2018 Fiesta Especial Royal Court Candidates
During the 2018 Fiesta season, the Fiesta Especial® Royal Court will represent Fiesta Especial® in the community demonstrating to others the abilities of all individuals to achieve their dreams...bringing visibility to the leadership and contributions individuals with disabilities make in our community each day.
The Fiesta Especial® Royal Court program is a leadership and life skills development program for individuals with all types of cognitive, physical and sensory disabilities.
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Tommy is a kind and loving person. He is always happy and enjoys socializing. Tommy volunteers as an usher at St. Anthony de Padua Church, and is a business partner in his brother’s gourmet food company. When he was asked why he wanted to participate on the fiesta Especial Royal Court he responded, “ I love San Antonio! I love FIESTA! I like handing out the metals each year! I want to be part of it!”
Laura has accomplished many of her dreams such as publishing her first children's book called “Meet Genevive” and graduating from the Academy of Morgans Wonderland. When asked why she wanted to participate on the Fiesta Especial Court , she responded that she wanted show everyone that anything is possible, Autism has not stopped her from having big dreams but has allow her to look at life with her heart not her eyes.
He gently encourages shy friends to dance with him and helping them out of their comfort zone. Julian loves to share happiness with others for that reason, Julian wanted looked forward to being part of the Fiesta Especial Royal Court, “ I like to make people happy by dancing and laughing”.
She loves to be around people especially meeting and greeting them with a smile and a hug. Jordan is very involved with bible study, Sunday school and other activities in her community’s church. She also enjoys participating in the Special Olympics and being a member of the The Ferrari Kids organization.
Alex is very social and friendly. He gives back to his community by helping his elderly neighbors with the garden, taking out the trash and also volunteers at SA Basura Bash.
December 10th, 2017: Fiesta Especial Royal Court Reveal - will take place at La Hacienda from 4:30pm - 8:30pm. $30/person (children under 6 are free). Live music, food and fun for the whole family.
February 7th, 2018: Fiesta Especial® Royal Court Coronation will take place at TBD from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. $35 Admission includes admission and reception.
March 24th, 2018: Fiesta Especial® Royal Court Meet & Greet will take place at Aggie Park from 3pm - 7pm. Free and open to the public, this is a wonderful opportunity to meet the 2018 Royal Court. Activities for kids! Bake Sale! Fiesta Fun!
April 24th, 2018: Fiesta Especial® Celebration Day will take place in Alamo Dome Lot C from 10am - 3pm. Advanced Registrations Required. Free to individuals with disabilities and their companions.
April 21st, 2018: Fiesta Especial® Royalty Run 5K & Parade will take place starting at the City Hall in Windcrest at 8am & 10am respectively. The parade is free to spectators.