On Saturday March 25, the Spokane Lilac Festival Association (SLFA) will crown the 2023 “Onward” Festival Queen from among the members of the Royal Court at a coronation held at 4:30 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater, 909 W. First Avenue. Tickets are available for purchase through TicketsWest starting February 28, $15 or $5 for students 18 and under, service fees apply.
The seven Royal Court members began their journey in late 2022, when area high schools in Spokane County were eligible to present a candidate from among the senior class. Throughout the fall and winter, candidates participated in an eight-week preparation course in character-building and servant-leadership with a strengthened focus on community service, integrity, and teamwork.
The members of the 2023 “Onward” Royal Court are:
- Kate – West Valley High School
- Aidyn – Gonzaga Preparatory School
- Maddie – East Valley High School
- Mercy – Shadle Park High School
- Lori – Ferris High School
- Kaitlyn – Lewis & Clark High School
- Josephine – Medical Lake High School