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ENTERTAINMENT

Kahedja Burley
By The Skanner News

The 2015 Rose Festival Court includes 13 outstanding Portland Metro high school students. Young women chosen to be Court Members participate in community events, receive one-on-one mentorship from top female executives, and a $3,500 scholarship provided by The Randall Group. The Rose Festival Court is sponsored by Unitus Community Credit Union.

All photos courtesy of the Portland Rose Festival

Kenedja JeffersonKahedja Burley, Jefferson High School, daughter of Mashavu Hicks and Rondale Burley

Amber MadisonAmber Shackelford, Madison High School, daughter of Jennifer and James Shackelford

Tabitha LincolnTabitha Ivan, Lincoln High School, daughter of Tammy and John Ivan

Paris Central CatholicParis Sykes, Central Catholic High School, daughter of Russell Sykes and Latasha Williams

Crystal ParkroseCristell Gonzalez Perez, Parkrose High School, daughter of Karina Perez Zamacona

Ellie David DouglasElli Simotas, David Douglas High School, daughter of
Anna Simotas

Devon St MarysDevon Thompson, St. Mary's Academy, daughter of Keli and Robert Thompson

Tihanne Mar Shall BensonTihanne Mar-Shall, Benson Polytechnic High School, daughter of Francine Mar-Shall

Lily WilsonLily Brodrick, Wilson High School, daughter of Lisa Molina and Joseph Brodrick

Naomi Tsai ClevelandNaomi Tsai, Cleveland High School, daughter of Alison Hansell and Honan Tsai

Erika Manzo RooseveltErika Manzo, Roosevelt High School, daughter of Veronica Silva de Manzo and Carlos O. Manzo

Olivia GrantOlivia Berry, Grant High School, daughter of Bill and Julie Berry

Sierra FranklinSierra Hosea, Franklin High School, daughter of Kristi and Jeff Hosea

 

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