Community Interest

New Melle Festival 2022 Baby Contest Winners

The New Melle Festival Baby Contest was held on Saturday, June 11. Thank you to Ages and Stages Learning Center and Megan Stevener with EXP Realty for the sponsorship. A special thanks to the judges and the New Melle Queen Candidates for emceeing the contest. The first-place winners in each category received a gift certificate from Catala Facial Retreat and Boutique in New Melle. This year’s winners were:

Birth to 6 months: Girls (front L-R:) 1st - Remi, daughter of Justin and Kelly Rehmeier of Marthasville;
2nd - Avery, daughter of Jesse and Erica Kleinheider of Washington; 3rd - Cecelia, daughter of Ryan and Amanda Austin of Wentzville.
Boys (back row) Aedan, son of Nico and Elizabeth Greger of Winfield. 

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7 - 12 months: Girls (front L-R:) 1st - Claire, daughter of Ryan and Emily Bampton of  Wentzville;
2nd - Flora, daughter of Jason Babb and Taylor Burke of Wentzville;
3rd - Eleanor, daughter of Larry and Lindsey Bruns of Foristell.
Boys (back L-R:) 1st - Korbin, son of Matt and Samantha Fischer of Wentzville;
2nd - Liam, son of Kyle and Shelby Phipps of Washington; 3rd - Owen, son of William and Lily Hitchcock of O’Fallon.

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13 - 18 months: Girls (front L-R:) 1st - Alice, daughter of Danny and Julie Kelley of Augusta;
2nd - Oakley, daughter of Matt and Kennedy Kowalski with her sister.
No boys were entered in this category. 

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19 - 24 months: Boys - 1st Everett, son of JR and Emily Dreher of Marthasville. 

19 - 24 months: Girls (front L-R:) 1st - Scottlyn, daughter of Tyler and Danielle Felker of Winfield;
2nd - Eva, daughter of Zach and Jessica Knipe of Wentzville; 3rd - Sawyer, daughter of Steven and Claudia Diel of O’Fallon.