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2017 Queen of Snows Candidates

Hamline alumnae Elaina Hamann and Keyah Adams are candidates for the 2017 Aurora Queen of the Snows. The St. Paul Winter Carnival coronation is on January 27, 2017 during which time the queen, princesses, and other members of the royal family are selected.

The winners will make 200 to 300 appearances at events including festivals, carnivals, and parades throughout the year. The criteria for selection includes previous experience, communication skills, public speaking skills, and poise appearance.

Hamann studied education and social studies and since graduation taught for St. Paul Public Schools and started a nonprofit. Adams studied anthropology, forensic science, and criminal justice at Hamline, and currently works as en engraver at Things Remembered.

As candidates for the Queen of the Snows, Hamann and Adams were both required to make 20 event appearances before the coronation.