Barnum Fest picks Tom Thumb, Lavinia Warren

Introducing your 2016 Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren! Sophia Atehortua, 9 a third-grade student at Multicultural Magnet School in Bridgeport was chosen to portray Lavinia Warren, and Malcolm Dennis, 10, a fourth grade-grade student at Curiale School will join the 2016 Ringmaster’s Royal Family and preside over all festival events. The winners were selected by a panel of judges during a competition held yesterday at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. Congratulations Sophia and Malcolm!