Where Queens are Crowned


Alana Washington


Alana Washington is a freshman at San Jose State University.  During her time as a high school student at Pasadena High school she was on the Principal's Honor Roll, and worked as a writer and social media manager on the school yearbook. Outside of school she spends a lot of her time volunteering with youth in community programs like the Pasadena Education Foundation and the Arboretum Children's Summer Camp. After graduating from San Jose State, she will pursue dermatology and start her own practice in her hometown of Pasadena.


Skylar Harvey


Skylar Harvey is a senior at Pasadena High school where she is a member of the Visual Arts & Design Academy and a former Bulldog Cheerleader. She is also in the Youth of Promise program where she enjoys reading in their book club and taking part in projects to help bring awareness to community issues. She also loves art, music, astrology, and spending time with the people she loves. After high school she plans on attending a four year university to become a financial analyst or dentist. Skylar believes that being a woman of integrity is necessary, and in Ms Lauryn Hill’s words, “Above all, you keep your clarity. You keep your focus. You keep your sense of love. And you keep your sense of purpose.”


Makana Woods


Makana Woods is a freshman at Cal State Long Beach and enjoys challenging herself to try new things that can lead her to success. During her high school years, she held many positions and excelled as Associated Student Body Student Board Representative, Family Career and Community Leaders of America Chapter President, Black Student Union Vice President, National Honors Society Activities Commissioner, Tournament of Roses Student Ambassador and so much more ! She enjoys being involved in the community, and sees the magical beauty of Pasadena. She admires the dedication and hustle of everyday people striving to make it, and sees the beautiful lives that progress to fulfill their hopes and dreams. A motif Makana lives by is “Everything happens for a reason. It’s all God‘s plan!”


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