Here are the five candidates, along with brief biographies, in the Trail Ambassador Program for 2014.
The candidates will be wrapping up six months of preparation on Friday night when the Miss Trail Pageant is held at the Charles Bailey Theatre.
The chosen ambassadors will represent the City of Trail at a variety of local and provincial functions.
The pageant begins at 7 p.m.
Alyssa Hunt, Miss Knights of Pythias, is sixteen years old and lives in Trail. Her parents are Michelle and Andrew Hunt, and she has two sisters, Megan and Sydney. Alyssa enjoys skating, reading, drinking tea, and watching Netflix. She would like to teach skating and enroll in an aesthetics course. After high school, she hopes to travel to London and New York.
Vivian Huang, Miss Royal Canadian Legion Branch 11, is sixteen years old and lives in Trail. She is the daughter of Juan and Joe and sister of Vincent and Juliana. In her spare time she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee. She is unsure on her career path, but knows that she would like to obtain post-secondary education and then travel.
Monica McPhee, Miss Kiwanis, is the 16-year-old daughter of John and Amelia McPhee and lives in East Trail. She has a sister Rowena and a brother Jordan. Her extracurricular activities include piano, karate, drama, jazz band, singing, and writing slam poetry. She aspires to a career in the medical field.
Ella Meyer, Miss Italo Canadese, is sixteen years old and lives in Montrose with her parents Jane Power and Paul Meyer. She has one older brother, Isaac. Ella enjoys karate, debating, skiing, and cross-training. Her passion is basketball and she’s a member of the J.L. Crowe Sr. girls’ teameam. Ella’s future plans include attending UBC for Chemistry & Sociology and then travelling.
Samantha Theobald, Miss Trail Firefighters I.A.F.F. Local 941, is sixteen years old and lives in Columbia Heights with her parents, Colin and Rhonda, and brother Tyler. She is an avid swimmer and a proud member of the Trail Stingrays Swim Club. Her future plans include attending SAIT in Calgary to become an ultrasound or x-ray technician.