Mrs. San Juan County crowned second runner up at Mrs. New Mexico competition
Mrs. San Juan County Summer Jakino-Whistle, left; Mrs. New Mexico 2015 Amanda Ponce; and Mrs. Albuquerque Marie Alarid pose on June 27 after the 2015 Mrs. New Mexico Pageant at the African American Performing Arts Center and Exhibition Hall in Albuquerque. Ponce, of Hobbs, won the title and will compete at the national Mrs. America pageant in August. Alarid was the first runner-up. Jakino-Whistle, of Farmington, was the second runner-up in the competition and also won "Best in Swimsuit" and was the "Director's Choice."