2013 Optimist Queen crowned
The Optimist Club of Lancaster named Victoria Jones the Optimist Queen 2013 on April 16 at the Elks Club in Lancaster. She was crowned by last year's Optimist Queen, Katie Irwin.
The Penn Manor High School student will represent the Optimist Club this year at various club-sponsored events and community activities.
Runner-up was Jenn Adams, also from Penn Manor High School.
Contestants wrote essays on "What Optimism Means to Me"; judges were Ruth Daugherty, Barbara Douglas, and Barbara Skarbowski.