2023 Sisseton Snow Queen Royalty

Evelyn Fritz was crowned the 2023 Sisseton Snow Queen during the 48th annual Snow Queen Pageant held at the Sisseton High School Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. She is the daughter of Jamie and Kristi Fritz of New Effington, SD. Also crowned during the evening’s activities were Kayana Wright, 2023 Junior Snow Queen, daughter of Jennie Lynn Evenson of Sisseton, SD, and Ree Stickland, 2023 Little Miss, daughter of Shawn and Samantha Stickland of Sisseton, SD. Pictured above is the court that will reign over 2023. Standing (left to right) are Senior Princess Winter Ava Fritz, Senior Princess Autumn Paige Huber, Senior Princess Summer Averee Anderson, Senior Princess Spring Alexis Ceroll, Sisseton Senior Snow Queen Evelyn Fritz, Little Miss Ree Stickland (in front), Emcee Carissa Metz (in back), Junior Snow Queen Kayana Wright, Junior Princess Spring Izzy Metz, Junior Princess Summer Isabel Bostrom, Junior Princess Autumn Emma Heinecke, Junior Princess Winter KaiNaysa Hull. Kayana will compete for South Dakota State Jr. Queen at the 77th Annual Snow Queen Pageant in Aberdeen on January 6-7, 2023 and Evelyn will compete for Miss South Dakota Snow Queen at the Pageant in Aberdeen on January 12-14, 2023. This year’s theme was “Enchanted Garden.” Entertainment was provided by Averee Anderson, Evelyn Fritz, Rylie Huff, Kate Meyer and Kyra Nilson. Judges for the Pageant were Aaron Weyh, Emily Searies and Laura Ceroll. The Snow Queen contest is sponsored by the Sisseton Friends and Neighbors Club. ~ Courier Photo