Submitted by Capital LakeFair
The candidates will be judged on a 500 word essay, personality, appearance, speaking ability, poise, confidence, overall reaction to pressure, maturity and punctuality. “The Capital Lakefair Royalty Program is a scholarship program that represents outstanding achievements and leadership of the young women in our community,” said Karen Griggs, Royalty Chair with Capital Lakefair. The requirements of the scholarship program are: fully enrolled Junior, 3.3 cumulative GPA, two letters of recommendation and be a student in Olympia, Lacey or Tumwater School Districts.
2019 Lakefair Candidates:
- Bridgette Byerly River Ridge High School
- Taylor Rose Davis Timberline High School
- Eleanor Kim Black Hills High School
- Ruby Roebuck Avanti High School
- Caroline Shipley-Peters Capital High School
- Cassidy Walchak-Sloan Olympia High School
- Emma Waldon North Thurston High School
A Queen and court will be selected to represent Capital Lakefair at parades and events across the state. Each participant will receive a $500 scholarship. The five young women who are selected to serve on the 2019 Royalty Court will each will receive an additional $2,500 scholarship. The Queen will receive an additional $4,500 scholarship. Each scholarship recipient has five years in which to use their scholarship monies towards any type of higher education: traditional degree, trade school or vocational training program. Since the early 1970’s, Capital Lakefair has awarded more than $400,000 in scholarships to more than 270 area young women to attend the college of their choice. The 2019 scholarship is sponsored by Olympia Federal Savings. Jerry Famer of ROXY 94.5 FM will serve as Emcee and Joanne Krucz of the CPA firm Strader Hallett will officially tabulate the judge’s scores to select the 2019 Royalty Court.
The Capital Lakefair Scholarship Royalty Program Coronation will take place Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton in Olympia. The Theme for 2019 is “Cut Loose at Lakefair.” More information about the Scholarship Program and Capital Lakefair is available at the Lakefair website or Facebook page. Admission is free.