Apple Blossom Festival Little Maids named
Five girls from the Winchester area have been selected to serve as little maids in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXIX during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 22 through May 1.
Elizabeth Browning is the daughter of Sarah and Edward Browning, of Winchester, and the granddaughter of Jane and Dan Troup and Elizabeth Browning, of Winchester, and the late Edward Browning III. Elizabeth is a second-grade student at John Kerr Elementary School. Elizabeth’s mother, Sarah, was a maid of honor in 1997 to Queen Amber Elizabeth Medlin.
Elizabeth Cesnik is the daughter of Trice and Jeff Cesnik, of Winchester, and the granddaughter of Gloria Flanders, of Winchester, and Tom Cesnik, of Stephens Cit,y and the late Betty and Ed Riordan. Elizabeth is a first-grade student at Powhatan School in Boyce.
Madeline Lund is the daughter of Laura and Geoffrey Lund, of Arlington, and the granddaughter of Kay and Jim Ross, of Winchester, and Barbara and Ted Lund, of Manasquan, New Jersey. Madeline is a second-grade student at Arlington Traditional School. Madeline’s mother, Laura, was a maid of honor in 1995 to Queen Jamie Nicole Dudney.
Keira Perkins is the daughter of Candice and James Perkins, of Stephenson, and the granddaughter of Jay Patrick Russell, of Winchester, and Pauline Perkins, of Dumfries. Keira is a kindergarten student at Stonewall Elementary School. Keira’s great uncle, Jim Douglas, is the 2015-2016 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival president.
MacKenzie Seal is the daughter of Emily and Edward Seal, of Winchester, and the granddaughter of Debbie and Edward Chapman and B.J. Tarlton, all of Winchester. She is a first-grade student at Frederick Douglas Elementary School. MacKenzie’s mother, Emily, was a princess in 2001 to Queen Tyne Mary Vance.
The little maids will participate in the coronation ceremony at John Handley High School and will ride on the queen’s float in the Grand Feature Parade.