Who's Who in Hercules: Domonique Jones
, Miss Hercules

Herculeans introduce themselves and talk about the Dynamic City.

Name: Domonique Jones

Title: Miss Hercules

Age: 16

Sign: Virgo

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.

Lisa Sheeran May 23, 2011 at 04:13 PM
Congratulations, Domonique!
William Wilkins May 23, 2011 at 04:44 PM
I was most impressed by the maturity and poise of this young lady. She is well deserving of the honor and know that she will represent the city well. Congratulations to you.
RBlanco May 23, 2011 at 06:28 PM
Well deserved! Congratulations Dominique from the Blanco Family!
Althea Hathaway May 24, 2011 at 01:10 AM
Richard, This is so fabulous, you have put us on the map! Bless your heart for supporting our lovely young ladies in such a positive activity. And please, I really want to know what n'hood does winner, Miss Domonique represent? This assurance of full inclusion is an outstanding feature of this fine, city-wide event. Thank you kindly.
Queen moe May 24, 2011 at 02:51 AM
Im so proud of you Domonique. You made your aunti very happy and I know there is more to come!
Kim May 24, 2011 at 05:58 AM
The one photo looks like she represents Promenade.
Domonique Jones May 24, 2011 at 06:17 PM
Thank you Ms. Sheeran for the support.
Domonique Jones May 24, 2011 at 06:20 PM
Thank you Blanco Family, also congratulations to Gabriella for winning the miss photogenic award.
Domonique Jones May 24, 2011 at 06:21 PM
Thank you Mr. Wilkins, I will represent the city in a positive manner.
Domonique Jones May 24, 2011 at 06:23 PM
Thank you, and yes this is just the beginning.
Domonique Jones May 24, 2011 at 06:24 PM
Yes, I represent the community of Promenade, but I will represent the entire city of Hercules to the best of my ability.
Domonique Jones May 24, 2011 at 06:24 PM
Hi Ms. Hathaway, I represent the community of Promenade as well as the entire city of Hercules.


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