16-Year-Old Drew Helen Washington Named 94th Rose Queen

PASADENA (CBS) — The 94th Rose Queen has been announced!

Tournament of Roses President Rick Jackson announced Tuesday that 16-year-old Drew Helen Washington from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy will reign over the festivities.

Washington is one of seven young women who were chosen last week from a group of more than 900 students from schools in the San Gabriel Valley.

She and will make more than 150 community appearances and participate in the 123rd Rose Parade, as well as the Rose Bowl game.

Washington’s court includes:

  •  Morgan Eliza Devaud, 18, La Canada High School
  • Stephanie Grace Hynes, 18, Maranatha High School
  • Cynthia Megan Louie, 17, La Salle High School
  • Kimberly Victoria Ostiller, 17, Flintridge Preparatory School
  • Hanan Bulto Worku, 17, Pasadena High School
  • Sarah Nicole Zuno, 17, Benjamin Franklin High School
  • kandles

    The sad reality is that she bested several prettier caucasian girls with much better personalities.

    • Skip Anderson

      The sad reality is that I am still looking for the prettier caucasian girls and their much prettier personalities via the internet.

  • William

    The real sad thing is that there are still racist people like the two of you

  • Jeff

    The city of Pasadena is just trying to avoid a lawsuit from the NAACP.

  • ceci

    seems pretty qualified to me
    Drew Helen Washington, 16, lives in Pasadena and attends Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. She is captain of her school’s varsity volleyball and varsity track and field teams. She is active in the Student Ambassador Club, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), the Multi-cultural Club and the Latin Club. Drew is a member of her school’s National Honor Society, the California Scholarship Federation and Mu Alpha Theta, the honors math club. Over the summer she served as a camp volleyball coach. She plans to pursue a career in marketing or public relations. In her free time, she enjoys going to the movies, running, playing volleyball and spending time with her friends.

  • charlie

    why do they crown 16 years old beauty queen, and call men pervert for looking at them ?

  • abraham

    Hmmmm, with a Washington last name, is she related to our forefathers, George ?

  • rgillies

    One of the requirements for the Rose Parade Queenis to be at least 17 by December 31. What happened to that?

    • rgillies

      Queen is to be at least 17!

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