Every year young men and women compete to be chosen at the newest . From March to July candidates spend their time volunteering, learning new skills, meeting many amazing people, learning about Richfield, and interviewing to see who will be chosen as the new ambassadors. Generous local businesses sponsor these candidates so they can partake in the program.
Three older candidates, ages 17-22, and two younger candidates, K-2nd grade, are chosen to spend a year representing Richfield and the 4th of July Celebration. They travel all over Minnesota as a goodwill ambassador. They also spend many hours volunteering in Richfield and other cities.
Over the next few weeks, this blog will feature pictures and a little information about each candidate. Each junior candidate is paired up with an older candidate as their little brother/sister and will be featured together. See if you can figure out who the judges will choose ...
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Mitzi Aguilar, a senior at , will attend Normandale Community College this fall. There she hopes to possibly study both psychology and potography. She is involved in several activities, including soccer, softball, and cheerleading. She is proud to be a peer educator for Que Onda, a program that educates people about safe sex and healthy relationships.
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Holland, the daughter of Dustin and Kazia Juell, recently completed second-grade at the . Her favorite thing about the 4th of July is spending time with her family. She would like to be a junior ambassador because she would like to help people in her city. Holland’s favorite place in Richfield is her school because she likes math.
For more information on the ambassador program, visit the Richfield Hometown 4th of July's website.