Nick Sabo/News Ryleigh Scarpitti and Luke Ross were named Little Miss Liberty and Little Uncle Sammy Thursday night at the Centerburg USA Days Festival. They will march in Saturday’s festival parade.

CENTERBURG — A little girl who loves animals and a young man with dreams of becoming an excavator are the Centerburg USA Days Festival royalty.

Ryleigh Scarpitti was crowned Little Miss Liberty and Luke Ross donned the Little Uncle Sammy hat Thursday. Ryleigh, the 5-year-old daughter of Whitney and Jake Scarpitti, and Luke, the 8-year-old son of Tammy and John Ross, will march in Saturday’s parade, the theme of which is “Honoring Local Businesses.”


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