After Rollie Beard resigned from the panel of 2004 Celebration Judges earlier today(see story posted earlier on this website), the Celebration went to work to find a suitable replacement. The Celebration has now announced that Wayne Abee will join the panel of judges for this year's event.

Wayne Abee is also a seasoned Celebration judge, having previously judged the Celebration in 1988, 1990 and 1995. Abee will join the panel of Bob Cherry, Joe Fleming,  Tommy Loid and Huck Moss.