While the weather may have been a little rainy on April 11, the Daffodil Festival still spread some sunshine of its own throughout the four Pierce County cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting during the 82nd Annual Grand Floral Parade, in keeping with their theme for the festival year, “Shine Your Light with Service.”
Did all that bad weather deter any of the Daffodil Royalty from their big celebration? Not for Princess Emily Inskeep from Chief Leschi High School. “The rain can’t stop a good time!”
In fact, that storminess only heightened the appreciation the princesses had for those who still came out to support.
Princess Athena Sok, from Lincoln High School, was grateful for all those she knew along the parade routes. “I felt incredibly blessed and touched by the community that came to…