Apple Blossom princesses selected to serve

Savana Boyd
Liza Buettner
Isabella Dickens-Bowman
Abigail Dowling
Katherine Endre

Five area women have been selected to serve as princesses in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXIX during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 22 through May 1. They are:

Savana Boyd is a sophomore at Virginia Tech studying political science. She is the daughter of Kelly and Scott Boyd, of Winchester, and the granddaughter of Sandra and Charles Glover, of Stephens City, and Sharon and Charles Boyd, of Winchester. She is a Sherando High School graduate.

Liza Buettner is a first-year student at the University of Virginia majoring in education. She is the daughter of Anne and Jeff Buettner, of Winchester, and granddaughter of Sharon and Tom Byrd, of Berryville, and Tom Glass and Ruth and Henry Buettner, all of Winchester. She is a John Handley High School graduate.

Isabella Dickens-Bowman attends the College of William and Mary, where she is a freshman majoring in environmental science and Latin American studies. She is the daughter of Janie Dickens-Bowman and Greg Bowman, of Winchester. She is the granddaughter of Nancy Bowman of Romney, West Virginia, and the late Mary and Quentin Dickens and William Bowman. She is a John Handley High School graduate.

Abigail Dowling is a freshman majoring in finance at Louisiana State University. She is the daughter of Casey and Jay Dowling, of Winchester, and the granddaughter of Mary Quain, of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, and Betty Dowling, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a John Handley High School graduate.

Katherine Endre attends Blue Ridge Community College in Harrisonburg, where she is a sophomore majoring in health sciences. She is the daughter of Teresa Headley, of Winchester, and Mark Endre of Gerrardstown, West Virginia. She is the granddaughter of Elaine Sardelis and Jerry Headley, both of Winchester, and Barbara and John Endre, of Portland, Maine. She is a Sherando High School graduate.

The princesses will participate in the coronation ceremony on April 29 at John Handley High School and ride on the queen’s float in the Grand Feature Parade on April 30.

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