On Friday, the city of La Mesa and the city of Santee held one of their most grand traditions, the . The programs have been a and is an outstanding mentoring program for young women.
Mayor Art Madrid and Vice Mayor, were in attendance to formally present Miss La Mesa 2012 Lindsey Palser, Miss La Mesa Teen 2012 Jaclyn Combs, Miss Santee 2012 Victoria Heyne and Miss Santee Teen 2012 Casey Maynard.
A total of 31 young women from the east county have entered the pageants in hopes of becoming their new city ambassadors. The contestants were scored on personal interview, speech, poise and personality, sportswear, evening gown and an on stage question. The young women will spend their year attending grand openings, parades and city events.
The Miss winners each received a $1,000 scholarship and the Teen winners each received a $500 scholarship. The Santee Essay winner each received a $250 scholarship thanks to .
The results for the City of Santee were as follows:
Miss Santee 2012, Victoria Heyne
1st Runner up, Christy Dodd
Miss Congeniality, Emily Zobel
Miss Photogenic, Jennifer Ehlke
Speech Award, Christy Dodd
Interview Award, Casey Maynard
Essay Award, Jennifer Ehlke
Miss Teen Santee 2012, Casey Maynard
1st Runner Up, Kaeyln Church
2nd Runner Up, Kelsey Barker
Miss Congeniality, Casey Maynard
Miss Photogenic, Marissa Lawrence
Interview Award, Victoria Heyne
Speech Award, Marissa Lawrence
Essay Award, Janelle Clanton
Facebook Fan Favorite Award: Janelle Clanton
The new Miss Santee, Victoria Heyne, is a 21-year-old senior at San Diego State University. She is currently working towards her degree in Psychology and then hopes to get her Master’s in Social Work. When not at school, Victoria enjoys volunteering at the San Diego Family Justice Center and going to Disneyland.
The new Miss Teen Santee, Casey Maynard, is a 16-year-old junior at . She is involved in ASB as a Community Service Commissioner. Casey challenges herself by taking a variety of honors classes while maintaining a 4.5 GPA. Her dream is to be an Orthopedic Surgeon and plans to attend a four-year college.
Assembled from a Miss Santee Pageant news release