Weekend pageant to select new Miss Rayne
The 2009 Miss Rayne competition, sponsored by the City of Rayne, will be held this weekend on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Rayne Civic Center.
The 6 p.m. program will be highlighted with the crowning of the new Miss Rayne
, with presentations by the outgoing 2008 honoree, Angelle Hollingsworth, who has well represented the City of Rayne during the past year of activities and programs.
Advance tickets costing $5 each are still on sale at the Bernard-Bertrand House and through Miss Rayne contestants for the event. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Young ladies competing for the title of Miss Rayne 2009 are:
Jasmine Daney Cook, 17-year-old daughter of Connie L. Cook and a senior at Rayne High School.
Morgan Ruth Daigle, 16-year-old daughter of Dr. Rowdy and Angela Daigle and a junior at North Vermilion High School.
Kayla Jane McFalls-Fontenot, 17-year-old daughter of Jimmy and Norellie McFalls-Fontenot and a senior at Rayne High School.
Dakota Henry, 16-year-old daughter of Ricky and Renee Henry and a junior at Notre Dame High School.
A special invitation is extended by the 2008 honoree Angelle Hollingsworth in her speech for the pageant as noted below:
Wow!! What a wonderful year it has been representing the City of Rayne. I have had so much fun traveling throughout the state. It has made me realize how wonderful my city truly is. Mr. Jimbo you are truly the best mayor. You represent the city with honor and integrity. You are so proud of our City, I know this because when the cleanest contest representatives came you spoke to them like we lived in the best city on Earth. Mrs. Lynn you do so much behind the scene for the city of Rayne. You are Mr. Jimbo’s right hand women. Thanks for everything you do.
Miss Elaine Sias, what can I say. Thank you for keeping me informed of up coming events. You do so much for the youth of Rayne. Your are such a truly amazing women. You travel throughout the United S tates with the NAUW, and represent the City of Rayne very well. I’m proud to say you are from my city. Congratulations on all your awards and good luck in the future, MAMA WOLF!!
Mom, what can I say you are truly a terrific women. You are the most hard working person I know. Thanks for always making me do my best. You are not only my mom, but you are my bestfriend. I’m glad God chose you to be my mom. I don’t know what I would do without you I love you.
Dad, you are one amazing dad. Thanks for always providing me with whatever I need. I am glad you are my dad. Thanks for making me into the person I am today.
Sara Elizabeth, I am so proud of you. Represent our city well as Miss Teen Rayne. Always remember that I love you no matter what. I know you will do well. I am so proud of you and I love you.
To my Grandparents, you both have traveled all over the state of Louisiana following me in all my endeavors. Oh, yeah thanks for all those good homemade Sunday lunches. Oh yeah Papa I never seen you so excited as you were when I won Miss Rayne. You are both amazing inside and out. I love you both and hope I have made you proud.
Nanny Stephanie and Parrain Tommy, thanks for always being there for my successes. Nanny thanks for taking pictures after I won Miss Rayne, and thanks for always making me try my hardest at everything. Parrain Tommy I hope your pretty girl has made you proud. Thanks to both of you and I love you.
To my director, Ms. Cheryl, thanks for keeping me informed about the events in the City of Rayne. You do an awesome job as the City of Rayne cultural director. I have enjoyed having you as my director. Thanks for everything.
2008 Miss Rayne