The 2016 Fourth of July Pageant played to a standing room only crowd. Twice, more chairs had to be brought in to seat the family and friends of the 22 girls competing for the coveted titles. The judges had tough decisions to make as all the girls would represent Zapata in a pleasing way.
Baby Falcon Lake went to Audrina Nicole Saenz. Tiny Miss Falcon Lake is Kiveli Montserreat Jasso.
Little Miss Falcon Lake is Sofia Isabella Paredes (keeping a family tradition of her mother and her aunt); Jr. Miss Falcon Lake is Jannel R. Esquivel – she also won the Peoples’ Choice Award. Pre Teen Falcon Lake went to Alicia “Angel” Jimenez. The coveted title of Miss Falcon Lake 2016 was captured by Priscilla Elizondo.
The 2015 Royalty graciously bid farewell after an exciting year of events. Retiring Queen, Vielka Gutierrez is continuing into a successful career as a model, adding more to her ever-growing resume. Our Zapata (and San Ygnacio) girls are definitely putting Zapata on the map. Congratulations to all of you. May all of you continue to make Zapata and your families proud!
Pictured, Alicia “Angel” Jimenez, Sofia Paredes, Priscilla Elizondo and Priscilla Siordia (Miss Falcon runner-up).