Vergas crowned new royalty Aug. 8 to kick off Vergas Looney Daze 2019 weekend.

Perham High School Senior Kaylee Baumgart was crowned Miss Vergas, and freshman Meghan Reed was crowned Princess Altona.

Kaylee is the daughter of Mike and Denelle Baumgart of Vergas and Brett and Micheala Glawe of Perham. Meghan is the daughter of Jason and Tina Reed of Dent.

Kaylee won the competition portions of Personal Interview, Evening Wear and On Stage Question. Meghan won Personal Interview, Party Dress and On Stage Question. Kaylee also was the recipient of the Vergas Lion’s Community Service Scholarship Award of $500.

Hayden Nelson, son of Ryan and Amber Nelson, and Morgan Awender, daughter of Megan Pinke and Joe Suchy, were crowned Junior Royalty