Krewe of Atlantis Ball presents ‘Meaux Town’ Ball
The Krewe of Atlantis celebrated its annual pageant and ball January 9, 2010 at the Rayne Civic Center in Rayne. The theme for this year’s ball was “Meaux Town Comes to Mardi Gras.”
Gina Brasseaux-Credeur served as ball mistress. Gina is married to Robert Credeur. She is a graduate of LSU at Eunice and is employed as a radiographer at Stafford Health Care Clinics. She is also a representative of Primerica Financial Services. She is a member of ASRT and LSRT.
Serving as narrator was Lori Meaux Steele of WBRZ Television in Baton Rouge.
Reigning as Queen Hera XIII was Donna Lanclos. Donna is married to Russell Lanclos and is the mother of Jacob Hooper and Matthew Lanclos, and is stepmother to Russell Lanclos, Sandy Kilgore, and Randy Lanclos. She shares three grandchildren with her husband, Brandon Kimbrough, Katie Kilgore, and Logan Lanclos.
Donna is employed by the Lafayette Parish School System. She received her master’s of Science Degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Krewe of Atlantis, holding the position of President. She was Royal Maid in 2007 and 2008. Donna is also a member of Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools and the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners.
Queen Hera XIII wore a sleeveless royal blue ball gown with embellished applique jeweled neckline with an A-line chiffon skirt. She was escorted by her husband Russell Lanclos.
Serving as one of four royal maids was Becky Brasseaux, Grand Marshal of the Scott Parade. Becky is married to Elus Brasseaux, Jr. and is the mother of two daughters, Gina Brasseaux-Credeur married to Robert Credeur, and Ivy Maria Brasseaux.
She employed by St. Theresa Catholic Church in Duson. She is a graduate of Acadiana High School. Becky is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Krewe of Atlantis. She has served as Treasurer for two years in the past. She was Royal Maid in 2004 and 2005. Also she was Queen Hera XI in 2008.
Becky wore a royal purple satin ball gown accented with rinestones and a chiffon overlay and matching sash. She was escorted by her husband Elus Brasseaux, Jr.
Cindy LeBlanc served as a royal maid and Grand Marshal of the Courir de Mardi Gras. Cindy is employed at the Diocese of Lafayette in the Development Office.
Cindy is a graduate of Rayne High School and attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Cindy is a charter member of the Krewe of Atlantis and has served on the board as president, vice president and member at large. She served as ball mistress in 1997, Royal Maid in 2001 and 2005. She was Queen Hera X in 2007. She is a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, serving as a Lector. She is the Regent of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court 2325, Scott.
Cindy wore a emerald green floor length a-line velvet gown. It featured a Queen Anne Neckline and dramatic drape in the back. She was escorted by her Brother-in-law, Brian Vidrine.
Grand Marshal of the Chick-a-la-pie and another royal maid was Pam Bergeron. Pam is married to Troy Bergeron and is the mother of two children, Christian Graffagnino and Blake Bergeron. She has five grandchildren, Antonio Graffagnino, Charlie Graffagnino, Gracie Bergeron, Gavin Bergeron, and Gibson Bergeron.
Pam is self-employed with Premier Designs Jewelry. She is a graduate of Rayne High School and is a member of the Scott Business Association, and Jumelage-French Twinning Committee.
Pam has served on the Board of Directors for the Krewe of Atlantis. She is a charter member and was Royal Maid in 1999 and 2006. She was also ball mistress in 1998.
Pam wore a gold satin halter neckline slip style ball gown enhanced with a chiffon overlay and a mini train. She was escorted by her husband, Troy Bergeron.
Serving as Grand Marshal of the Independent Parade and royal maid was Mary Dugas. She is married to Caffery Dugas II and is the mother of three children, Maureen Dugas-Foster, Caffery C.J. Dugas III, and Molli Lynn-Marie Dugas. She is grandmother to Aidan James Foster.
Mary is employed by the Lafayette Parish School System and FRAN the Van. She is a graduate of Nichols State University. Mary is also a member of the Krewe of Olympus and Ladies of Olympus. She is serving on the Board of Directors of the Krewe of Atlantis as Secretary. She is also a catechism teacher.
She wore a red ball gown with a sequined v-neckline top and a pleated skirt with matching scarf. She was escorted by her husband, Caffery Dugas, II.