Applefest King Bruce Dickman and Queen Connie Rozman (back row center) were chosen because of essays written by fourth-graders Owen Beckner (left) and Mary Kara Wanstrath (right). Four young royals were selected at Saturday's pageant: (front row from left) Miss Apple Blossom Paislee Pennington and Mr. Apple Bud Graham Hofer, both kindergartners; Princess Apple Dumpling Dakota Thornburg and Prince Apple Jack Brady Horstman, both second-graders.