Weekend pageants named new Frog Festival queens
RAYNE - Not one, but four beautiful young ladies were named new Rayne Frog Festival royalty on Saturday, Sept. 28, during the 2013 Frog Festival Queen’s Pageants.
The annual events were again held at the Rayne Civic Center.
Crowned the 2013 Rayne Frog Festival Queen was Ashlee Marie Guilbeau, 18-year-old daughter of Clyde and Karen Guilbeau of Lafayette.
She is a freshman at UL-Lafayette and was sponsored for the pageant by her parents.
Ashlee was crowned by the outgoing queen, Brittney Reed, and presented her awards by Rayne Frog Association Pageant Chairman Angie Broussard and Frog Festival Chairman Jimmy Prevost.
Frog Festival Queen First Maid and Miss Congeniality was Taylor Hollier, 19-year-old daughter of Sammy and Paula Hollier of Rayne. She represented the city of Rayne for the pageant.
Stephanie Marie Averitt was named Second Maid to the Frog Festival Queen. She is the 20-year-old daughter of Gary and Tina Averitt of Leesville and was sponsored for the pageant by Averitt Transport, LLC.
Frog Festival Teen Queen
Caroline Ann Bergeron, 16-year-old daughter of Frank and Dawn Bergeron of Rayne, was named the new Frog Festival Teen Queen during the weekend pageants.
She is a junior at Rayne High School and was crowned by last year’s honoree, Victoria Richard. Making her presentations were Rayne Frog Association Pageant Co-Chairman Nikki Link and Frog Festival Chairman Jimmy Prevost.
Teen First Maid was Stacey Renee Knott, 16-year-old daughter of Marius and Margaret Knott of Arnaudville.
Cassie Kay Aloisio was named Teen Second Maid. She is the 14-year-old daughter of Mico and Anna Aloisio of Morgan City.
Teen Third Maid was Toria Paige Veillon, 16-year-old daughter of Kevin and Dalayne Veillon of Ville Platte.
Presented the Teen Miss Congeniality banner was Lexie Payge Comeaux, 15-year-old daughter of Seth and Chelsea Comeaux of Arnaudville.
Completing the group of teen beauties were Summer Landry of Youngsville, Destanee Breaux of Breaux Bridge, Catherine Elise Castille of Crowley, and Corinne Juliet Doucet of Rayne.
Frog Festival Ms. Queen
Haley Willis of Creole was crowned the 2013-2014 Frog Festival Ms. Queen to complete the evening of pagentry.
She was sponsored for the event by her family while she represented Cameron and awarded by Brittney Reed, outgoing Frog Festival Queen, Rayne Frog Association Pageant Chairman, and Frog Festival Jimmy Prevost.
The 24-year-old beauty is the daughter of John and Recia Willis and is employed as the office secretary for the Cameron Parish Waterworks and Fire Department.
Named Ms. First Maid was Dana Dupree Fontenot of Rayne. The 29-year-old Rayne native was sponsored for the event by Bayou State Marine.
Completing the Ms. Queen court members was Miss Congeniality and Second Maid Shawna Joseph, 35-year-old resident of Washington. She was sponsored by RJ Tree Works.
Frog Festival Junior Queen
During a morning pageant held at the Civic Center, Payton Broussard was crowned the 2013 Frog Festival Junior Queen.
Payton is the 11-year-old daughter of Stuart and Angie Broussard of Rayne and a sixth grade student at Rayne Catholic Elementary. She was crowned by last year’s honoree, Alyssa Morgan.
Named First Maid was Kailey Blair Hollier, 10-year-old daughter of Sammy and Paula Hollier of Crowley.
Named Second Maid was Kyleigh Rhose Curlee, 10-year-old daughter of Shane and Kristy Curlee of Roanoke.
The pageant was again sponsored by ladies of the Preceptor Alpha Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi for young ladies 10, 11 and 12 years old.
The newly crowned 2013-14 Miss Rayne, Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, welcomed everyone to the City of Rayne and extended a special invitation to everyone to attend the 2013 Frog Festival this November.
Also in attendance were approximately 100 visiting queens from throughout the state, each representing her fair and festival.
Also honored during the pageant was the newly named 2013 Frog Festival Grand Marshal, Brian Seth Mouton. He was presented a special keepsake by RFFA committee member Frances Bihm and Chairman Jimmy Prevost.