Stories tagged: Lilac princess
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
August Corppetts beat the bullies and learned ‘to do what’s right’ to become Spokane’s newest Lilac Queen
Moving speech leads to August Corppetts being crowned the 2017 Lilac Queen during the Lilac Festival Queen and Court Coronation at Shadle Park High School on Sunday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Spokane Lilac Festival queen coronation will be Sunday
After rounds of speeches and interviews, the Lilac Festival will crown its queen on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
Fewer students interested in Lilac Court, but institution is changing to adapt
Whatever you do next weekend at the Lilac queen coronation, do not refer to the queen or princesses as “beauty queens” because as any self-respecting “purple coater” will tell you, …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Gail Caldwell Bonner looks back at historic crowning
On March 20, 1963, Gail Caldwell Bonner woke up with a fever. Her mother called Marycliff High School, where Bonner was a senior, to report that her daughter would be …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2013
Central Valley senior named Lilac Queen
Amy Parrish knows a Lilac Queen when she sees one. Parrish, the 1985 Spokane Lilac Festival Queen, encouraged Central Valley High School senior Brett Rountree to try out for the …
Thu., April 30, 2009
Medical Lake girl wins VFW award
To Natale Szabo, military personnel are “heroes in shining camo.” This high school senior and Lilac princess from Medical Lake is the first place winner of the 2009 National Voice …
Wed., March 22, 1995
North Central Names Princess
Sarah Barnes, a senior at North Central High School, was chosen as the school’s Lilac Festival princess Monday night. Panelists from a board of Lilac directors chose the 18-year-old to …
Tue., Feb. 28, 1995
Gonzaga Prep Names Princess
The first of 12 Lilac Festival princesses was chosen Monday night. Christina Valentine, a 17-year-old Gonzaga Prep student, was chosen to represent her school. She is the daughter of James …