Alia Eryn Zilliox, 15, shows her dress to her classmates as they all dance together at the Knights of Columbus hall to traditional Mexican music.
Alia Eryn Zilliox, 15, gets her hair done the morning before the ceremony.
Alia Eryn Zilliox, 15 reads her vows at her Quinceañera at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Alia Eryn Zilliox wears her tiara, a gift from her grandparents.
Weeks before the Quinceañera, Alia Eryn Zilliox tries on her dress in Topeka.
Alia Eryn poses with her cake for a friend's photo.
Alia Eryn with her friends as the dancing nears the end of a long day of family and friends.
The last doll is used as a keepsake. The Quinceañera doll represents the last remnants of a child's youth; now Alia will focus on the things of a young lady.