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Vote for the 2017 Apple Blossom Royalty

Vote for your Apple Blossom Royalty!

Ballots count as 5 percent toward candidates' final scores. One vote per Internet address.

Voting ends February 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Halston Harn

    Parents: Michael and Tammy Harn

    School: Eastmont High School

    Career goal: Business owner

    Your personal theme song: "Happy" by Pharrell

    Pandora or Spotify: Spotify

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #itspronouncedhalston

    Last book you read: "Milk and Honey" by Rupi Kaur

    Favorite apple: Fuji, Honeycrisp, Tango

    Favorite comfort food: Clam chowder or macaroni and cheese

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "Stand by Me"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: My grandma

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: The variety of outdoor activities

    How do you make a difference?: Make people laugh everyday.

    Votes: 4
  • Alissa Riker

    Parents: David and Candi Riker

    School: Wenatchee High School

    Career goal: Pediatric cardiologist

    Your personal theme song: "Top Down" by Fifth Harmony

    Pandora or Spotify: Pandora

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #sass

    Last book you read: "The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury

    Favorite apple: Pink Lady

    Favorite comfort food: Chicken nuggets

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "Mulan"

    Cats or dogs: Cats

    Person you admire most: My grandpa (Mike Harvey)

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: So many different outdoor activities!

    How do you make a difference?: Trying to make people smile everyday.

    Votes: 7
  • Julizia Cervantes

    Parents: Anjelica and Agustin Cervantes

    School: Eastmont High School

    Career goal: History teacher

    Your personal theme song: "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift

    Pandora or Spotify: Pandora

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #kind

    Last book you read: "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury

    Favorite apple: Honeycrisp

    Favorite comfort food: Pizza

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "A Girl Like Her"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: My mom

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: The beautiful mountains

    How do you make a difference?: By being kind to others, making new friends.

    Votes: 6
  • Paige Chvilicek

    Parents: Jeff and Brigid Chvilicek

    School: Wenatchee High School

    Career goal: Marketing director or CEO

    Your personal theme song: "Wannabe" by the Spice Girls

    Pandora or Spotify: Spotify

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #ButFirstCoffee

    Last book you read: "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

    Favorite apple: Honeycrisp

    Favorite comfort food: French fries

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "Legally Blonde"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: My mom

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: Other than Apple Blossom, the access to so many amazing hiking trails nearby.

    How do you make a difference?: By treating everyone with kindness and compassion, and striving to be a source of support and enthusiasm.

    Votes: 17
  • Emily Thompson

    Parents: Rebecca and Thad Duvall

    School: Eastmont High School

    Career goal: My dream job is to sing and perform, but I'm open to anything.

    Your personal theme song: "Taste the Feeling" by Avicii

    Pandora or Spotify: Pandora

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #blessed

    Last book you read: For school it was "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury; for fun it was "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J.K. Rowling

    Favorite apple: Honeycrisp

    Favorite comfort food: 5-meat stuffed crust pizza

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "The Little Mermaid"

    Cats or dogs: Both

    Person you admire most: My sister, Rachel, and my mom.

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: The beautiful surroundings and the sense of "home" that exists in the valley.

    How do you make a difference?: By trying to make everyone around me feel better about themselves.

    Votes: 1
  • Amy Sand

    Parents: Brian and Diane Sand

    School: Wenatchee High School

    Career goal: Criminal justice (detective)

    Your personal theme song: The theme song to the "New Girl" TV show

    Pandora or Spotify: Pandora

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #LivinLife

    Last book you read: "Heat Wave" (Nikki Heat series) by Richard Castle

    Favorite apple: Golden Delicious

    Favorite comfort food: Pizza

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "Lord of the Rings"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: Brent Grothe

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: The fresh produce, but also knowing everyone.

    How do you make a difference?: I always have a positive attitude. I love to smile. I love making others happy.

    Votes: 3
  • Judith Torres

    Parents: Roberto and Delia Torres

    School: Wenatchee High School

    Career goal: Elementary school teacher

    Your personal theme song: "End of Time" by Beyoncé

    Pandora or Spotify: Spotify

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #relatable

    Last book you read: "Othello" by William Shakespeare

    Favorite apple: Honeycrisp

    Favorite comfort food: Half Baked Ben & Jerry's ice cream

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "She's the Man"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: My mother

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: It's not super big, so it's easy to meet lots of people who live in the Valley. Also, we get all four seasons here, which I think is absolutely great.

    How do you make a difference?: I try to make everyone feel welcome no matter what the occasion.

    Votes: 4
  • Emily Prieto

    Parents: Thomas and Herminia Prieto

    School: Wenatchee High School

    Career goal: Social worker

    Your personal theme song: "Times" by Tenth Avenue North

    Pandora or Spotify: Pandora

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #dontmissoutonchange

    Last book you read: "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker

    Favorite apple: Granny Smith

    Favorite comfort food: Macaroni and cheese

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "Peter Pan"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: My grandpa

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: The view from Saddle Rock

    How do you make a difference?: I serve in my school and community, and my goal is to inspire others to do same.

    Votes: 1
  • Madelynn Albert

    Parents: Robin and Steve Albert

    School: Eastmont High School

    Career goal: High school teacher

    Your personal theme song: "God Made Girls" by RaeLynn

    Pandora or Spotify: Spotify

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #redhead

    Last book you read: "Forevermore" by Cathy Marie Hake

    Favorite apple: Pacific Rose

    Favorite comfort food: Cowboy pizza from Papa Murphy's

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"

    Cats or dogs: Dogs

    Person you admire most: Amelia Earhart

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: I love how tightknit the community is. Whenever you go out, you always see someone you know, and it is so nice to get a smile and a "hello."

    How do you make a difference?: I am honest and I encourage others to do their best.

    Votes: 5
  • Lily Waterhouse

    Parents: Dan and Sharon Waterhouse

    School: Eastmont High School

    Career goal: School counselor or elementary teacher

    Your personal theme song: "Free to be Me" by Francesca Battistelli

    Pandora or Spotify: Spotify

    Describe yourself in a twitter hashtag: #theresnoplacelikehome

    Last book you read: "City on Our Knees" by Toby Mac

    Favorite apple: Pink Lady

    Favorite comfort food: Mozzarella sticks

    A movie you've seen more than five times: "The Little Rascals"

    Cats or dogs: Cats

    Person you admire most: My mom

    Best thing about living in Wenatchee Valley: We get to enjoy all four seasons.

    How do you make a difference?: By keeping a positive attitude and encouraging those around me.

    Votes: 42