The 2013 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royal Court was crowned last night at Wenatchee High School. Chosen to reign over the 94th Festival are Queen Emily Abbot, daughter of Jon and Tara Abbott. She is joined on the Royal Court by Princesses Madi Still, daughter of Craig and Michelle Still. Princesses Maggie Chvilicek is the daughter of Jeff and Brigid Chvilicek.
Chvilicek also won the Achievement Award. Other awards went to Jenaesha Iwaasa who won the Community Involvement Award, the Congeniality Award was given to Lauren Williamson. Scarlet Graham gave the Most Original Speech, and Carli Robins was the Most Photogenic.
Longtime Festival volunteers Homer and Peggy Wolfe received the Lehman Johnson Award for their commitment to the Festival, the Wenatchee Central Lions Club and to our Valley.
Festival Administrator Darci Waterman says the 2013 Royalty will spend the next few months making over 180 appearances at various luncheons and community events and out-of-town parades this Summer.