The Lewis-Pacific Swiss Society’s 52nd annual Oktoberfest celebration took place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Swiss Hall in Frances. Alli Engel, 17, of Pe Ell, was crowned the 2021-22 Swiss Miss.
According to a previous news release from the Swiss Society, Engel is a senior at Pe Ell High School and a Running Start student at Centralia College. She is an active student athlete, earning academic honors while playing volleyball and fastpitch. Engel is an active member in 4-H where she has shown pigs and entered baking contests.
She is the daughter of Chris and Stacy Engel.
Other events at the Oktoberfest celebration included outdoor traditional Swiss style nine-pine bowling, pinochle and horseshoe tournaments and a stein holding competition.
Here are the results for those competitions:
Jason Hodel, first place
Phil Kaech, second place
John Hodel, third place
Danni McDonald, first place
Brittany Kaech, second place
Kim Porter, third place
Judy Seiler, first place
Cydi Elrich, second place
Women’s stein holding:
Men’s stein holding: