2016 Royal Court Finalists

One of these women is expected to become the 2016 Rose Queen.  The Tournament of Roses released a picture of 39 finalists following the audition of hundreds of young women throughout the area.  The Rose Queen and her Royal Court will reign over the 2016 Rose Parade in Pasadena which attracts hundreds of thousands from around the world each year.  Here’s the list of the young women pictured:

Photo Courtesy:  Tournament of Roses

Photo Courtesy: Tournament of Roses

Top row, from left: #627 Shuchi Sehgal (Polytechnic School), #662 Paulina Jordan (Pasadena High School), #673 Natalie Hernandez-Barber (Alverno High School), #778 Nanita Balagopal (Flintridge Preparatory School), #674 Elayna Goepel (Mayfield Senior School), #671 Elise Holmes (La Salle High School), #633 Helen Lejeune (Mayfield Senior School)

Fourth row, from left: #461 Asiah Dorsey (Maranatha High School), #496 Anastasia Christodoulelis (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #500 Mia Love (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #562 Erika Winter (Flintridge Preparatory School), #605 Serene Babikian (Maranatha High School), #544 Juliana Hrovat (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #499 Elektra Williams (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #466 Regina Pullens (Maranatha High School)

Third row, from left: #312 Claire Malhotra (San Marino High School), #371 Sarah Sabih (San Marino High School), #383 Victoria Castreje (San Marino High School), #427 Cailynn Knabenshue (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #443 Sarah Shaklan (La Cañada High School), #406 Jade Bryant (Mayfield Senior School), #381 Alana Yamada (Maranatha High School), #337 Rachelle Liu (San Marino High School)

Second row, from left: #171 Bryce Bakewell (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #190 Sophia Mobayen (La Salle High School), #220 Elizabeth Bromley (La Cañada High School), #273 Nicole Clarke (San Marino High School), #276 Audrey Vu (Maranatha High School), #231 Ruby Baer (Pasadena High School), #191 Alyssa Carter (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy), #172 Emily Rivera (John Marshall Fundamental High School)

First row, from left: #22 Donaly Marquez (Blair High School), #48 Mary Morley-Montes (La Cañada High School), #80 Shivani Shah (Temple City High School), #123 Elsa Mann (Flintridge Preparatory School), #142 Samantha Hardy (La Salle High School), #115 Taleen Nazarian (AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School), #65 Charis Gee (La Cañada High School), #45 Lynn Valkov (Temple City High School)