From left to right: Princess Ashley, Princess Jasmine, and Princess Emersyn
Princess Ashley Burney is the daughter of Gordon and Jessiee Burney. She is a full time running start student and in her spare time likes to play soccer. She has a wide variety of hobbies including running, painting, singing, and gardening. She is the President of the Me to We club at WHS which is focused on community service. After high school she plans to study astrophysics, astrobiology or astrochemistry – since her all-time favorite subjects are math and chemistry. Ashley expressed in her princess application that she has grown up in Woodland and says it has taught her “the true meaning of community” through its traditions and how it is inclusive of everyone. Even though Woodland is growing, it is still holding onto traditions, which is very important to her.
Princess Jasmine Erickson is the daughter of Susana Anaya. She has assisted the Woodland community with the Back to School Bash; Make a Difference Day, Future Chefs, the Empty Bowl Project, Shop with a Cop and many projects sponsored by the Promise Church. Jasmine is involved in Girl Scouts, WHS Jazz choir and Skills USA. In her spare time she likes to cook, bake, sing, paint, and spend time with her family and friends. Jasmine remembers her Mom putting together a poster for her 2nd grade class to teach the other students why she doesn’t have hair. The teachers and students helped her feel welcomed and like she belonged. In her princess application Jasmine said that the Woodland community has helped her through so much and is home to her.
Princess Emersyn Finn is the daughter of Will and Heather Finn. She is an member of the WHS girls’ soccer team and lists one of her talents as juggling a soccer ball for long periods of time. Emersyn’s hobbies include golf, shopping, baking and being around friends and family. She enjoys attending community events and meeting new people. Emersyn had helped with the annual Make a Difference Day and Shop with a Cop. She has also helped coach youth soccer and basketball, along with being a youth basketball referee. In her princess application Emersyn stated that “The Woodland community represents home!” She feels like she is a part of a larger family, that feels like and extension of her own home, where long lasting memories and traditions have been created.