|Fiesta Mexicana Queen Candidates|
Education: Freer High School (Texas), currently attending Washburn University
Activities: Fiesta volunteer
Reason for running: I wanted to honor and support my family's long-standing commitment to Our Lady of Guadalupe parish by raising funds for such an important cause.
Education: Shawnee Heights High School, attending Baker University
Activities: Cheerleading, Mariachi Habaneros, Mariachi Las Palomas
Reason for running: I wanted to keep the Fiesta tradition alive and also help raise money for the school. Education is very important to me.
Education: Holy Family Homeschool
Activities: TEC (Teens Encounter Christ), Alter Server, Choir member, Lector
Reason for running: While I was praying in the Adoration Chapel, I felt God call me to serve. My brother ran for Fiesta King two years ago and I enjoyed becoming more involved in the Church and the parish family.
Jose Ruiz Esparza-
Education: Topeka High School
Activities: Association of Latin-American Students Club, OLG Youth Group, OLG Youth Council, Regional Youth Council, OLG Praise and Worship Leader, CCD Confirmation Retreat Team, Photography
Reason for running: I believe in helping the community and this is a great way of doing that. I was also influenced by my sister, Jossy, who ran for queen two years ago.