One of seven young ladies already chosen to serve on this year’s 2019 Tournament of Roses Royal Court will be selected Tuesday evening to serve as Rose Queen.
The honoree will be the 101st Rose Queen. She and her Royal Court will attend dozens of community and media events leading up to the 130th Rose Parade and 105th Rose Bowl Game.
The members of the Royal Court, one of whom will become Rose Queen, are:
— Lauren Michele Baydaline, a senior at Westridge School and resident of South Pasadena;
— Ashley Symone Hackett, a senior at John Muir High School and a Pasadena resident;
— Rucha S. Kadam, a senior at La Canada High School and a La Canada Flintridge resident;
— Sherry Xiaorui Ma, a Temple City resident and a senior at San Marino High School;
— Micaela Sue McElrath, a senior at Westridge School and a Pasadena resident;
— Helen Susan Rossi, a Flintridge Preparatory School senior and La Canada Flintridge resident; and
— Louise Deser Siskel, a senior at Sequoyah High School and a San Marino resident.
The announcement and coronation ceremony will be held at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Members of the Royal Court are chosen based on criteria including public speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership and community and school involvement.