WWU student who grew up in Bellingham crowned Miss Seattle

Kimball Gainor was crowned Miss Seattle in November, according to her mother, Carole Gainor. Kimball grew up in Bellingham and is a senior at Western Washington University. She was sponsored by the Bellingham Food Bank.

She was the overall winner in interview, swimsuit, and evening gown, and performed a figure skating routine onstage to take the title. She won three scholarship awards totaling $2,450 and entry to the Miss Washington program next summer.