2017 Royal Court
Queen Amy Sand
Amy is the daughter of Brian and Diane Sand. Amy is in her high school’s marching band, Wind Ensemble, and is a part of the senior senate combined with ASB, and a former cheerleader. Amy has been a volunteer at Highgate Senior Living, and has worked in orchards as a summer job. In her spare time, she enjoys being on the competition dance team at Fabulous Feet Dance Studio, playing the piano, going four-wheeling, listening to music, and singing. After graduation, Amy plans on majoring in criminal justice.
Amy’s favorite TV show is New Girl and her favorite movie is The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Her favorite song is “Wait” by M83 and her favorite novel is TH1RTEEN R3ASONS WHY by Jay Asher. She is most inspired by her ASB teacher Mr. Grothe and her most treasured keepsake is her bear that she’s had since she was a small child.
Amy’s favorite thing to do in Wenatchee Valley, besides Apple Blossom, is to perform with the marching band at football and basketball games. Her proudest moment in life was winning the 2016 Sweepstakes Award at the Auburn Veteran’s Day Festival with the band. If Amy could trade places with anyone for a day, she would trade places with Selena Gomez. Amy feels she should represent the Wenatchee Valley because she brings energy and enthusiasm to anything she does. She’s a very sociable person, and loves meeting new people. She appreciates the apple industry because her family has made a living from it and she would love to be able to give back to the community by promoting it.
Princess Paige Chvilicek
Paige Chvilicek is the daughter of Jeff and Brigid Chvilicek. Paige has been an active member of DECA for four years, an Honor Society member and a freshmen orientation leader throughout high school. Paige has been dancing for 8 years at Next Step Dance Studio, and has been a dance instructor for 3 years. She is also a barista at a local coffee shop. In her spare time, Paige enjoys hiking, cooking, shopping, and playing with her dog. After graduation, Paige plans to attend a four year university and double major in marketing and public relations.
Paige’s favorite TV show is Friends and her favorite movie is Sleepless in Seattle. Her favorite song is “She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5 and her favorite book is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. She is most inspired by her mom and her most treasured keepsake is a letter her grandfather wrote her when she was in elementary school.
Paige’s favorite thing to do in the Wenatchee Valley, besides Apple Blossom, is to run on the loop trail and hike. Her proudest moment in life was seeing her four year old dance students performing on stage for the first time. If Paige could trade places with anyone for a day, she would trade places with Amy Poehler. Paige feels she should represent the Wenatchee Valley because she has lived in Wenatchee her entire life and has been attending Apple Blossom events as long she can remember. She believes that she is a strong example of positivity, kindness and involvement and would love to represent her community.
Princess Alissa Riker
Alissa is the daughter of David and Candi Riker. Alissa dances competitively at Fabulous Feet Dance Studio and plays violin for her school’s chamber orchestra. Alissa works at Cascade Veterinary Clinic and volunteers her summers as a counselor at Lake Wenatchee YMCA Camp. In her spare time Alissa enjoys walking her dog in her neighborhood, roller blading on the loop trail, and visiting the kitties at the Humane Society. After she graduates, Alissa plans on starting the vigorous journey to becoming a pediatric cardiologist.
Alissa’s favorite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy and her favorite movie is Night at the Museum. Her favorite song is “Renegade” by Styx and her favorite novel is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Alissa’s middle school leadership teacher, Heidi Sherman, most inspires her.
Alissa’s favorite thing to do in the Wenatchee Valley other than Apple Blossom is going to the Stemilt Store and getting ice cream. Her proudest moment in life was completing 420 volunteer hours at Y-Camp in summer of 2016. If Alissa could trade places with anyone for a day, she would trade places with the famous dancer, Melanie Moore. Alissa feels she should represent the Wenatchee Valley because she has an enthusiastic attitude toward Apple Blossom festivities and a great love for the Wenatchee community. These attributes can serve as a great role model and representation for the community.