Press Conference - Tulip Queen Finalists to be Announced
PRESS CONFERENCE * Today * Tulip Queen Finalists to be Announced 61st Annual Albany Tulip Festival
Albany, New York - Mayor Gerald D. Jennings and Tulip Festival Chair, Marcus Q. Pryor will announce the five finalists for 2009 Tulip Queen at a press conference in Albany City Hall´s Corning Park (behind City Hall) today, Wednesday April 29 at 11:00 am.
The five finalists were chosen through an extensive interview process out of 100 nominations. Nominees were interviewed by the Tulip Queen & Court Selection Committee, a panel of judges from the community including prior Tulip Queen & Court members. These young women were chosen based on their community service & leadership skills as well as their knowledge of Albany.
The Queen will be crowned at the Tulip Festival on Saturday May 9, 12pm, at the Amphitheater in Washington Park...