Jillian Bivens is ‘Fairest of the Fair’

2021 Junior Miss Fairest of the Fair Cadence Jane Crowley, 2021 Senior Fairest of the Fair Jillian Rebecca Bivens, and 2021 Princess Fairest of the Fair Eleanor May Linthicum. (photo:Tony Cox )
Jillian Rebecca Bivens was crowned 2021 “Fairest of the Fair” on the opening night of the Anderson County Fair Monday.

She is the daughter of Mike and Janet Bivens of Oak Ridge. She is 17 years old and will attend her senior year at Oak Ridge High School. Her activities include being a nursery volunteer at Faith Promise Church, staying active through dance, snow skiing, and wake surfing, and spending time with family and friends. Her accomplishments include FCCLA Vice President, teachers assistant for a kindergarten classroom, and completing four years with Angela Floyd Dance Company.

Cadence Jane Crowley was crowned “Junior Fairest of the Fair” Monday night.

She is the daughter of Travis and Jamie Crowley and Brooke and Nate Everhart of Clinton. She is 14 years old and will attend her freshman year at Clinton High School. Her activities include basketball, swimming, and riding dirt bikes.

Sheeceived the highest energy award for the Clinton Middle School Lady Hawks basketball team, was voted Miss Clinton Middle by her eighth grade class this year, and was first runner up in the Jefferson County Fairest of the Fair Preteen Division.

Eleanor May Linthicum was crowned “Princes of the Fair” Monday night.

She is the daughter of Chad and Piper Linthicum of Oak Ridge. She is 10 years old and will attend fifth grade at Jefferson Middle School. Her accomplishments include cheerleader for the Oak Ridge Boys and Girls Club, tumbling for TLC, and being a member of the safety patrol.

Her accomplishments include Anderson County Tiny Miss Fairest of the Fair 2018, Anderson County Little Miss Fairest of the Fair 2019, and representing as a Tri-Star Princess at the 2020 Miss Tennessee Scholarship Competition.

The Fairest of the Fair committee would like to give a huge thanks to Anderson County Fair President Steve Queener and the Anderson County Fair Board for allowing them to be a special part of the Anderson County Fair.

“This pageant is a community event and is made possible only by sponsors and volunteers donating their services and time. Thank you to our pageant sponsors, judges, and volunteers for making this night a huge success,” said Amanda Oaks, co-coordinator the Fairest of the Fair pageants.

“A special thanks to our Pageant Night Sponsors Power and Pryse Orthodontics, HealthMarkets Insurance, Mayor Terry Frank, and Community Trust Bank. Stage décor sponsor Samuel Franklin Florist. And Queen’s Basket Sponsors Butch Oaks Family Dentistry, Forget Me Not Photography, Over The Top Bakery, Johnson and Company General Store, Hoskins Drug Store, Bloom Water and Company, Burrville Antiques, The Garden on Market, McBride’s Gift Market, and Backyard Bouncers,” she said.