2017 Rose Festival Court

 

Please greet Princess Anna Smiley, a senior from Lincoln High School, and welcome her to the 2017 Rose Festival Court presented by Unitus Community Credit Union.

Anna represented the USA in Doha, Qatar for the Arabic Language Debates, participates in track and varsity rowing and created Lincoln’s first-ever yodeling club. She enjoys creative writing in her spare time and adventuring with her best friends. Anna plans to enter medical school in the Navy with the goal of being a trauma surgeon.

KXL’s Dane Vawter talks with Princess Anna:

 

Please greet Princess Ermina Kariuki, a senior from Jefferson High School, and welcome her to the 2017 Rose Festival Court presented by Unitus Community Credit Union.

Ermina participated in the On Track OHSU! program and is involved with Jefferson’s Biotech Program. She’s active in track and field and likes spending time outdoors. She has a passion for running, a perfect attendance record and is on the Honor roll. Ermina plans to become a pediatrician, eventually working in the Mother Baby Unit.

KXL’s Mike Turner talks with Princess Ermina:

 

Please greet Princess Maggie Beutler, a senior from Wilson High School, and welcome her to the 2017 Rose Festival Court presented by Unitus Community Credit Union.

Maggie is involved in Mock Trial, Tennis, the Feminist Union, Asian Pacific Islanders Club, and National Honor Society. Her hobbies include photography, tutoring elementary school students, Oregon Children’s Theater Young Professional and being a Nordstrom Fashion Ambassador. Maggie plans on attending a four year college and major in English. She hopes to become a writer for television and film.

KXL’s Mike Turner spoke with Princess Maggie:

 

Please greet Princess Korah Vonderahe, a senior from Roosevelt High School, and welcome her to the 2017 Rose Festival Court presented byUnitus Community Credit Union.

Korah is a member of the cheer, dance, and softball team along as a member of the band. Outside of this she enjoys guitar, ukulele, piano, singing, and exploring Forest Park with her family. Korah hopes to attend Concordia University or University of Portland and become a registered nurse.

KXL’s Mike Turner spoke with Princess Korah:

 

Please greet Princess Tiffany Nguyen, a senior from David Douglas High School, and welcome her to the 2017 Rose Festival Court presented by Unitus Community Credit Union.

Tiffany is involved in Student Council, National Honor Society, College Possible, Project Breaker, Link Crew, Youth Ending Slavery, the cheer team, and homecoming committee. She is also active outside of school working part time and dancing at various studios. Tiffany plans on attending a four-year university and major in sociology so that she can become a social worker.

KXL’s Jim Ferretti spoke with Princess Tiffany:

 

Please greet Princess Mayranni Cervantes a senior from Parkrose High School, and welcome her to the 2017 Rose Festival Court presented by Unitus Community Credit Union.

Mayranni is involved in M.E.Ch.A, Link Crew, and Symphonic Band. She is extremely proud of her ability to stay on top of her grades while being involved in varsity basketball, and varsity volleyball. She has been honored as Athlete of the Month and received NCAA Academic Achievement award. Mayranni plans to attend a four year university and then graduate school to become a veterinarian and own her own business.

KXL’s Mike Turner spoke with Princess Mayranni:

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