Watermelon Queen 2020 - Sarah Swain
Sarah enjoys working with students and volunteering in her community. She was very active in the Mount Olive Collegiate FFA and has been on the Dean's list each semester.
Virtual Queen Training with the NWPBJune 15, 2020
Fresh Pik Produce & Deans Farm Market TourJuly 14, 2020
Bear Grass FFA - Agriculture Education Video productionJuly 14, 2020
Jackson Farming Company - Farm TourJuly 23, 2020
Howell Farming Company - Farm TourJuly 24, 2020
SE Fruit & Vegetable Expo
National Watermelon Assoc. ConventionFebruary 17-20, 2021
NC Watermelon Assoc. ConventionMarch 12-14, 2021
Queen Behind the Screen Episode 19 - Watermelon Recipe - Watermelon cream pieLooking for a quick sweet watermelon treat? In this episode of Queen Behind the Screen, Queen Sarah prepares a watermelon cream pie dessert. With just a few simple ingredients you can make this pie for your family.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 18 - Watermelon craft - painting a watermelon flower potOn this episode watch as Queen Sarah transforms a plain terracotta flower pot with a colorful watermelon theme in just a few simple steps. This colorful creation can brighten up any room.
Queen Behind the Screen- Episode 17- Watermelon Recipe - Watermelon SlawAre you getting ready for a Labor Day picnic? In this episode of Queen Behind the Screen, Queen Sarah share how to make a watermelon slaw recipe. This recipe is a quick, easy and perfect for a holiday picnic.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 16 - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon floatWatermelon and ice cream! These two perfect summer treats come together as Queen Sarah shows us how to make a watermelon float in episode 16 of Queen Behind the Screen.
Queen Behind the Screen Episode 15 - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon Air Fryer bitesDo you love your Air Fryer? In episode 15 of Queen Behind the Screen Queen Sarah demonstrates how to make tasty watermelon bites in her Air Fryer. You have got to try this recipe.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 14 - NC Watermelon productionThe NC watermelon growing season is at its peak. This week Queen Sarah and her guest Nick Augostini, NCDA&CS talked about NC watermelon production. Now is the perfect time to shop for a sweet NC watermelon. #ncmelons #ncwatermelons #GottobeNCag
Queen Behind the Screen- Episode 13 - How to Select the best WatermelonIn celebration of National Watermelon Day, Queen Sarah and her special guest the 2014 NC Watermelon Queen, Breanna Hinkle, show us the 3 simple steps for selecting the best watermelon. Go out and get you a sweet, juicy North Carolina watermelon today.
Queen Behind the Screen- Episode 12 - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon CupcakesIn episode 12 Queen Sarah and her special guest show us how to make fun, kid friendly watermelon cupcakes. This is a great recipe to make with your family.
Queen Behind the Screen- Episode 11 - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon Rind Stir FryIn episode 11 of Queen Behind the Screen - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon Rind Stir Fry -You can use the whole watermelon! In this episode Queen Sarah shows us how to make a tasty side dish of watermelon rind stir fry. A quick & easy recipe.
Queen Behind the Screen- Episode 10 -Watermelon recipe - watermelon & kiwi PopsicleIn episode 10 Queen Sarah makes a fun watermelon & kiwi Popsicle. A great snack for a hot summer day.
Queen Behind The Screen- Episode 9 - Watermelon recipe - watermelon smoothieIn episode 9 Queen Sarah prepares a quick & easy watermelon smoothie. A nutritious treat anytime of day.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 8 - Watermelon Work OutIn this episode, Queen Sarah teaches you a fun workout routine using a watermelon. So grab your watermelon and lets exercise!
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 7 - Watermelon story timeIn episode 7 of Queen Behind the Screen - Queen Sarah reads the book "The Watermelon Seed" by Greg Pizzoli. So everyone gather around for watermelon story time.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 6 - Watermelon craft - painted t shirtQueen Sarah shares a fun way to decorate a t-shirt with watermelons!
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 5 - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon SorbetIn episode 5 of Queen Behind the Screen - North Carolina Watermelon Queen Sarah prepares a refreshing watermelon sorbet recipe. This is a quick and easy recipe made with ingredients you already have at home.
Queen behind the Screen - Episode 4 - Watermelon craft - sun hatIn episode 4 Queen Sarah teaches a fun craft. She makes a watermelon themed sun hat perfect to help protect your "melon" from the hot summer sun.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 3 - Watermelon recipe - pet treatsQueen Sarah and her furry friend share how to make a fun watermelon treat for your pet.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 2 - Watermelon recipe - Watermelon SalsaWatch Queen Sarah share a quick and delicious watermelon & strawberry salsa recipe.
Queen Behind the Screen - Episode 1 - Watermelon craft - watermelon vaseNC Watermelon Queen Sarah shares a fun craft for Mother's Day. How to make a watermelon vase.
National Watermelon Promotion Board Video SessionThe National Watermelon Promotion Board asked the State Queens to produce three videos promoting watermelon. Here are some fun photos from our video session.
Got To Be NC - Instagram Story videoQueen Sarah was interviewed for the weekly NC Department of Ag - Got to be NC Instagram Story
Fresh Pik Produce & Deans Farm Market TourThank you to James & Courtney Sharp and family for having us at your farm and store.
Bear Grass FFA - Educational Agriculture Video ProductionQueen Sarah presented a behind the scenes look into the world of watermelon for the Bear Grass Charter School FFA virtual summer agriculture camp. Mr. James Sharp of Fresh Pik Produce was also on the video giving the farmers perspective. This video will be shared with elementary school teachers all across NE North Carolina. Thank you to Sarah Lawrence Bear Grass FFA teacher for having Sarah be a part of the video series.
Big Rock TournamentQueen Sarah supporting her hometown at the Big Rock Tournament in Morehead City, NC
Would you like to be the next North Carolina Watermelon Queen?
The 2020 crown was presented to Miss Sarah Swain of Morehead City, during the first ever virtual pageant held by the North Carolina Watermelon Association on April 26, 2020. 2021 could be your turn!
The 40th North Carolina Watermelon Association Annual Convention and the North Carolina Watermelon Queen Scholarship Pageant will be held in March 2021 at the Holiday Inn Sunspree in Wrightsville Beach. If you are interested in participating in the pageant please contact Sharon Rogers by email email@example.com or phone 336-583-9630 for all the details. Application deadline is February 1, 2021.
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