Rice Queen represents Rice Festival at Orange Fest

The visiting queens had the opportunity to tour a nursery and pick oranges.

Queen Hensgens congratulates the newly crowned 67th Orange Queen Jade Duplessis.

Hailey brought home the first place prizes in both the orange peeling and the orange eating competitions.


Seventy-seventh International Rice Festival Queen Hailey Hensgens recently traveled to Buras to represent the Rice Festival at the 2013 Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival Queen’s Pageant and Queen’s Day events.

The Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, held in 2013 on Dec. 6-8, takes place annually the first full weekend in December.

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