TUESDAY OCTOBER 11, 2011
SOMERSET — “Helena Sowa, chairperson of the selection committee for the queen of this year’s Somerset Musictown Festival, said she has had candidates come up to her and say it does not matter if they win, because they just feel they benefit from the experience of going through the process.
“They know that they better themselves by doing this,” Ms. Sowa said.
The 15 students at Somerset-Berkley Regional High School who are candidates for queen, princess and Miss Congeniality this year wrote an essay about what music means to them and also answered questions from a panel of judges in the high school auditorium on Sunday…
…Alexandria Murphy who plays the violin in the orchestra…