Introducing the Blossom Pageant candidates

This year, 11 candidates are participating in the Blossom Pageant.

This year, 11 candidates are participating in the Blossom Pageant. They will make their first public appearance at theFestival of Lights on Friday. The pageant will be held in early May.

Trista Algar

My name is Trista Algar and I am thrilled to be this year’s Miss Kiwanis.

I am a Grade 11 student at Summerland Secondary School. My favourite subjects are science and math and I aspire tobecome a doctor.

I also love singing, guitar and theatre and I am taking part in this year’s production of Cinderella.

Kayla Deane

Hello. My name is Kayla Deane, and I am proud to be the very first Miss Tight Lines.

My hobbies and interests include horseback riding, hunting, fishing, soccer, singing, playing the ukulele and spending timewith family and friends.

I am very excited to be a candidate in this year’s Blossom Pageant. I’d like to thank my dad, Anthony Deane for sponsoringme.

Emma Fetterer

Hello, my name is Emma Fetterer and I am thrilled to be participating in the Blossom Pageant this year.

I am currently in the French immersion program at Summerland Secondary School.

I have a part-time job at Nesters Market, where I have worked for a little over a year.

In my spare time I like to dance, dirt bike, golf and partake in the high school theatre program.

I would like to thank the Summerland Fire Department for sponsoring me this year.

Madison Hilgersom

Hi, my name is Madison Hilgersom.

My hobbies are playing sports and being with my family and friends.

I enjoy working at Santorini’s and I would like to give a big thank you to Summerland Dental Centre for being my sponsorand support team for this next few months.

Chloe Knowles

Hi my name is Chloe Knowles. I am a Grade 11 student at Summerland Secondary School.

I enjoy acting, singing and sewing. I am in this year’s production of Cinderella.

I would like to thank Denese Espeut-Post from Avery Law Office for sponsoring me in this year’s Summerland BlossomPageant.

Hannah Lusted

Hello! My name is Hannah Lusted. I’m extremely excited to be participating in this year’s Summerland Blossom Pageant.

I enjoy working part time at the Beanery.

I would like to thank Action Fest for being my sponsor and supporting me and helping me these next few months.

Katie Portman

Hi I’m Katie Portman, Miss Rotary.

I embrace the Summerland life style. My extra curricular activities include volunteering with the Apex Junior Ski Patrol Team,skating with the Summerland Skating Club, and playing fastball. Last year my fastball team the Scorch, representedSummerland in the B.C. Provincial Championship finishing in second place.

I am very excited to represent the Rotary Club this upcoming year in the Summerland Blossom Pageant.

Selena Raab

Hi, my name is Selena Raab. I am in Grade 11 at Summerland Secondary School.

I enjoy being social with my friends and I am very active. My favourite sport to play is field hockey.

I feel very lucky to have Nesters Market as my sponsor in this year’s pageant.

Faith Steele

My name is Faith Steele, I am 16 years old and I am currently enrolled in Grade 11 at Summerland Secondary School.

I have focused my studies on mental health and plan to take it far in the future and make a change in the world.

I would personally like to thank my sponsor Kari Pennington at Rock Star District for her endless commitment and support!

Emily Thevarge

Hi I’m Emily Thevarge and I am very happy to be representing Summerset Massage Therapy.

I enjoy dancing, running and being outside.

I’m looking forward to being a part of the community and putting myself out there with the help of the Miss SummerlandBlossom Pageant.

Tula Thurlin

Hi. My name is Tula Thurlin and I am honoured to be representing Dirty Laundry Vineyard in this year’s Blossom Pageant.

Throughout this next year I will be an active member of senior leadership and a lead role in Summerland Secondary School’sproduction of Cinderella.

I look forward to representing my sponsor and Summerland to the best of my ability.


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