The Vernon Winter Carnival kicked off last night with the crowning of the new Queen Silver Star.
She is 16 year old Angitha Mriduraj, sponsored by Paradigm Naturopathic Medicine.
Miss Silver Star Rotary Mackenzie Kuziw was named Princess Silver Star and Miss Congeniality.
The Spirit award went to Miss Downtown Vernon Association Saira Abid.
Shen was also named Vernon Ambassador