A clear winner

23:28, Oct 01 2013
Stacey Dennison
Stacey Dennison.
Mel Gaul
Mel Gaul.
Sidonee Gibson
Sidonee Gibson.
Lexie Hay
Lexie Hay.
Sarah Hesson
Sarah Hesson.
Paloma Kelly
Paloma Kelly.
Kelly McCauley
Kelly McCauley.
Leila Parbhu
Leila Parbhu.
Claudia van Dam
Claudia van Dam.
Cara Wiffen
Cara Wiffen.

Dedication to the community as earned 18-year-old Cara Wiffen the Alexandra Blossom Festival's most sort-after title after she was named at the Queen of this year's festival at the weekend. 

Miss Wiffen, who is the Alexandra Youth Forum chairwoman, said she was surprised to be awarded the title from the nine other hopefuls for this year's event.

The judges said Miss Wiffen's involvement in the community made her the clear winner.

Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
Alexandra Blossom Festival
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.

She said she decided to enter as a princess because she wanted to give back to the community and become more involved in the festival.

''It was really great getting to know everyone involved,'' Miss Wiffen said. 

She has been living in Central Otago since she was three years old and enjoys photography.

Cara Wiffen
Alexandra Blossom Festival Queen Cara Wiffen.

Princesses Mel Gaul and Sarah Hesson were named first runner-up and second runner-up.

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