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Goober Gazette: Prince-elect Paul-Jason Quinters
Paul-Jason Quinters is honored to have been chosen to serve as prince-elect to Princess Shelby Lynn Madden in the Court of Broadway Lights. PJ, 17, is the son of Anthony and Tammy Quinters, and the brother of Elizabeth Hill and Shelby Quinters. He is the grandson of Donald Fischer of Bulverde, Ida Lynn DeFily of San Antonio, and Ben Quinters of Utah.
PJ, a senior at Floresville High School, is a four-year member of the Tiger football team, three on varsity, and serves as team captain this year. He was selected for All-District Honorable Mention and All-District Academic Honors. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
During his junior year, he was selected as a life member for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. He has served on the Special Projects Committee and Cowboy Church Committee at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition. PJ is currently a team leader on the Cowboy Church Sunday morning worship crew.
In 2004, PJ served as crown bearer for the Court of Texas Myths and Legends. His sister, Shelby Quinters, served as a princess for the Court of Romantic Moments.
Upon graduation, PJ would like to pursue a degree in petrochemical engineering.
PJ would like to take this opportunity to extend his appreciation to Princess-elect Shelby Madden for selecting him to serve as prince in the 69th annual Peanut Festival Court of Broadway Lights. He would also like to thank Patricia and Hilary Reile for the beautiful designs for this year’s court, as well as his extremely talented seamstress, Kathy Sawers. She did a remarkable job and put so much love and attention into creating his beautiful sash, just as promised.
PJ would also like to thank his family for their unending support and love. He knows their support is vital to making him the young man he is today. He wishes to recognize Big and Nanny, Louceyette and Craig, Luke and Liz, Shelby and Blake, along with favorite nieces, Kaybree and McKenlee. Finally, he extends his most sincere appreciation and gratitude to the Peanut Festival Association for this opportunity to represent Floresville and be part of peanut history.
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