Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at 2:51 pm in Lafayette.
Long-time Lafayette resident Kristina Owyoung, 26, is one of 12 finalists in the Miss Chinatown USA 2010 competition.
The live competition will take place next Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the event range in price from $35-65 and can be purchased at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco.
Owyoung grew up in Lafayette and attended Springhill Elementary School, Stanley Middle School and Acalanes High School. After going away to UCLA for college, she has returned to Lafayette where she currently lives.
Voting for the event’s TVB Choice competition is being done online at http://tvbusa.100for1.com/candidate.html. Kristina is number eight on the voting website.