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Abigail Tripp Named Miss Niagara 2022
Issue Date: April 7, 2022
Niagara Lions Club President Gordon Behnke announces Abigail Tripp is the new "Miss Niagara" for 2022.
Originated and sponsored by the Niagara Lions Club since 1968, the new Miss Niagara, Abigail Tripp will have her coronation at the Niagara Lions Community Picnic on Saturday, June 25, when she will be presented with a crown and sash from the current Miss Niagara Haley Allred.
Miss Niagara's court will be Morgan Borchardt, Erin Lukowicz, Emma Brasure and Aiva Champeau. Congratulations to all the girls who participated in this year's Miss Niagara contest.
Abigail Tripp, 17, daughter of Bill and Tammy Tripp, she has two brothers Austin (20) and Alex (14). She is a personable young lady who is well-liked and respected by her peers and her teachers. Abigail is an outstanding student whose performance in the classroom usually places her on the Highest Honors list. As a result, and in conjunction with her scholarship, character, leadership, and service, Abigail recently was selected for membership in the National Honor Society.
Abigail also has been recognized as a Student of the Week. As noted by the teacher who nominated her, "She exceeds classroom expectations and breaks through academic challenges with a positive mindset and the determination to de her personal best. She is well-mannered and respectful to her peers and teachers. Her bright and friendly personality is contagious, and she is a pleasure to have in the classroom. Abbey is a conscientious student and shows leadership within the classroom."
She is active in a number of school extracurricular activities having participated in basketball, track, and volleyball earlier in high school. Active in student government, Abigail serves as her class secretary and has participated in One Act Play.
When asked if she has a mentor or someone who is her role model, Abigail responded "My brother, Austin." She went on to elaborate saying, "he is my role model because he has always been there for me. He has always pushed me to succeed. He is a person that has always treated people with respect and he tries to be the best person he can be."
Abigail has compiled an outstanding record of community service. She has volunteered at the Aurora Mud Run, at the Lions Club Meat & Rifle Raffle, and at the Knights of Columbus' steak fries. She helps at the school concession stands and volunteers at St. Anthony Catholic Church where she is part of the Religious Education program.
Abigail works part-time babysitting and in her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.
Abigail's plans including furthering her education at a four-year university as she contemplates studying psychology.