2019 Poultry Festival Queen's Court Masquerade Ball was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 17
The Masquerade Ball of the 2019 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen's Court scholarship pageant was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 17, at Center Country Club.
The event featured Queen's Court Princesses and their escorts for an evening of dinner and dancing.
The Coronation will be held on September 28th at 6:00 pm at Center High School Cafetorium. General admission will be $5. Tables and reserved seats may be purchased through the Chamber of Commerce at 598-3682.
The 2019 Princesses and their Escorts:
Tatum Mettauer, escorted by Jase Bird (Center)
Ashleigh McKim, escorted by Brandon Shields (Joaquin)
Azsahlia Cartwright, escorted by X’Zavier Cartwright (Shelbyville)
CaDayasia Garrett, escorted by Jakory Standley (Shelbyville)
Kristen Orsak, escorted by Logan Williams (Center)
Naquila Barnes, escorted by Slade Smith (Shelbyville)
Taylor Horton, escorted by Jake Hanson (Center)
Paige Estes, escorted by Tyler Fountain (Tenaha)
Kennedy Bush, escorted by Jake Liker (Center)
Morgan Jefferson, escorted by Colton Crawford (Shelbyville)
Brooklinn Penning, escorted by Colton Kimbrough (Joaquin)
Kaitlin Williams, escorted by Garren Dubea (Center)
Camryn Crouch, escorted by Jack Callen Watlington (Center)
Katelyn Duvon, escorted by Mason Perry (Center)
The reigning East Texas Poultry Festival Queen, Abigail Hooper, will crown her successor on Saturday, September 28th on stage at Center High School.
The Queen's Court is comprised of young ladies entering their junior year in a Shelby County high school with a grade point average of 85 or above.
The East Texas Poultry Festival Queen's Court program encompasses a month of activities. The committee creates informational events for the candidates and their escorts to participate in to develop their interpersonal skills. The program develops responsibility, etiquette, interview skills, conversation skills and their individual personality in varied settings.
The Queen's Court season is made possible in part by Platinum Sponsor, High Roller Wells, LLC. Gold Sponsors for the Queen’s Court season are Dazzle Me Pink & Blue, Elite Hair Designs and JML Management.
The 43rd East Texas Poultry Festival is presented by Farmers State Bank. Festival Gold Sponsors are the City of Center, Drewery Construction, Pilgrims Pride and Tyson Foods.