The 2012 Chewelah Community Float was awarded the Sweepstakes Award for the Community/Volunteer Made category at its debut in Wenatchee’s Apple Blossom Festival May 5. Chewelah’s Distinguished Young Women representatives (pictured left to right) Atasha Edwards, Mallorie Powell, and Daniele Bradley accepted their first award of the season dressed as mermaids to fit the “Under the Sea” theme.

Lexie Powell photo