Nicole Rau of North Clarendon was crowned the 43rd Pumpkin Queen on Tuesday night at the Halloween Pumpkin Princess Tea and Pageant.
A senior at Mill River Union High School, Rau will ride in the 48th annual Halloween Parade. It is organized by the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department.
The daughter of Peter and Laurie Rau, she is the National Honors Society president at her school, an active member of the Key Club and a varsity softball and basketball player. Rau's future plans include becoming a psychologist and traveling the world to help people in other countries.
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