SALT LAKE CITY — Anastasia Haner of Riverdale has been crowned queen of the Days of '47 for 2019 by the International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
Haner's first attendant is Carli Sorenson and second attendant is Emilie Clark. The Days of '47 royalty were crowned during a pageant at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Conference Center Little Theater Saturday evening.
Scholarships were awarded to the royalty, including $3,000 for the queen and $2,500 for the attendants.
Haner is set to graduate in May in accredited midwifery studies.
Sorensen, from Springville, has a degree from Utah Valley University in hospitality management.Comment on this story
Clark, from West Haven, is studying human resource management at Utah Valley University.
The pageant featured 27 contestants from Idaho and Utah. All competing women, between the ages of 18 and 25, must be a descendant of a Utah pioneer who came into or was born in Utah between July 24, 1847, and May 10, 1869.
Throughout the year, the crowned royalty will attend about 70 events for the Days of '47 and the International Society of Daughters of Utah Pioneers to speak at youth, church and civic organizations.