Los Banos FFA elected four Sweetheart candidates at its January meeting.
"The four candidates and their family will work hard to dedicate their time in participating in the chapter's biggest fundraiser," according to a news release.
The freshman candidate is Emma Little, sophomore candidate is Stacia Teicheira, junior candidate is Jenna Gilardi and senior candidate is Danika Rocha, according to the release.
The four will be selling heart balloons through Feb. 8 for $3.50 each. Anyone interested in buying balloons from the candidates, should contact the agricultural department at Los Banos High School at (209) 826-1312.
The candidates will be competing to sell the most balloons in a bid to earn the 2013 FFA Sweetheart title and a scholarship.
"Los Banos FFA greatly appreciates the support it receives from the community," according to the release stated, "and hopes that you will make this Valentine's Day a memorable one by purchasing sweetheart balloons from the FFA."