2013 / 6 candidates for 2013 Nisei Week Queen introduced


 20130716 NWQ Candidates 2013

Six candidates for 2013 Nisei Week Queen were introduced at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Nisei Week Japanese Festival on July 14 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo.

From left, the candidates are:

Ashley Mieko Honma of Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute

Stephanie Megumi Fukunaga of West Los Angeles JACL and Venice Japanese Community Center

Lauren Naomi Iwata of Gardena Evening Optimist Club

Steve Inouye, 2013 Nisei Week Foundation President

Megumi Yuhara of Japanese Restaurant Association of America

Jamie Tomiko Teragawa of East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center

Laura Akemi Higashi of Orange County Nkkei Coordinating Council

(Cultural News Photo)