New Dairy Princess is a longtime 4-H member

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:35

HAMBURG — Emily Timchek, 16, was crowned Sussex County Dairy Princess for 2011-2012. Emily will be a senior at Wallkill Valley Regional High School this coming school year. She lives in Hamburg with her parents Tim and Bridget Timchak. She has three siblings Kaitlyn, Delaney and Jacob. Emily has been a member of the Sussex County Milk Makers 4-H Club for five years and the club’s secretary for two years. She placed second in the State Dairy Judging Competition recently and will be going to Nationals. She also belongs to two other 4-H clubs, the Trapline Trackers and Heavenly Homemakers. At Wallkill Valley High School she plays soccer on the varsity team, does stats for the boys basketball team, is a member of National Honor Society, Kindness and Justice, and the yearbook committee. Emily was crowned princess at Kuperus Meadows, the farm of Howard and Teri Kuperus in Wantage. The event was attended by other dairy notables, including New Jersey Dairy Princess Sarah Phillips of Hunterdon County and outgoing Sussex County Dairy Princess Kyleigh Little. We had several past State and county princesses on hand. Joy Ricker, county chair of the dairy princess committee, served as master of ceremonies for the evening and then turned the program over to state Dairy Princess Sarah Phillips, who spoke of the responsibilities of the title. Kyleigh Little related her experience over the past year as the county Dairy Princess. Before Emily was crowned, she gave humorous presentation on the myth of chocolate milk, touching on whether it comes from black and white cows. To find out more about the Dairy Princess program, contact Ricker at 973-903-8666.