Meet the 2011 Doo Dah Parade Queen

After all the singing, silliness and tomfoolery, we finally have a Doo Dah Queen.

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Terry Miller
Meet the 2011 Doo Dah Parade Queen, "Red Rosie."
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Terry Miller
We weren't kidding when we said it takes a lot of gusto to become Queen of the Doo Dah Parade. (Pictured: file photo of Doo Dah contestants)
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Jonathan Scott
Dozens of hopefuls tried this year, but only one can be queen.
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Terry Miller
Meet the 2011 Doo Dah Parade Queen, "Red Rosie."
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Patricia Hurley
The 17-year-old Alverno High School student transformed from a "demure Catholic school pupil into a red-lipsticked, red-caped Wonder Woman," according to organizers.
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Terry Miller
In addition to her "saucy metamorphosis," Rosie (real name: Rosalind Schoen) won over more than 30 judges with her performance of "The Man Upstairs."
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Terry Miller
"I wish I could put this in my college application. It's one of those dreams-come-true you never expect," Schoen said.
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Doo Dah Parade
See the queen, her royal court (the runners-up) and the rest of the silliness in Pasadena on April 30 at 11 a.m. for the 2011 Doo Dah Parade.
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