Cicero Elects New Queen/Señorita Cicero 2016

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The Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee announced the new Queen Señorita Cicero 2015-16 19 year-old and Morton College student Amber Moreno. First runner up was 18 year-old Cynthia Dorantes and second was 20 year-old Jasmine Salgado. This year’s pageant theme was the portrayal of strong and powerful Mexican female historical legends, folkloric characters, and ancient Aztec goddess who have contributed and influenced Mexican history, social traditions, and culture.

Miss Cicero 2015-16, Amber Moreno will make multiple appearances throughout the year in Cicero and the Chicagoland area. On September 18th, Moreno will then officially open Cicero’s Mexican Independence Day festivities with the annual parade and “El Grito” on Sunday night at 34th Street & Laramie Ave. Pageant panel of judges were Israel Silva, Chairman of the Miss Illinois Latina Association, Former Miss DuPage County 2001, and Miss Illinois contestant Tobin Finwall-Baum, Former Miss Arab USA 2011 Christina Rafidia, and Business women, publisher of Latino Entertainment Magazine, and model Claudia Montanez. The Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee Organization would like thank the Town of Cicero. President Larry Dominick, the Board of trustees and our sponsors for their support to bring this important event to our community.

(Photo: Miss Cicero 2015-16 Amber Moreno)

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