2015 Royal Court
Queen Gabby Waterman
Gabby is the daughter of Sandy and Gar McDonald and Eric Waterman. Gabby has earned multiple letters in varsity soccer and basketball at her school, she is the secretary of Math Club, and has been an active member of Honor Society all four years of high school. Gabby was employed at Lakeview Drive In and Sorrento’s Ristorante in Chelan the past two summers, and has volunteered to help with Special Olympics basketball during her junior year. In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends on the Columbia River. After Gabby graduates, she plans to attend the University of Washington, followed by medical school to become a Dermatologist.
Gabby’s favorite TV show is The Middle and her favorite movie is The Notebook. Her favorite song is “A Woman Like You” by Lee Brice and her favorite book to read is The Diary of Anne Frank written by Anne Frank herself. Gabby is most inspired by her Grandma Emilie and her most treasured keepsake is a book passed down from her great-grandfather.
Gabby’s favorite thing to do in the Wenatchee Valley, besides Apple Blossom, is to go skiing at Mission Ridge. Her proudest moment in life to date was breaking history at her school as her team made it to State for soccer. If Gabby could trade places with anyone for a day, she would trade places with tv personality Ellen DeGeneres. Gabby feels she should represent the Wenatchee Valley because she wants to give the community the love, support, comfort, and guidance it has given her. She represents good values and leadership, and wishes to act as a role model to allow the Valley to continue growing together.
Princess Anissa Sangster
Anissa is the daughter of Cindy Sangster and Corey Sangster. Anissa is the ASB Treasurer of student government, a captain on the Varsity cheer squad, and has been an active member of Key Club, the community service club at her school. Anissa has danced competitively for a local dance studio and works part time at Froyo Earth in Wenatchee. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, spending time with friends and family, cooking, and watching movies. After graduation, Anissa will attend the University of Washington, followed by medical school, and receive a minor in Spanish.
Anissa’s favorite TV show is Pretty Little Liars and her favorite movie is The Fault In Our Stars. Her favorite song is “I Don’t Dance” by Lee Brice and her favorite novel is My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult. She is most inspired by author Maya Angelou and her most treasured keepsake is her bear blanket that she has had ever since she was born.
Anissa’s favorite thing to do in the Wenatchee Valley, besides participate in Apple Blossom festivities, is to hike Saddlerock with her closest friends and family. Her proudest moment in life was becoming an older sister. If Anissa could trade places with anyone for a day, it would be actress Jennifer Lawrence. Anissa feels she should represent the Wenatchee Valley because she desires to positively represent the community she was born and raised in. She has actively participated in the festival events, gaining an understanding of what the festival is about and would love nothing more than to be right at the heart of it.
Princess Francesca Nevil
Francesca is the daughter of Natalie Noyd and Craig Nevil. She is the President of Honor Society and the leader of the Random Acts of Kindness and Diversity Clubs. She has also been a four year member of both Earth and Key Club, has held ASB positions throughout her high school career and was captain of her undefeated league and district champion Swim and Dive Team. Francesca is employed by Wenatchee Parks and Recreation as youth staff, was a Girls State Delegate, and for the past four years has been an active member serving through Youth United. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, volunteering, learning new things, eating and sleeping. After graduation, Francesca plans to travel to Costa Rica with Capemway Bible School for five months, followed by five months of exploring Europe. Francesca will then return to Washington to attend Gonzaga to major in Education and minor in Spanish and Psychology.
Francesca’s favorite TV show is Friends and one of her many favorite movies is She’s the Man. Her favorite song is “Blown Away” by Carrie Underwood and her favorite novel is Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. She is most inspired by her mother and her most treasured keepsake is a bracelet given to her by her father when she was young.
Francesca’s favorite thing to do in Wenatchee, besides Apple Blossom, is hitting the slopes of Mission Ridge in the winter, hiking on the many trails in the valley in the fall and spring, and enjoying all that Lake Chelan has to offer in the summer. Her proudest moment to date was throughout elementary school when she collected shoes in her school and delivered them to needy children in Mazatlan. If Francesca could trade places with someone for a day, she would trade places with Katie Davis who created “Amazima Ministries” in Uganda. Francesca believes she would represent the Valley and the Apple Blossom Festival well, as she adores this home and all the people and features that make it such a wonderful place to live. Francesca is a very outgoing, compassionate servant leader with much experience and understanding which would make her a genuine and remarkable representative for the Greater Wenatchee Valley.