Liberation Queen Candidates Raised $146,946 for Local Charities

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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.