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Sydney Locke crowned Miss Georgia Peach


ECHS senior Sydney Locke is crowned 2017 Miss Georgia Peach by 2016 Miss Georgia Peach, Lizzy Stanford of Cuthbert. ECHS senior Sydney Locke is crowned 2017 Miss Georgia Peach by 2016 Miss Georgia Peach, Lizzy Stanford of Cuthbert. Early County High senior Sydney Locke was recently crowned 2017 Miss Georgia Peach at the state pageant.

Sydney is the 17-year-old daughter of Gina McNair and the late Leslie Locke of Blakely.

As Georgia Peach Queen, Sydney will serve as the official ambassador of the Georgia Peach Festival and Georgia’s peach industry. She will be honored by the Georgia Legislature and Gov. Deal in early 2018.

Sydney and the other Georgia Peach Queens — Little Miss, Teen Miss, Tiny Miss and Junior Miss Georgia Peach — are also available to make appearances at local events.

The annual pageant has been held in March at Fort Valley State University the past 25 years.

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