The Miss Rancho Jamul and Miss Teen Rancho Jamul pageant winners were crowned last Saturday, March 31 in the theater at Steele Canyon High School.
Stephanie Grecco was crowned Miss Rancho Jamul, and Gigi Gauthier was crowned Miss Teen Rancho Jamul.
Grecco is a 21-year-old student at Cuyamaca College, and is currently working toward her Associates Degree in Music Industry Studies. She plans to obtain her Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance. Stephanie enjoys singing, song writing, playing piano and guitar, and hopes to one day impact lives with the music she creates.
Gauthier is a 14-year-old freshman at Steele Canyon High School. She is a JV cheerleader and a member of the track team. After graduating from high school she will attend a university and pursue a career that involves helping others.
She is a member of SPRITES of East County, a mother/daughter philanthropic organization that has helped her receive the Gold Presidential volunteer award for completing over 250 hours of community service.
The Miss Rancho Jamul title has not been awarded for the past two years as
there was no one who was able to successfully hold the pageant. This year's
pageant was directed by Laura Boehmke, a teacher at Steel Canyon High School; Michelle Ditomaso, a former guidance counselor for the Grossmont Union High School District; and Alexandra Kuty, director of the and Miss Santee Pageants.
The panel of judges included Meredith Cooper, former Miss Bonita and Miss
Greater San Diego; Danny Grodecki, graphic and scenic designer for
SeaWorld; and Stephanie Kelly, KUSI News Prep Pigskin reporter.