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July 20 Classic Photo: Queen Of The Sweethearts

Editor’s Note: The July 20 Classic Photo, “Queen of The Sweethearts” featured a young woman dressed in a dress, cape and tiara, sitting atop a flowered throne, holding a bouquet. The explanation for this photo came in the form of a letter that we at The Nashville News received in the mail, and have reprinted here:

Dear Editors,

I am sure the “Queen of the Sweethearts” is the late Monica Konkel O’Rear.

I looked it up in my high school yearbook. She was crowned “Sweetheart Queen” in 1974-1975 at NCHS. She passed away from cancer a few years ago.

School Mate

and Friend,

Anita Bochantin