DOWNEY - Jessica Aguirre was crowned Miss Downey, and Allie Beltran Miss Teen Downey, during the Miss Downey Pageant held March 30 at the Downey Theatre.Some 65 young women completed for the titles. Aguirre's court includes princesses Parisa Geshti, Taly Argueta, Ada Hernandez and Jessica Mendez. Miss Teen Downey princesses include Miranda White, Emily Gamboa and Lauren Martinez. Also crowned that night was Jr. Miss Downey Marisa Padilla and princesses Katelyn Hernandez, Emma Manetta and Michelle Villarino. Little Miss Downey went to Lindsey Moorman. Princesses include Gloria Falach and Azyln Castro. The young women will serve as ambassadors for the Downey Rose Float Association and the city of Downey for the next year. Local organizations and businesses that would like to have the courts attend their events should contact their chaperone, Mercy White, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
********** Published: May 2, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 03