The Michigan Bean Festival and Michigan Bean Commission are seeking applicants for the 74th Michigan Bean Queen contest.
The newly crowned Michigan Bean Queen will receive a $1,250 scholarship for college, a plaque, crown, sash and official photograph. The Queens will be required to attend a minimum of ten events throughout the year representing the Michigan Dry Bean Industry.
The First Runner-Up will receive a $750 scholarship for college and the same gifts listed for the Queen. Applicants must be high school graduates between the ages of 17 – 25. For more information or an application, visit michiganbeanfestival.org or call (989) 259-0595. The deadline for applications is July 31.