Proclamation of Queen & Princess Silver Star
The 60th Queen and Princess Silver Star were proclaimed Thursday Februar 6th.
Queen Silver Star the 60th – Miss Okanagan Restoration Services - Megan Fowles
Princess Silver Star the 60th – Miss Johnston Meier Insurance - Piper Cahoon
Knowledge of Vernon Scholarship – Megan Fowles
Talent Award – Piper Cahoon
$7,000 was awarded in scholarships during the evening to the candidates for various skills including essay writing, speech, knowledge of Vernon and more. Queen and Princess Silver Star will be at many Vernon Winter Carnival events over the next 10 days and will serve as ambassadors for Greater Vernon through the next year. As a celebration of the 60th Anniversary, the Coronation of the new Queen and Princess will take place at the Ice Palace, located in Civic Plaza, at 5pm on Friday February 7th.
About Queen Silver Star Excellence Program
The Queen Silver Star Excellence Program is available for young women between the ages of 15 and 18 years who reside within the North Okanagan (Vernon, Coldstream, Lavington, Lumby and Armstrong). Candidates who join the program make long lasting friendships, enhance their resume, obtain required graduation volunteer hours, and have the opportunity to win scholarship money.
About Vernon Winter Carnival Society
60 Years ago an idea was born to foster community spirit and promote Greater Vernon through a 10 day Winter Festival. That idea still lives with The Vernon Winter Carnival Society. Vernon Winter Carnival is one of the largest events of its kind in Canada. We are proud to continue to deliver classic and anticipated events that generations of families and tourists have come to love, showcasing the winter beauty of Vernon BC. For more information on Vernon Winter Carnival events, sponsorship or volunteering, visit vernonwintercarnival.com