Name: Domonique Jones
Title: Miss Hercules
Student: Hercules Middle High School junior, graduates June 2012
Plans for College: I plan to attend UC Berkeley. I will obtain a major in legal studies and a minor in psychology.
What are your hobbies?
I participated in the track and field team. I am on the dance team at my church, and I will be on the editorial board for the Hercules High yearbook next year.
When did your family move to Hercules?
My grandmother moved to Hercules in 1977 and my family has been here since.
Why did they choose Hercules?
My family enjoyed that it was small and developing.
What is your favorite thing about living in the city?
I enjoy the diversity of the city. We are definitely a melting pot of various cultures that is visibly present in the community.
What would you most like to change about Hercules?
I would not change anything about Hercules, but I would put an extra emphasis on education in our community. I would want to assure a solid educational atmosphere for the youth, who are our future. We have exceptional schools and are underrated.
What are a few of your top duties of Miss Hercules?
As Miss Hercules I will represent the city of Hercules. I will also become a role model to the youth in the community.
What is the most exciting thing(s) about holding the title of Miss Hercules? I am most excited that I will be a role model to the young girls who live in Hercules and the surrounding communities. I would like to show them that physical beauty is not as important as they might think because beauty fades with time. I am also excited that I will have the honor of representing the City of Hercules in a positive manner.