Jefferson: Port Hadlock teen-ager crowned Rhododendron queen

PORT TOWNSEND — Chimacum High School senior Lorrina Quackenbush of Port Hadlock was crowned 2002 Rhododendron Festival queen Saturday night at Port Townsend High School.

Shannen Fields of Quilcene and Ashley Van Camp of Chimacum were named princesses.

Quackenbush, 17, is the daughter of David and Tami Quackenbush of Port Hadlock. A piano student since age 8, Quackenbush played the theme from “The Man from Snowy River” and “Jessica’s Theme” for the performance part of the competition.

Quackenbush and her court will reign over the Rhododendron Festival from May 12 to May 20 and represent the community in 17 parades in Washington and Oregon, starting in April.

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