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10 vie for titles in Miss Viking Fest Pageant
The 14th annual Miss Viking Fest Pageant is Saturday, 7 p.m., in the North Kitsap Auditorium.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale through this year’s contestants and at the door: $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Four contestants are vying for the title now held by Maelena Mattson. Six contestants are vying for Little Miss Viking Fest and two princess titles.
The theme for this year’s pageant is “The Old West.”
The Viking Fest court serves for one year and represents Viking Fest at public events. Viking Fest is held each May and celebrates the heritage of Poulsbo’s early Norwegian settlers.
Here are the Miss Viking Fest contestants.
Allison Pace is a 17-year-old junior at North Kitsap High School. She has been involved in ASB, volleyball, American Kennel Club junior handler, and the Honor Society. Allison is sponsored by Calportland, and Kitsap Peninsula Tree Service. She is the granddaughter of Kris and Bob Pace of Poulsbo.
Angelia White is a 15-year-old high school sophomore. She is involved in select choir, art, dance, and is a varsity baseball team manager. Angelia is sponsored by American Rose Bridal, Team Innovative, Grab Plants, and Breast Cancer Family Connection. She the daughter of Dan and Lynanne White of Poulsbo.
Connie Sue Vargas
Connie Sue Vargas is a 15-year-old sophomore at North Kitsap High School. She is involved in Lifesavers, American Sign Language, volleyball, and her church youth group. Connie is sponsored by Booth Escrow, LLC, Cutler Bookkeeping Solutions, Custom Tile Works, Bella de Jour, and Trueman Plumbing. She is the daughter of Santiago and Marcy Vargas of Poulsbo.
Brianna Berkhout is a 15-year-old sophomore at North Kitsap High School. She is involved in track, soccer, volleyball, Kids Korps, and the Honor Society. Brianna is sponsored by friends and family. She is the daughter of Brodie and Chris Berkhout of Poulsbo.
Here are the Little Miss Viking Fest contestants.
Luci Ellen Norton
Luci Ella Norton is a 10-year-old fifth-grader at Gordon Elementary School. She loves to sing, dance, knit, and write poetry. Luci is sponsored by Boomers Pet Boutique, Modern Mercantile, McClaine Landscape Service Inc., and Thor’s Hammer and Needle. She is the daughter of Troy and Melissa Norton of Kingston.
Kylee Walker is 9-year- old fourth grader at Gordon Elementary School. She loves softball, soccer, basketball, and her favorite subject is spelling. Kylee is sponsored by Susie’s Daycare. She is the daughter of Denise and Darrell of Poulsbo.
Paris Orallo is a 9-year-old third-grader at Breidablik Elementary School. She loves horses, knitting, gardening, and singing. Paris is sponsored by James Lumber. She is the daughter of Blaine and Heila Orallo of Poulsbo.
Nikki Morgan-Reyes is a 9-year-old fourth-grader at Vinland Elementary School. She loves to sing, dance, draw and play softball. Nikki is sponsored by Variety Roofing & Construction, and Valholl Brewing Co. LLC. She is the daughter of Andres and Mary Grace Morgan-Reyes of Poulsbo.
Kallen Anderson is a 9-year-old third-grader at Suquamish Elementary School. She loves to watch movies, listen to music, have sleepovers, and jump on the trampoline. Kallen is sponsored by Deveau Building Company, The Green Door Spa, and Bainbridge Island Physical Therapy. She is the daughter of Josh and Olivia Anderson of Kingston.
Sarah Houser is a 10-year-old fourth-grader at Suquamish Elementary School. She loves soccer, dancing, singing, and playing volleyball. Sarah is sponsored by her mom and dad, Braces, Inc. and AmericanWest Bank. She is the daughter of Bill and Brenda Houser of Poulsbo.