2021 Queen Nicotina contestants

The 2021 Charles County Fair Queen Nicotina contestants prepare to meet the judges before the final decision is made on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Charles County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. Pictured from left, top row, is Synai Ferrell, 17, from Thomas Stone High School; Anna Able, 18, from College of Southern Maryland; Emily Winkler, 17, from La Plata High School; and Evelyn Bowling, 17, from La Plata High School; and bottom row, Jewel Foreman, 17, from Foreman World Changers Academy; Morgan Martin, 17, from Lackey High School; Brynna Bode, 18, from Lackey High School; Emily Moon, 17, from La Plata High School; and Sofia Sherman, 17, from St. Mary's Ryken High School.