2018 Apple Blossom Royal Court Selected
WENATCHEE, WA – The 2018 Cashmere Valley Bank Royal Selection Pageant was Saturday, February 10th and broadcast LIVE on the NCWLIFE Channel. 10 seniors from the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts vied to become the royal court. Crowned Queen was Gretta Wiersma and Princesses Jessica Murray and Sophie Castillo.
$25,000 in Scholarships Handed Out Saturday Night
The Wenatchee Applarians and several sponsors donated $25,000 in scholarships to the ladies for their participation. The Applarians, through their Apple Blossom Festival Royalty Scholarship Fund, provided a $6,000 scholarship to the Queen and $3,500 scholarship to each princess. In addition, The Floor Factory donated scholarships to each of the other seven candidates for $1,000 each.
The Most Photogenic Award ($500 scholarship from Parson’s Photography and $500 scholarship from Elements Salon & Wellness Spa) went to Brynn Sherrell.
The Congeniality Award ($1,000 scholarship from Kottkamp & Yedinak Law Form and Holmberg Dentistry) was awarded to Lauren Thompson.
The Community Involvement Award ($1,000 scholarship from seven local State Farm agents) went to Aryana Villafuerte.
The Achievement Award ($1,000 scholarship sponsored by Davis, Arneil Law Firm) was awarded to Jessica Murray.
The Most Original Speech Award ($1,000 scholarship sponsored by Dusty’s In-n-Out and Bob’s Classic Spirits & Eatery) went to Aryana Villafuerte.
Queen Gretta, Princess Jessica and Princess Sophie will join Dan Kuntz on Wednesday’s Wake Up Wenatchee Valley, so be sure to tune in. The NCWLIFE Channel will broadcast this year’s Keyes Fibre Youth Parade Saturday, April 28th. You can also watch the Les Schwab Classy Chassis Parade Friday, May 4th. And, the Stemilt Growers Grand Parade will be on Saturday, May 5th.
The Cashmere Valley Bank Royalty Selection Pageant will be rebroadcast on TV Monday at Noon, Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday at 7:00 p.m.