Czech Heritage crowns 2018 Junior Royalty

The 2018 Czech Heritage Junior Royalty was crowed during Hometown Holidays on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Park Ballroom in New Prague. From left are Junior Ambassadors Haley Dunkel, Kayla Kubinski and Ambassador Natalee Korbitz. Absent from the photo is Marissa Gare. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

Leading off Hometown Holidays was the coronation of the 2018 Czech Heritage Junior Royalty at the Park Ballroom in New Prague on Sunday, Dec. 3. The annual ceremony had an audience of more than 80 people watch as the four young women explain why they wanted to represent the area for the next year.

Before the ceremony, the outgoing 2017 Royalty of Aria Beaudin, Melanie LeBrun, Sylvia Lemke, Ruby Nazzal, Kristin Siebsen and Ashlyn Simon were recognized. They were each presented rings that resemble crowns.

The 2018 candidates were introduced, including....

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