Candidate: Yasmine Herrera
Parents: Amapro Gamino and Ulises Herera
Grandparents: Rita Chaez
Siblings: Ulises Herera-Gamino
Education: Williams Fine Art Magnet Elementary School; Chase Middle School and graduate of Topeka High School May 2018.
History (community involvement): Teacher's assistant for OLG School of Religion
Why she is running: Yasmine chose to run for Fiesta Queen as an opportunity to grow closer to her church.
Notable Facts / Future Goals: I attend Washburn Tech to be a Diesel Technician. My future goal is to be a Diesel Technician and to go into the military when I have completed my schooling.
Candidate: Eddie Alejandro Tiscareño Moncada
Parents: Marco Antonio Tiscareño Baltazar and Sandra Veronica Moncada Orona
Grandparents: Victor Moncada and Rosa Orona and Julian Tiscareño and Josefina Ball
Siblings: Priscila Tiscareño, Erick Tiscareño and Marco Tiscareño
Education: Loz Cid de Orozco Elementary School; Jardine Middle School and graduate of Highland Park High School May 2018
History (community involvement): Key Club, AUID, Varsity Soccer, Spanish Choir at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Topeka as well as at a church in Lawrence, Kansas
Why he is running: . is a believer that the money raised from Fiesta will allow students to have a better education.
Notable Facts / Future Goals: To become the first one in my family to graduate from college and become a police officer for the Topeka Police Department.
Fiesta Mexicana Royalty Candidate
We congratulate Yasmine Herrera, Dominic Rodriguez and Eddie Tiscareño (and their families) who volunteered to run for this year's Fiesta Royalty. We wish them well and pledge to support them along this journey.
Candidate: Dominic Michael Rodriguez
Parents: Victor and Regina Rodriguez
Grandparents: The Late Vincent Tetuan, Jr. and Mary Helen Tetuan and Victor Rodriguez Sr. and Ana Margarita Lambur
Siblings: Lourdes Bernadette Rodriguez and Victoria Mercedes Rodriguez
Education: Meadows Elementary Shool, Chase Middle School and graduate of Topeka High School May 2018.
History (community involvement): Altar Server since 6 years old; Eucharistic Minister; former Teacher's assistant for OLG School of Religion; member of Golden Gloves and Ballet Folklorico de Topeka
Why he is running: Dominic wishes to give back to his community by running for Fiesta King.
Notable Facts / Future Goals: Air Force - Active Duty