She moved to Arizona later when she was 12 and went to Desert Vista High School which is a public school in Phoenix.
She had not heard about the event before this.
Education: Desert Vista High School.
She also dressed up as Rikku at the same convention.
The producers of the show reportedly published fake reports of her rivalry with the star of the show Yaya Han for triggering the ratings of the show.
Revealing costumes and loud makeups was to become her trademark later.
For that, as much as anything else, you should be ashamed of yourself.