The Queen’s Dinner

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Queen-designate Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano and her escort Malcolm Rose, 17, of Winchester, eat a slice of apple pie during the Village at Orchard Ridge Queen's Dinner held Thursday night at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester. View more Apple Blossom Festival photos on A11 and A12 in Friday's Daily. Rich Cooley/Daily
Queen-designate Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano, 19, and her escort Malcolm Rose, 17, of Winchester, make their grand entrance under an arch of sabers by cadets from Randolph-Macon Academy during the Village at Orchard Ridge Queen's Dinner held Thursday night at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily
Queen-designate Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano looks over a Henkel Harris jewelry chest that was given to her as a gift during the Queen's Dinner. Rich Cooley/Daily
Queen-designate Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano stands as Winchester Mayor John "David" Smith Jr. tries to latch a necklace that was given to her by the City of Winchester during the Queen's Dinner. Rich Cooley/Daily
Miss Virginia 2016 Michaela Sigmon, left, and Miss Apple Blossom Casey Shepard, right, chat during the Queen's Dinner. Rich Cooley/Daily
Queen-designate Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano speaks about her Winchester visit after being presented gifts during the Queen's Dinner Thursday night. Rich Cooley/Daily