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Miss America at Stevenson's World's Fair

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  • Stevenson High School junior Sailee Karmarkar gets an autograph from Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, during her visit Saturday to the Stevenson High School World's Fair event in Lincolnshire.

       Stevenson High School junior Sailee Karmarkar gets an autograph from Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, during her visit Saturday to the Stevenson High School World's Fair event in Lincolnshire.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Fathma Rahman, left, a Stevenson High School junior, invited Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, to visit Saturday the Stevenson High School World's Fair event in Lincolnshire.

       Fathma Rahman, left, a Stevenson High School junior, invited Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, to visit Saturday the Stevenson High School World's Fair event in Lincolnshire.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Stevenson High School sophomore Anjali Patel poses for a photo with Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, during her visit Saturday at the Stevenson High School World's Fair event in Lincolnshire.

       Stevenson High School sophomore Anjali Patel poses for a photo with Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, during her visit Saturday at the Stevenson High School World's Fair event in Lincolnshire.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, visits the Stevenson High School World's Fair event Saturday in Lincolnshire.

       Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, visits the Stevenson High School World's Fair event Saturday in Lincolnshire.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald staff report

Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, participated in Saturday's World's Fair at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire.

Davuluri is the first Indian-American woman to win the title and was the honored guest and speaker at the event. Davuluri helped students raise funds for the Circle of Women charity by taking photographs with visitors and signing autographs. At the end of Saturday's student cultural performance, Davuluri spoke about cultural diversity.

The World's Fair continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and features art, artifacts, clothes and cuisine from around the world at student-led booths.

Sunday's student cultural performance starts at 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

For information about the World's Fair, visit www.d125.org.

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