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Goober Gazette: Princess-elect Ryann Palacios
Ryann Danielle Palacios is honored to have been chosen as Princess-elect of Nature’s Grand Design for the 68th annual Floresville Peanut Festival Court of America’s Majestic Beauty. Ryann is the daughter of Carolyn and Mauricio Palacios. She is sister to Alexandria and Samantha Palacios and Aimee Martinez. She is the granddaughter of Dora and Abe Leal, and Elida Palacios and the late Melquiades Palacios.
Growing up, Ryann has always enjoyed participating in all of the festivities of the Peanut Festival. In 2005, she was thrilled be serve as a page for the Court of Coronations Past. Ryann, a senior at Floresville High School, has been a four-year varsity cheerleader. This summer, she earned the title of All-American Cheerleader and an invitation to cheer in London. An active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ryann is very involved in her church community. She loves participating in ACTS retreats, the church picnic, or helping out at CCD. She holds her faith very close to her heart and chooses to live her life with God leading the way.
Ryann would like to give special thanks to her very talented seamstress, Nora Cadena, for her passion and dedication, and for creating a gown fit for a princess. It is a dream come true for Ryann to be part of the Peanut Festival Court, and it is an honor to have her cousin and childhood friend, Albert Saenz, serve as her prince. They told each other for years if this day came, they would do it together. She wishes to extend a special thanks to the Saenz family for their kind-hearted spirit and unconditional love they have always shared with Ryann and her family.
Ryann wishes to thank her parents for always supporting her, loving her, and doing the best for her. She also wishes to thank her grandparents, Dora and Abe Leal, for lending a hand when needed and showing Ryann so much love and care throughout her life. Last, but certainly not least, Ryann wants to extend her gratitude to the Floresville Peanut Festival Association for giving her the opportunity to represent the community as a princess for the Court of America’s Majestic Beauty.
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