Pear Blossom princess: Cora Tree

Cora Tree

Parents: Rebecca Tree

School: Eagle Point High School

Honors and activities: Top 5 percent, Leadership class, Trio, National Honor Society, Boys Basketball Manager

Civic involvement: Sparrow Club, District 9 School Board representative, volunteer at Roots and Wings Community Preschool.

Leadership: Senior Class President, Junior Class Treasurer.

Future Plans: Attend Southern Virginia University to major in speech pathology, work with children.

Editor's note: Eight Jackson County high school seniors have been nominated by their schools to compete for the title of queen of the 2014 Pear Blossom Festival. The queen will be chosen during the 24th annual Senior Royalty Scholarship Pageant, to be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, in the North Medford High School auditorium. Each of the nominated princesses will be featured here prior to the pageant.

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