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Scotland County Student Selected as 2023 Missouri Beef Queen

Written by on January 10, 2023

OSAGE BEACH, Mo.- Emma Harvey of Memphis, Missouri, was crowned the 2023 Missouri Beef Queen during the 55th Annual Missouri Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show. Harvey represented the NEMO Cattlemen’s Association and is the daughter of Brian and Brandi Harvey. She received a $1,000 scholarship.

Scotland County R-1 High School student Emma Harvey (3rd from right) was selected as the 2023 Missouri Beef Queen
(Photo Courtesy Missouri Cattlemen’s Association)

Each of the six contestants presented a speech on a topic relating to the beef industry and interviewed with a panel of three judges. The competition was held Saturday in Osage Beach. The Missouri Beef Queen will be responsible for representing the Missouri beef industry at livestock shows, conferences and events throughout the year.

The Missouri CattleWomen’s Association hosts the contest each year. It is supported by the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation.