Five high school seniors are competing for Queen of the Festival scholarships, sponsored by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the North Fair Oaks Community Festival, set for Aug. 17.
The five are competing for a top scholarship of $10,000. Runners-up will receive a total of $13,000 in scholarships. The program promotes community service and is open to high school senior women who will be attending a university
The finalists, followed by their high schools and their universities, are: Viridiana Caracheo Luna, Summit Preparatory High, Notre Dame de Namur University; Samantha Carneiro, Capuchino High, St. Mary's College of California; Florence L. Ortiz, Woodside High, U.C. Santa Cruz; Mayte Quiroz , Sequoia High, Sonoma State; and Isabelle Robles, Woodside High, CSU San Marcos.
Go to northfairoaksfestival.org for more information.