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2018 Rose Festival Queen is Kiara Johnson of Parkrose High School

On Saturday, June 9, Kiara Johnson of Parkrose High School (of Portland, Oregon) was crowned Queen of Rosaria during the Queen’s Coronation presented by Unitus Community Credit Untion, in the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.


Kiara is a senior, who is Parkrose High School’s first queen. She plans to attend University of Oregon, Syracuse University (or Washington State University), pursuing a career as a veterinarian or journalist.

Kiara is a varsity volleyball player as well as the track and field team captain. She’s the sports editor for the school’s paper, and works part-time at the Shilo Inn Restaurant and Hotel.

Each Rose Festival Court member receives a $3500 Scholarship courtesy of The Randal Group to use at a college of their choice. The new Queen will reign for one year. Her Unitus Community Credit Union Mentor is Karen Salman.