Catherine Bowman, the 22 year old daughter of Doug and Mandy Bowman, was crowned the 2017 Chiefland Watermelon Festival Queen.
She is currently attending the University of Florida and working towards becoming a pharmacist. In her spare time Catherine works at Publix as a pharmacy tech and her hobbies are fishing, hunting and helping with her family’s hay farm.
The 63rd annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival was held last Saturday, June 3.
The festival was sponsored by the Chiefland Watermelon Women’s Club.