Rose Festival to Announce 'Gold Medal Winners' -- Our 2010 Court!

February 26, 2010

The skates are off, the boards un-strapped, and the skis put away as seventy-five high school juniors and seniors now wait rink-side for the final results to be announced. From Monday March 1 - Friday March 19, fifteen Portland/Metro area students will be selected to step onto the highest podium and represent their schools as Princesses of the 2010 Rose Festival court. For the second year, Metro area high schools will be represented on the court. A student from one of five outlying schools in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties will be selected in a special ceremony at Hollywood Theatre, Monday March 15. The first round winners from the Metro category represent Glencoe, Aloha, Sherwood, Tigard and Sunset High Schools.

The mission of the Rose Festival Court program is to provide scholarships for higher education, to promote community outreach and volunteerism, and to offer networking and mentoring opportunities to outstanding young women in a program that perpetuates an appreciation for Rose Festival history and tradition.

Tickets for the 2010 Queen's Coronation presented by Pacific Power are on sale now. Reserved seats for prime viewing of the Coronation and Grand Floral Parade are $30, super-saver seats suitable for the Queen's Coronation are $15 (all ticket purchases are subject to handling fees). Tickets are available online HERE at this website, at the Rose Quarter Box Office or charged by phone at 1.877.789-ROSE (7673). (For group orders of 10 or more tickets, contact Carol Ross at the Portland Rose Festival Foundation, 503.227.2681.)

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