ABERDEEN, S.D.(KXLG)- Fifteen-year-old Willa Stern of Webster was crowned the 2023 South Dakota Junior Snow Queen.
Stern is a freshman at Webster High School. There were 25 other contestants for the crown during the Junior Snow Queen Coronation Saturday at the Aberdeen Civic Arena.
Corinne Bosse of Britton was the first runner-up, Kayana Wright of Sisseton the second runner-up, Talli Wright of Groton the third runner-up, and Dannika Kaup of Hoven the fourth runner-up.
Madelyn Erdman of Warner was crowned Miss Congeniality.
The Snow Queen Coronation for the older contestants will be held at 7 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Aberdeen Civic Arena. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets will be available at the door.