It’s Queen Kaylee, Ferris High Senior, For 2014 Lilac Festival - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

It’s Queen Kaylee, Ferris High Senior, For 2014 Lilac Festival

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Kaylee Pearson, from Ferris High School, takes her seat as the 2014 Lilac Queen. Kaylee Pearson, from Ferris High School, takes her seat as the 2014 Lilac Queen.
SPOKESMAN.COM - Kaylee Pearson earned the respect and admiration of her peers and then won over the judges to be crowned 2014 Lilac Queen.

She swept up several thousand dollars in college scholarships and will represent Spokane for the year with the sort of poise and grace befitting a polished professional – not a Ferris High School senior still trying to pick a college.

“She is just an exceptional young lady,” said Jenifer Eberle, the vice president of royalty for the Spokane Lilac Festival. “She doesn’t exert the power she has; she shares it and lifts everyone around up.”

Pearson plans to pick between Washington State University and Seattle University as the first step in her pursuit to become a medical nurse practitioner. She is now the senior class president at Ferris, where she also plays volleyball and track and participates in cheerleading. She is the daughter of Timothy and Kathy Pearson.

For the full story and to see many photos from the crowning, click this link: http://tinyurl.com/ktfdw2t

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