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Woman takes home $500 in Selena look-a-like contest

Posted: 8:12 PM, Mar 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-27 21:13:29-04

A woman from Abilene won $500 in a Selena look-alike contest in San Antonio.

The contest was held at Industry night club in San Antonio last Friday, along with a Selena sing-a-like contest.

The Cooper High School graduate, Maxine Hinojosa, shared a total of $1,000 in prize money that was split with second and third place.

“My mom always played her music in the car when I was younger. one that I most remember is the song ‘Dreaming Of You,'”  Hinojosa told NEWS4SA ,  “I’ve always been a Selena fan for as long as I can remember. I always thought she was so beautiful and her smile always moved me.”

She also said that she loved the Selena movie growing up.