates also gave a speech and displayed their horsemanship skills.
Queen Amber is a 3.15 GPA 2016 high school graduate, currently attending Clackamas Community College before transferring to a four year university where she plans to study veterinary medicine. While in high school Amber played four years of varsity soccer and was captain of the team her senior year. She won second team all-league honors. Besides her academic and sports career, Amber spent four years on the Canby OHSET team and was captain her senior year. She won district high point team contributor and reserve champion times events. In 2014 she was apart of the State Champions in Canadian flags; 2016 Reserve Champions Drill Team and finished Top Ten Girls All Around Champion.
Princess Savannah was a four year honor-roll student, winning a $10,000 scholarship for community college and has been accepted to the University of Montana and OSU. For four years, Savannah was an OHSET high school state qualifier, equine 4-H state qualifier, and OHSET regional qualifier and PNWIC regional record holder. Savannah's horsemanship experience includes OHSET, Canby Games, W.H.O., Molalla Jr. Rodeo, Canby Rodeo Flag Bearer, PNWIC, apprentice to horse trainer Jonath Robles and calf starting under JR Horse Training. Savannah is currently working for Bunns and Olsen Realtors, Inc. as a receptionist.
The public is invited to the coronation. The evening will begin at 5:30pm with silent and live auctions. Dinner will be served between 6:30 and 7:30. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased at the door or at the Clackamas County Fair and Event Center.