DOWNEY - Two young ladies from Downey have been crowned in their respective pageant competitions and will compete in Latin American pageants.Alyssa Rico, 20, was crowned Miss Nicaragua on July 31. She will now compete in the Senorita Centro y Sur America (Miss Central and South America) in November. Rico graduated from St. Joseph's High School in 2007. Yorlin Guido, 18, was crowned Miss Nicaragua L.A. and will compete in the Miss Panamerican International, likened by some to the Miss Universe pageant for Latin American countries. Guido graduated from Warren High School in June.
********** Published: August 7, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 16