Miss Orange County
The Miss Orange County Scholarship Pageant has a beautiful Pechanga Descendant, Elizabeth Sartuche as it's representative this year!
Doing her Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians ancestors proud, 22 year old Elizabeth Sartuche, the new Miss Orange County represented her family and her ancestors well by being selected the winner
She's been successful in the pageant circuit with musical talents and an outgoing spirit and of course, her beauty. This is an open competition and entrants from all over California and will compete/participate in the Miss CA pageant in June, if she wins that, she will compete in the Miss America Pageant.
Elizabeth is descended from Pechanga's Manuela Miranda Lucy Moreno, and Fred Sartuche, SR and proud mother Lorna. We've posted on the Manuela Miranda's descendants since this blog's beginning and she is proof positive that her Native American ancestors have instilled a pride in effort.
WELL DONE ELIZABETH