Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival President, Tom Scully, has announced that Jazmyn “Jazz” Dorsett has accepted the role of Queen Shenandoah LXXXV-Designate for the 2012 Festival. Jazz Dorsett is the 20-year old daughter of Tony Dorsett, and his lovely wife, Janet, of Dallas, Texas. Tony Dorsett is a sports legend of the highest order, best known for his career at the University of Pittsburgh; and, his long successful involvement with the Dallas Cowboys.
Jazz Dorsett completed her first year of college at Oklahoma State University where she was a member of the women’s basketball team. She is currently in the midst of a transfer year, hoping, in the fall, to continue her athletic career on the women’s basketball team at a new school and, planning to continue her academic studies in marketing and the fashion industry. Jazz is a member of the National Charity League, a mother/daughter volunteer organization; and, she is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Outside of basketball Jazz says that she enjoys “music, movies, shopping and spending time with her family and friends.”
Best chances for the public to see Queen Shenandoah LXXXV will be at her Coronation at Handley High School at 1:30pm on Friday, May 4th and, when she makes her signature ride on the “Trail of Pink Petals” at the Grand Feature Parade at 1:30pm, Saturday afternoon, May 5th