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Evelyn Nordstrom From Sotomayor High SchoolIt’s Time For Youry Sally KalosFiesta De CristoFREE EVENTCalvary Baptist Church910 W Loop 1604 N. SA, TX 78251Crowned As Miss Helotes 2023SpringtimeBE velyn Nordstrom, a junior at Sotomayor High School, decided to compete in the Miss Helotes Scholarship Pageant last year to challenge herself and step out of her comfort zone. Wining a scholarship, was the extra icing on the cake however, not necessarily what motivated her to compete. Being able to challenge herself and learning from the experience was life changing. Her efforts paid off when she was crowned Miss Helotes 2023.Reflecting on her experience, Evelyn shared that being on the court has opened her eyes to the needs of Helotes and the various ways to serve the community. When asked about her favorite community event, Evelyn mentioned Breakfast with Santa, where she enjoyed spending time with children and their families during the festive season.Regarding the legacy she hopes to leave as Miss Helotes, Evelyn expressed a desire for inclusivity, where everyone feels welcomed and safe. For those considering running in the Miss Helotes Scholarship Pageant, Evelyn advised diving right in, enjoying every moment, and giving it their all.As Miss Helotes, Evelyn was awarded a $4,000 scholarship. She plans to attendCleaning!Hometown Cleaning Services$160 4-HR Priority Cleaning. 15% OFF Initial CleaningHarlan High School Student Lexi Owens AwardedTitle of Duchess 2023 Helotes CourtBy Sally KalosLexi Owens, a senior at Harlan High School, was motivated to compete in the Miss Helotes Scholarship Pageant last year because her sister participated in the pageant in 2019. She had been considering it since then, and, most importantly, she wanted to earn her first college scholarship. Lexi was awarded the title of Duchess in 2023.Being on the court has changed Lexi by making her an eloquent speaker and a very confident young lady.Her favorite community event was raising funds for non-profits when she took part in a corn eating contest at Cornyval. Lexi particularly enjoyed this event because she competed against the four-time corn eating champion and had a great time with her Court sisters.The legacy Lexi wants to leave with her title is for young girls to have the courage, regardless of their skin color, to run in the pageant and build their confidence while doing so.Her advice to someone running in the Miss Helotes Scholarship Pageant is to not be scared to try something new.A $3,000 scholarship was awarded to Lexi from the pageant. Lexi plans to attend Texas A&M in College Station to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration withApril 2024Local sales agent with Medicare Advantage plans.I’m Melissa Navarro, a licensed sales agent in San Antonio & Austin, Texas. When it comes to Medicare, it’s important to consider all our options. What works well for your neighbor may not be the best fit for you. I know the ins and outs of Medicare, and I’m ready to answer your questions and help you find a plan that fits your needs.Texas A&M San Antonio to pursue a degree in accounting.$29 Initial Visitincludes consultation exam & adjustment. No appointment needed. No insurance needed. *offer valued at $45Valid at the Alamo Ranch location only. Coupon must be presented at time of purchase. One coupon per person. Not valid with any other offer. expires 4/30/2024a major in accounting. She would like to thank Helotes Highlights Newspaper for always supporting the Helotes Festival Association and the Court.Court - continued on page 10 www.alamoranchhighlights.comMelissa NavarroLicensed Sales Agent 210-243-6394, TTY 711FREE Estimates!Music / Food / /upcoming-eventsCall Today! 210-438-7359 www.hometowncleaningtx.com5519 W Loop 1604 N Suite 103, 78253 • 210.981.5158Take advantage of my knowledge and experience to:• Take the confusion out of Medicare• Get help comparing plans• Receive one-on-one service• Make enrolling in a plan easierI look forward to helping you explore your Medicare options so you can enroll in a plan with confidence.It’s time to take advantage.JoinThe Party!April 13, 20242:00 to 5:00pmwww.thejoint.com7

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