Rose Parade Queen and Court Visit Cal Poly Pomona


Rose Parade Queen and Court Visit Cal Poly Pomona
President Michael Ortiz and Betty Ortiz gather with the 2007 Rose Court.
Rose Queen Mary McCluggage, 18, is a resident of Pasadena and attends Flintridge Prep School.
Polynesian dancers perform during the 2007 Rose Court's visit to Cal Poly Pomona.

The 2007 Rose Queen Mary McCluggage and the six princesses of the Tournament of Roses Royal Court recently visited the Cal Poly Pomona campus.

The 2007 Royal Court learned more about the long-standing Cal Poly Universities Rose Float tradition as well as met Rose Float students, university administrators, faculty and staff.

The Nov. 16 event began with a luncheon at The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch, where each court member shared their backgrounds, personal experiences in the selection process and involvement with the Tournament of Roses.

In addition, Rose Float Club and Committee members were given an entertaining history of the Cal Poly float project and highlights of new developments in the current year's float plans.

Rose Queen Mary McCluggage, 18, is a resident of Pasadena and attends Flintridge Preparatory School.

The 2007 princesses are:

  • Christina Barsamian, 17, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy      
  • Aneesah Giroux, 17, John Marshall Fundamental High School      
  • Sue Park, 16, La Canada High School      
  • Blair Ramirez, 17, La Salle High School      
  • Kaitlin Terpstra-Sweeney, 18, Pasadena City College      
  • Danielle Vine, 17, Pasadena High School      

The 2007 Cal Poly Universities float, “Arctic Antics,” marks the 59th consecutive time students fromthe Pomona and San Luis Obispo campuses will provide an entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade.