Pear Blossom princess: Megan Killam

Megan Killam

Parents: Merry and Jim Killam

School: Cascade Christian High School

Honors and activities: Honor roll and dean's list, Forensics Student of the Year, varsity track, varsity soccer

Civic involvement: Junior volunteer at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center emergency room, secretary of Mercy Flights Explorer Post

Leadership: Varsity soccer team captain, 4-H Junior Leader, trainer of volunteers at Rogue Regional Medical Center emergency room

Future Plans: Plans to attend the School of Nursing at Grand Canyon University to become a registered nurse. She hopes to work in an emergency room setting.

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 before the pageant.

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