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Cash is Queen

GSW junior crowned Friday at Corn Fest

Published: Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 10:00 a.m. CDT
(Herald Photo by Jessica Shumaker)
Gardner-South Wilmington Junior Natalie Cash is crowned Grundy County Corn Festival Queen Friday night in downtown Morris. Cash, a 16-year-old Gardner resident, said she was shocked to hear her name announced as queen.

A Gardner-South Wilmington High School junior was crowned as the 2012 Grundy County Corn Festival Queen during coronation ceremonies in downtown Morris Friday evening.

Natalie Cash, 16, is a resident of Gardner and the daughter of Tony and Janice Cash. She has five siblings, including R.C., 33; Courtney, 28; Rebecca, 25; Collin, 14; and Abigail, 11.

Just moments after being crowned on Friday, Cash provided the Morris Daily Herald with a bit of insight on her emotions and her thoughts about the Grundy County Corn Festival.

Q. What was your reaction when you heard you were named queen?

A. I was really shocked. I wasn’t expecting it.

Q. What activities do you take part in at GSW?

A. NHS, volleyball and soccer

Q. What is your favorite subject in school and why?

A. Math. I just like that it’s always one answer; it’s not your opinion.

Q. What do you like to do in your spare time?

A. I like to hang out with my friends, swim.

Q. What’s your favorite Corn Fest activity?

A. The pie-eating contest

Q. What do you think of being named queen?

A. It’s awesome and fun.

Q. What’s your favorite color?

A. Purple

Q. Where would you travel if you cold go anywhere?

A. Alaska

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