Billi-Jo Guzman of Santa Rita Is the 70th Liberation Queen

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Hagatna, Guam.  The 70th Liberation Queens Committee Chairperson, Agat Mayor Carol Tayama is pleased to announce the results from the final counting held at the Bank of Guam Headquarters in Hagatna on June 18.  

Raffle committee chairperson Sinajana Vice Mayor Rudy D. Iriarte presented the certified results to Mayor Tayama who revealed it to the awaiting anxious crowd at approximately 9:58pm.

“This year the 2014 Liberation Queens Candidates raised an amazing $75,393.00.  The funds they raised will all go very worthy causes and we want to recognize their efforts, the efforts of their  parents and sponsors and the generosity of all those who supported them.” announced Mayor Tayama.

The 70th Liberation Queen is Billi-Jo Guzman, age 18, of Santa Rita who raised $22,660.00.    She is the daughter of Mr. Franklin and Mrs. Lupe Guzman – Mafnas and is sponsored by the Santa Rita Mayor’s Office.    

Mayor Carol adds “During her reign she will represent Guam in numerous events and functions throughout the year… Queen Billi-Jo Guzman also becomes part of Guam’s history as only 69 other women before her can say- they held the title- Liberation Queen.”

“On behalf of the Mayor’s Council of Guam, the First Lady of Guam Mrs. Christine Calvo and the Guam Liberation Historical Society- Congratulations to all of you and a job well done!”  Mayor Tayama concluded.

The certified results are as follows:

Title                                    Name                            Village                 Sponsor
70h Liberation Queen         Billi-Jo Guzman           Santa Rita            Santa Rita Mayor’s Office    
Royal Princess                   Samantha Mazzei         Barrigada             Barrigada Mayor’s Office
1st Runner Up                    Rebekah Delgado        Mangilao              Mangilao Mayor’s Office
Princess                              Angelika Gombar        Ordot                    VARO/Chalan Pago Mayor’s Office
Princess                              Asia Nededog              Agat                      Agat Mayor’s Office
Princess                              Jaleen Mesa                 Agana Heights      Agana Heights Athletes Assoc.
Princess                              Brianna Tenorio           Sinajana                Sinajana Mayor’s Office

For More Information Contact:  Queens Committee Chairperson, Mayor Carol Tayama, 888-1492.