Crown Bearer this year is Mathew Williamson, son of Bob and Heli Williamson of Svensen. He just finished fourth grade at Hilda Lahti Elementary School in Knappa. Mathew is involved in football and enjoys collecting military memorabilia along with stamps and coins. He likes to ride his motorcycle around the back yard and when bored, he teases his two older sisters, Marika and Maraija. Mathew's grandparents are Olavi and Soilikki Nauha of Kalajoki, Finland, and Robert and Patricia Williamson of Svensen.