Kaylin Brown named Hyack's Miss New Westminster for 2011
New Westminster has found a new queen.
Kaylin Brown was crowned the Hyack Festival’s Miss New Westminster Ambassador 2011 last weekend.
For the next year, Brown and five other ambassadors will represent Hyack and the City of New Westminster at various civic functions, and ride the Hyack float in parades throughout the Pacific Northwest.
This six Miss New Westminster candidates and their sponsors were: Brown, Miss New Westminster NewsLeader; Brooke Moore, Miss Royal City Rotary; Yaroslava Rybauova, Miss G&F Financial Group; Danae Dumontet, Miss New Westminster Police Officers Association; Brianna Nault, Miss New Westminster Salmonbellies Minor Lacrosse; Alisa Too, Miss Kiwanis Club New Westminster.
All the young women attended weekly rehearsals where they were coached in deportment, poise and speech preparation.
The pageant started March 19 with topical issue speeches and a talent and frugal fashion show.
On April 2, the final was held at Orlando’s in the River Market at the Westminster Quay. The traditional program included evening gown presentation, personal speeches and a group dance.
The ambassador program gives local youth the opportunity to gain new confidence, develop public speaking abilities and experience personal growth.