A TWILIGHT ceremony attended by about 200 people at the VictoryMemorial Gardenssaw Tracy Coleman crowned the 2013 Miss Wagga Quest winner, and Teneal Hanigannamed the city’s community princess.
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The 31-year-old agribusiness finance analyst was speechlesslast night as she thanked the quest’s dedicated committee and spoke of the12-month journey she was embarking on.
“I’m shocked, I certainly wasn’t expecting this,” Ms Colemansaid.
“I’ve shared the last six months with five great girls andnow I’m looking forward to meeting new people and fund-raising for our greatcommunity.”
The Miss Wagga crown was presented by mayor Rod Kendallwhile the community princess crown was presented by member for Wagga, DarylMaguire.
Both commented on the long history of the quest and itsability to enhance the professional skills of its entrants and titleholders.
A tearful Ms Hanigan accepted her new crown and said she washoping to act as a positive role model for young women in the city.
“I want to use my time as community princess to help promotewomen and charitable causes,” Ms Hanigan said.
Miss Wagga Quest chairwoman Ly Smith set the tone for theevent, reflecting on its 65 years, and speaking about the individual nature ofthe competition.
“The girls who enter do it alone and challenge their comfortzones,” Mrs Smith said.
NEW TITLEHOLDERS: 2013 Miss Wagga Tracy Coleman and community princess Teneal Hanigan after the crowning ceremony at the Victory Memorial Gardens last night. Picture: Oscar Colman
“They put themselves out there and that courage is to beadmired.”
Ms Coleman was sponsored by CBAAgribusiness and Ms Hanigan was sponsored by Regional Express Airlines.
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