Schantzenbach, of Upper Saucon Township, was one of three contestants in Sunday's finals at Christopher’s Restaurant and Banquet Facility at the Columbian Home in Allentown.
As winner of the competition, Schantzenbach will be a goodwill ambassador, reigning over fair activities. The longtime Lehigh County 4-H Beef Club member will take time out from her duties Friday, Aug. 30, to show her heifer in the Beef Division class at the Judging Tent.
Schantzenbach will be formally introduced to fairgoers at the event’s Opening Ceremonies at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Fair’s Music and Variety Show Tent.
The fair will run Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Labor Day, Sept. 2.
Schantzenbach spends time working on her family’s beef farm, according to a release from the Allentown Fair. She also won Reserve Grand Champion Fitter, Supreme Champion Heifer and numerous other 4-H awards.
She completed the commercial photography program at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, and she received a Silver Key for a photograph she took for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
She is the daughter of Victoria and Russell Schantzenbach of Upper Saucon Townhip.
Victoria Bobyak, 19, of Whitehall, was named first runner-up. She is a sophomore at Moravian College.