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33 Finalists for 124th Rose Parade Royal Court Announced

Out of nearly 1,000 young women from the Pasadena City College attendance district who tried out in September, 33 were chosen to vie for the seven spots on the 2013 Royal Court.

The court will be announced on Monday, Oct. 8 and the Rose Queen on Oct. 16,  but for now, here are the hopefuls.

Top row, from left:  #730 Emily Schofield (Westridge High School), #848 Kate Benuska (Maranatha High School), #941 Kerry Wang (Arcadia High School),  #947 Marie Santana (Pasadena City College), #946 Grace Zhang (Temple City High School), #934 Randahl Brisco (Maranatha High School), #765 Nicole Nelam (Pasadena High School)

Fourth row, from left:  #411 Tiffany Chandra (Arcadia High School), #451 Sonia Shenoi (San Marino High School), #569 Mariah Holden (Pasadena High School), #626 Vanessa Manjarrez (Mayfield Senior School), #591 Michelle Floyd (San Marino High School), #471 Natasha Jamieson (Pasadena High School), #437 Jessica Ogden (La Canada High School)

Third row, from left:  #232 Bridget Ahad (Arcadia High School), #277 Holly Yamagata (Arcadia High School), #373 Kelli Liu (Pasadena Polytechnic School), #389 Jessica Demasi (Maranatha High School), #376 Tracy Cresta (La Salle High School), #358 Noelle Niederhaus (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #268 Victoria McGregor (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy)

Second row, from left:  #164 Swetha Rajkumar (Arcadia High School), #206 Shelby Dreves (Arcadia High School), #219 Brianna Medina (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #222 Madison Teodo (La Canada High School), #216 Gabrielle Fitzpatrick (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #175 Jennifer Robi (La Salle High School)

First row, from left: #16 Carissa Vera (Maranatha High School), #36 Lauren Gerard (Flintridge Preparatory), #61 Alexandra Cross (La Salle High School), #83 Alessia Paciulli (Alverno High School), #37 Casey Cousineau (Flintridge Preparatory), #34 Hannah Williamson (Maranatha High School)

Jill Weinlein October 05, 2012 at 06:37 PM
I adore Madison Teodo. She would be a terrific Rose Queen.
Louis Educe October 05, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Holly Yamagata is a wonderful young lady from a great family!
Judith Trout October 06, 2012 at 12:09 AM
How sad another year without a South Pasadena girl, to bad our own float doesn't give a chance to our homecoming queen & her court to ride in the parade. We use to always have our queen & court on the float, when did this change?
ConservativeMom October 06, 2012 at 02:31 AM
I know Gabrielle Fitzpatrick! Very excited for her and her family.
Vivian Chan October 06, 2012 at 05:07 PM
Congrats to our San Marino High School "Titan Ladies"
Machel Elizabeth October 06, 2012 at 09:35 PM
go mariah holden! she is truly a queen <3

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