Miss Yorktown royalty crowned
The Miss Yorktown crown was officially passed on to its’ newest queen on Sunday, Sept. 22 during the Miss Yorktown competition held in the Yorktown High School auditorium. Sunday evenings’ festivities included a welcome address from Yorktown Western Days Association president, Troy Alvarez, with Mayor Bill Baker and Charlotte Baker as the Masters of Ceremonies, asking contestants all the hard-hitting questions.
Miss Yorktown contestants performed an opening dance routine for the audience, and entertainment throughout the competition was provided by Hermann Sons Dance members, as well as Christa Leigh’s School of Dance. Judges for Miss Yorktown included Brooke Jackson, of Cuero, Maria Salinas-Miller, of Cuero, and recently crowned 2019-2020 Miss Cuero, Sophia Davis.
The competition concluded with the 2018-2019 Miss Yorktown court saying their farewell, and crowning the 2019-2020 court. Adelaine Gowens was crowned Mini Miss Yorktown, with Jenson Campos taking the Mini Mister title. Kennedy Robertson won Little Miss Yorktown, with Cheyenne Smolik taking 1st Runner up. Landric Gowens was crowned Little Mister.
Lorelai Gowens won the Young Miss Yorktown crown. In the Miss Yorktown competition, Kaylee Parker took 2nd Runner-up, with Margaret Broll earning 1st Runner-up.
Finally, the 2019-2020 Miss Yorktown crown was placed on Claire Westbrook.
This newly crowned group of royalty will represent their city during Yorktown Western Days, and will compete in various other parade competitions during the season, along with volunteering for numerous organizations and helping out the community in anyway they can.