Spirit History

The tradition of the Spirit of Fiesta started in 1949, a complete listing of the Spirits follows. The Spirit of Fiesta is the visual representation of Fiesta, a goodwill ambassador to local residents and visitors alike.

1949-1951 Lia Parker image
1952-1954 Judy Summers (Ritchey)
1955-1956 Sally Sesto
1957 Mary McKim
1958 Sharon Dorsey (Liddel)
1959 Doris Bradshaw (Ralston)
1960 Yvonne Robles (Aceves)
1961 Paula Loe (McLemore)
1962 Betty Burton (Runyon)
1963 Beverly Tuttle
1964 Sandra Baker
1965 Martha Holsman
1966 Karen Curtis
1967 Gail Ann Furrow (Teixeira) image
1968 Laura Reynolds
1969 Lupita Brunette (Flores)
1970 Helen Hayes (Hemke)
1971 Victoria Ann Smith (Lemus)
1972 Jody Fleace (Rich)
1973 Darcy Castillo (Dunavan)
1974 Donna Tuttle
1975 Antoinette Lopez
1976 Jeanine Monarrez (Sanchez)
1977 Linda Cruz-Dann
1978 Jacqueline Villegas (Maclin)
1979 Sally Bass (Stallings)
1980 Cindy Simentalles (Romero)
1981 Victoria Blethen (Alfano)
1982 Rebecca Martinez
1983 Elizabeth Palmi (Pettit)
1984 Sharon Elizalde
1985 Jo Ellen Gomez
1986 Laura Garcia (Urzua)
1987 Maria Elena Jaimes
1988 Angelina Valenzuela
1989 Melissa Pulido (Robledo)
1990 Elia Valenzuela
1991 Rosa Pinedo
1992 Tamara Alonzo
1993 Jeneque Villa
1994 Felice Valenzuela
1995 Amy Mehta
1996 Monica Mendoza
1997 Ivett Cuevas
1998 Adriana Rey
1999 Chantille Lopez Marquez
2000 Beatrice Nuñez-Bellamy
2001 Marisol Cabrera
2002 Melissa Ornelas
2003 Pamela Lourant
2004 Erykah Guajardo
2005 Paloma Rios
2006 Asia McLaughlin
2007 Alina Rey
2008 Jessica Marquez
2009 Daniela Zermeño
2010 Erika Martin Del Campo
2011 Marisa Leon Haro
2012 Sabrina Ibarra
2013 Corrie Jimenez