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Santee Teen receives Miss Teen San Diego Cities Honor 

April 16, 2012 (San Diego) -- On Sunday, April 15, 2012 Kayla Ross of Rancho Bernardo was crowned Miss San Diego Cities 2012 while Savannah Keener of Santee was crowned Miss Teen San Diego Cities 2012. Young women from across San Diego County had entered the pageants in hopes of becoming the new city ambassadors.  The contestants were scored on personal interview, speech, poise and personality, physical fitness and beauty, evening gown and an on stage impromptu question. 

The young women will spend their year attending grand openings, parades and city events. Miss San Diego Cities will receive a $1,000 scholarship and Miss Teen San Diego Cities will receive a $500 scholarship. 

The results for Miss San Diego Cities were as follows:

Miss San Diego Cities 2012, Kayla Ross of Rancho Bernardo
1st Runner up, Victoria Riingen of Lakeside 
Miss Photogenic, Victoria Riingen of Lakeside                        
Essay Award, Kayla Ross of Rancho Bernardo
Facebook Fan Favorite Award, Lesya Zhukovska of Santee 

The results for Miss Teen San Diego Cities were as follows:

Miss Teen San Diego Cities 2012, Savannah Keener of Santee     
1st Runner up, Mackenzie Manns of El Cajon           
Miss Photogenic, Andrea Proctor of Ramona            
Essay Award, Mackenzie Manns of El Cajon
Facebook Fan Favorite Award, Makayla Stevens of Spring Valley      

Kayla Ross is a 22-year-old graduate of the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.  She currently works as veterinary assistant at the Helen Woodward Animal Center Equine Hospital in Rancho Santa Fe and aspires to establish her own practice as an Equine Veterinarian in the future.  Kayla was Miss Rancho Bernardo 2007.

Savannah Keener is a 17-year-old Junior attending West Hills High School where she excels in AP and Honor classes and is also on the Principals Honor Roll. In Savannah's free time she loves any and everything to do with the beach. Savannah was Miss Teen Santee 2011.


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