PORT ORCHARD — Olympic College freshman Rebecca Greenberg was crowned queen at the conclusion of the Fathoms O’ Fun Festival’s Ride the Wave Royalty Court pageant Feb. 26 at Harper Church.
Crowned senior princesses were Veronica Mihai and Angela Young. Two junior princesses also were selected: Lizzie Widdifield and Elizabeth White. The Royalty Court’s new duchess is Miah Strombach.
Fathoms’ Royalty Court members are the public face of the summer festival. Court members appear at civic events, store openings and Fathoms-sponsored events throughout the year.
Mihai also was the recipient of eight awards presented for her work during the year leading up to the pageant.
Here are the awards:
Community Service Award for the Junior Royalty Court with the most appearance hours
Sponsored by Tim & Donna Mathis
2020-2021 Jr. Princess Rose Nitz
Community Service Award for the Senior Royalty Court with the most appearance hours
Sponsored by Trina Knoche from Farmers Insurance 2020-2021
Senior Princess Veronica Mihai
Soroptimist International of Port Orchard Community Service Award. (With this award, the senior contestants were challenged with the task of writing an essay on “Community Service and What it Means to me.”)
Total donation of $500.
Debbie Macomber Award/Best Written Essay
Sponsored by Debbie Macomber (Each winner will receive an award in the amount of $250)
Junior Contestants Award
Senior Contestants Award
The Top Recruiter Award $150 (This award goes to the contestant or royalty member who recruits the most contestants)
Sponsored by A To Z Feasibility and NW Homes Build and Design
Top Sponsor Sales Award of $150
Sponsored by Waterman Mitigation Partners and Larry Lewis
Impromptu Question Award of $100
Sponsored by Chris Stansbery
Oral Essay Award of $100
Sponsored by Maria Hoyt
Formal Wear/Modeling Award of $50
Sponsored by Irene’s Photo and Design
Talent Award of $50
Sponsored by South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Volunteer Association (SKFRVA)
The Spirit Award is voted on by the current royalty to the contestant who they felt was the most helpful and who represented Fathoms O’ Fun the best.
Spirit Award of $50
Sponsored by Harbor Valley Counseling
Board of Directors Award of $75
Sponsored by Dana Soyat
The award goes to the contestant with the highest scored board interview and who has attended the most practices and appearances and has gotten their paperwork in on time.
Congeniality Award of $150
Is being sponsored by Larry and Shirley Stokes