Seven young women have the intelligence, poise, confidence, individuality and dedication to serve on the Tournament of Roses Royal Court in 2013. These girls, all age 17, will preside over the 124th Rose Parade and 99th Rose Bowl Game as members of the 95th Court.
As 2012 Rose Queen Drew Washington said to the Royal Court at the announcement of the 2013 Queen,
Words can’t describe what an amazing and enlightening year it’s been. Congratulations! I know you will do an outstanding job. You will learn so much, you will gain so much, and ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’
Here are all the links to articles about the 2013 Royal Court that appear in this column. If you are a Tournament follower, bookmark this page as new links will be added as new stories are posted. You can also follow All Things Rose Parade on Facebook to stay posted on Tournament news.
The 2013 Court is unusual in that each of the seven girls attends a different high school. It is rare to have such a spread of educational institutions. It’s also unusual to have so many girls from Pasadena, something that has been a bone of contention in the past. The 95th Royal Court has four girls from Pasadena and one from Altadena, an unincorporated town in Los Angeles County which shares a school district with Pasadena. The other two Rose Princesses are from San Marino and La Cañada Flintridge.
Here are the articles on the 2013 Tournament of Roses Royal Court:
- Pasadena-area girls try out for 2013 Rose Parade Royal Court in record heat
- 33 finalists selected to vie for 7 spots on 2013 Tournament of Roses Royal Court
- Tournament of Roses Royal Court for 2013 Rose Parade announced
- Photo gallery: Rose Parade Royal Court for 2013
- Vanessa Manjarrez announced as Rose Queen for the 2013 Tournament of Roses
- Photo gallery: Vanessa Manjarrez named Rose Queen for 2013 Tournament of Roses
- Vanessa Manjarrez crowned 2013 Rose Queen by TOR president Sally Bixby
- Mayfield Senior School girls cheer on Rose Queen Vanessa Manjarrez
- Rose Queen Vanessa Manjarrez to participate in Long Beach gay pride parade
- 9 photos of 2013 Rose Parade Royal Court float
- Rose Princess Vanessa Manjarrez from Pasadena attends Mayfield Senior School
- Rose Princess Madison Teodo from La Cañada Flintridge attends La Cañada High School
- Rose Princess Sonia Shenoi from San Marino attends San Marino High School
- Rose Princess Kathryne Benuska from Altadena attends Maranatha High School
- Rose Princess Nicole Nelam from Pasadena attends Pasadena High School
- Rose Princess Tracy Cresta from Pasadena attends La Salle High School
- Rose Princess Victoria McGregor from Pasadena, attends Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
For information about all the Tournament of Roses events, read “Tournament of Roses 101: 2013 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game information” in this column.
The theme of the 124th Rose Parade and 99th Rose Bowl Game is “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” The Tournament of Roses is a celebration that lasts several weeks in the fall and winter, with the high points being the Rose Parade presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Keep following your Tournament of Roses Examiner for the latest news and for upcoming announcements.
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