Guam – The 69th Liberation Queen has been named. She is 20 year old Ealani Lobaton who hails from Santa Rita.
Queen Ealani raised $32, 221 dollars.
The Royal Princess is Rochelle Paulino of Inarajan and the 1st Runner Up is Cierra Raphael of Yigo. 7 Princesses were also named.
Altogether, the 2013 Queen candidates raised nearly $147-thousand dollars, which will be shared among a number of charities.
The certified results are as follows:
Title Name Village Sponsor
69th Liberation Queen Ealani N. Lobaton Santa Rita Mayor’s Office
Royal Princess Rochelle Paulino Inarajan Mayor’s Office
1st Runner Up Cierra Raphael Yigo Mayor’s Office
Princess Richonne Luzanta Agat Mayor’s Office
Princess Gemma Datuin Guam Volleyball Federation
Princess Samantha Torres Tamuning Mayor’s Office
Princess Victoria Diaz Barrigada Mayor’s Office
Princess Anna Maria Fegurgur Asan Maina Mayor’s Office
Princess Kimberly Fairfield Talofofo Mayor’s Office
Princess Rebecca Asuncion Sinajana Mayor’s Office
READ the release from the Liberation Committee below:
Hagatna, Guam. The 69th 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 19, 2013. 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 11:00pm.
“This year the 2013 Liberation Queens Candidates raised an amazing $146,946.00. 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 69th Liberation Queen is Ms. Ealani N. Lobaton, age 20 of Santa Rita who raised $32,221.00
Mayor Carol adds “During her reign she will represent Guam in numerous events and functions throughout the year… Queen Ealani Lobaton the 1st will also become part of Guam’s history as only 68 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.