The Miss Sunnyside Court attended the Miss Juneteenth Pageant last Saturday at Pasco High School. Two of the candidates, who are immigrants, performed cultural dances from their native Africa. At the awards and dance reception held at the Pasco Red Lion, Natajiauna Sparks won the hostess award. Dina Gebretatios won the talent award. Kayla Brown was honored for selling the most tickets. Yaye Sidibe won the congeniality and academic awards. Pictured are (L-R) Sunnyside first princess Ashley Davis, Juneteenth third princess Yaye Sidibe, Miss Juneteenth Queen Rachel Moore, Miss Sunnyside Alyson Spidle, Juneteenth first princess Alexzondria Montgomery, Juneteenth second princess Natajiauna Sparks and Miss Sunnyside third princess Leah Diddens.
Photo courtesy of Teri Alvarez Ziegler