Aukes, Harmon crowned as SnoDaze royalty

The 2022 SnoDaze king and queen at Park Rapids Area High School were crowned Jan. 31.

Park Rapids Area High School's 2022 SnoDaze royalty Parker Harmon and Kate Aukes are flanked after their coronation Jan. 31, 2022 by senior attendants, from left, Allison Offerdahl and Sam Meier, Maeve Bolton and Isaiah Olson, second grade crown bearers Asher Kocka and Edie Hensel, juniors Natalie Backmann and Blaine Hensel, sophomores Claire Voigt and Blake Morris and freshmen Abby Eskola and Holden Bankert.
Robin Fish / Park Rapids Enterprise

Kate Aukes and Parker Harmon were crowned as the 2022 SnoDaze queen and king Monday at Park Rapids Area High School.

Second-grade crown bearer Edie Hensel, at right, gazes upon the throne where SnoDaze King Parker Harmon and Queen Kate Aukes are seated Jan. 31, 2022 at Park Rapids Area High School.
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According to queen and king candidate bios shared with the student body at the coronation ceremony, Aukes’s favorite class is economics, and she plans to attend the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire to major in health care administration.

Meanwhile, Harmon said physical science is his favorite class, and he joked about his ambition to be a stay-at-home dad after finishing school.

Students attending the coronation were also treated to a fashion show of the week’s dress-up days, three songs performed by Simone Wolff, and a reading from the queen and king candidates’ favorite school memories that had the audience in stitches.

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SnoDaze King Parker Harmon crowns Kate Aukes as queen during the 2022 SnoDaze assembly Jan. 31, 2022 at Park Rapids Area High School.
Robin Fish / Park Rapids Enterprise

Robin Fish is a staff reporter at the Park Rapids Enterprise. Contact him at or 218-252-3053.
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