20th Annual Poster

20th Annual Poster

Gerlynn Amurao

Filipino | Age: 25 | Scarsdale, NY
Height: 5′ 3-1/2″
3 Words: Dedicated, Ambitious, Charismatic

Kara Birkenstock

Third Princess & Miss Community Service

Thai and Filipino | Age: 25 | Culver City, CA
Height: 5′ 10″
3 Words: Confident. Unique, Exotic
Sponsors: YeYe Productions; The Lasik Spa; Pam’s Place Hong-Style Thai Kitchen; World Leadership Group

Rosa Budagyan

Armenian | Age: 19 | Daily City, CA
Height: 5′ 2″
3 Words: Amiable, Compassionate, Intelligent

April Centeno

Filipino | Age: 23 | Honolulu, HI
Height: 5′ 4″
3 Words: Funny, Outgoing, Unique

Andrea Chen

Taiwanese | Age: 24 | Plano, TX
Height: 5′ 6″
3 Words: Precocious, Personable, Poised

Grace Chen

Chinese | Age: 17 | Burlingame, CA
Height: 5′ 4″
3 Words: Generous, Fun, Determined
Sponsors: Melody Academy of Music; Global Chiropractic, GSC

Michele Chen

Miss Asian Teen

Taiwanese | Age: 17 | San Jose, CA
Height: 5′ 5″
3 Words: Integrity, Compassionate, Enduring

Jessica Rae de Jesus

Filipino | Age: 20 | San Francisco, CA
Height: 5′ 7″
3 Words: Passionate, Down-to-earth, Ambitious
Sponsor: DBA Dan McCall & Associates

Shana Dhillon

Second Princess & Miss Asian San Francisco

Indian | Age: 18 | Fremont, CA
Height: 5′ 4-1/2″
3 Words: Ambitious, Assertive, Compassionate

Mai-Ly Duong

Vietnamese | Age: 19 | Peoria, AZ
Height: 5′ 4″
3 Words: Empathetic, Optimistic, Thoughtful

Grace Kim

Korean | Age: 21 | Marietta, GA
Height: 5′ 5″
3 Words: Independent, Honest, Diligent

Christine Lee

Korean | Age: 26 | San Francisco, CA
Height: 5′ 5″
3 Words: Passionate, Driven, Dedicated

Jaclyn Lee

Chinese | Age: 27 | Honolulu, HI
Height: 5′ 2″
3 Words: Compassionate, Patient, Respectful
Sponsor: Chinatown Merchants Association of Hawaii

Pauline Lui

Chinese | Age: 26 | Long Beach, CA
Height: 5′ 5″
3 Words: Driver, Amiable. Winsome
Sponsor: The Lui Family

Carolyn Michaelis

First Princess & Miss Asian California

Indonesian, German, & Dutch | Age: 23 | San Jose, CA
Height: 5′ 5″
3 Words: Outgoing, Loyal, Good-humored

Kollyn Muangamaithong

Miss Asian America Queen & Miss Talent

Thai & Chinese | Age: 22 | Walnut Creek, CA
HeIght: 5′ 4″
3 Words: Perseverant, Humorous. Passionate
Sponsors: Tin Tea House Lounge & Thai Cultural Center of Wat Mongkolratanaram

Masae Nakayama

Miss Scholastic Achievement

Taiwanese & Japanese | Age: 24 | Northridge, CA
Height: 5′ 6″
3 Words: Fun, Positive, Humble

Dong Park

Korean | Age: 22 | Berkeley, CA
Height 5′ 6″
3 Words: Ambitious, Creative, Philosophical
Sponsor: Dong Park’s Family

Cindy Pham

Vietnamese | Age: 19 | Phoenix, AZ
Height: 5′ 2″
3 Words: Ambitious, Good-humored, Optimistic

Linda Phung

Miss Congeniality

Vietnamese & Chinese | Age: 20 | San Francisco, CA
Height: 5′ 2″
3 Words: Outgoing, Funny, Congenial

Michelle Pruna

Filipino | Age: 21 | Las Vegas, NV
height: 5′ 4″
3 Words: Dedicated, Ambitious, Open-minded
Sponsor: Universal Realty Inc.

Maria Truong

Chinese | Age: 23 | Alhambra, CA
Height: 5′ 5″
3 Words: Driven, Determined, Motivated

Vieni Vitale

Samoan & Chinese | Age: 21 | Honolulu, HI
Height 5′ 6″
3 Words: Creative, Disciplined, Considerate

Lena Wong

Chinese | Age: 19 | San Francisco, CA
Height 5′ 5″
3 Words: Genuine, Friendly, Ambitious
Sponsor: Judah Cleaners

Poster Credit:

Poster Designed by Bill Chin | Photos by ShyDevil, Tyler Vu, Calvin Jeng, Kevin Chiem

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