(Times Bulletin/Ed Gebert)
These eight young ladies will be vying for the title Queen Jubilee XXXVIII on April 5, 2013 at the Marsh Auditorium. The contestants were announced on Sunday at a special reception at Central Insurance Company in Van Wert. They are (front row, from the left): Courtney Gorman of Lincolnview High School, Alexis Ford of Parkway High School, Corinne Metzger of Delphos Jefferson High School, and Savannah Roughton of Paulding High School. Back row (from the left): Chelsea Critchfield of Wayne Trace High School, Jordan Rex of Spencerville High School, Karissa Place of Van Wert High School, and Kate Bauer of Crestview High School. The winner will reign over the Peony Festival in Van Wert on June 7-9, 2013.