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Spring is in the air, so is selection of Rose Festival Court

This month’s spring-like weather reminds us that it’s the kick-off of Rose Festival princess season.

Selection of the princesses began Tuesday afternoon, March 3, at St. Mary’s High School in Portland. It continues until March 20, when Franklin High School selects its princess.

The 2015 Rose Festival Court presented by Unitus Community Credit Union begins training in April for public appearances in May before the festival’s official opening Memorial Day weekend. Only 15 young women from across the region will be selected for the court.

Here is the princess selection schedule:

• St Mary’s, Tuesday, March 3. St. Mary’s court princess is 17-year-old senior Devon Thompson. She is the daughter of Keli and Robert Thompson.

• Madison, Wednesday, March 4.

• Lincoln, Thursday, March 5.

• Central Catholic, Friday, March 6.

• Parkrose, Monday, March 9.

• David Douglas, Tuesday, March 10.

• Jefferson, Wednesday, March 11.

• Benson, Thursday, March 12.

• Wilson, Friday, March 13.

• Cleveland, Monday, March 16.

• Roosevelt, Tuesday, March 17.

• Metro East/West, World Trade Center 2 auditorium, Wednesday, March 18.

• Grant, Thursday, March 19.

• Franklin, Friday, March 20.