Dade City’s Court of Outstanding Queens and Princesses from present, past, and future gather

By Richard Riley Posted on June 15, 2022

(Update with results of pageant below — June 29, 2022 — RKR)

In anticipation of the upcoming Miss Florida contest, to be held in Lakeland June 20-25, Dade City area contestants were “sent off” in a party on June 12, recognizing their awards and receiving support from those who preceded them for the past decade or so.

Outstanding Teen Candidates supported by previous winners.  Left to right.
Lauren Monbarren; Larkin Mainwarning, Miss Pasco County’s Outstanding Teen; Jalynn Widner, Miss Dade City Outstanding Teen; Jacqui McCray, Miss Pasco County (2007); and Chelsea Douthard, Miss Heart Pasco (2007). Image by Richard Riley.

Dade City’s Court of Outstanding Queens and Princesses from present, past, and future gather

Outstanding Teens, Miss Pasco County, and Sunshine princesses.  The Outstanding Teens mentor the Sunshine Princesses for their chances in future years.

Front row of Princesses: (l-r) Bailee Williams, Bryn Scharber Addy Monbarren, Emy Monbarren,.  Second row: Larkin Mainwarning, Miss Pasco County’s Outstanding Teen; Jalynn Widner, Miss Dade City Outstanding Teen; Maci Miotto, Miss St. Lucie County’s Outstanding Teen, and Anastasia Valimaki, Miss Pasco County.  Princess Keaton Ward not shown.

Dade City and Pasco County Outstanding Teens, who will be in Lakeland for the Miss Florida Pageant on June 20-25 get a “sendoff” from Miss Pasco County and previous pageant winners.

Lauren Monbarren,  Jacqui McRay; Jalynn Widner, Miss Dade City Outstanding Teen; Larkin Mainwarning, Miss Pasco County’s Outstanding Teen; Anastasia Valimaki, Miss Pasco County; and Courtney Graham Wilson, Miss Pasco County (2018).
UPDATE: Kenton Ward had the privilege of performing for Miss Florida after winning the talent show for sunshine princesses and singing Never Never Land and she also holds the title as Junior Miss Heart for Pasco County.
UPDATE: Jalynn Widner placed in top thirteen contestants at Miss Florida Shown with Miss Pasco County and her sunshine princesses : Anastasia Valimaki, ,Emmie Monbarren, Brynn Scharber and Bailee Williams 

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