Month-long lead up to 43rd Poultry Festival Queen's Coronation is kicked off

Welcome party, photo shoot for Queen's Court princesses, escorts & parents held Wednesday, Sept. 4

The 43rd Poultry Festival Queen’s Court activities are underway. Fourteen junior girls from area schools, and their escorts are participating in the activities this year.

Thank you to this year’s Queen’s Court Sponsors: Platinum Sponsor, High Roller Wells, LLC and Gold Sponsors, Dazzle Me Pink and Blue, Elite Hair Design and JML Management.

The Welcome Party and Photo Shoot was held on September 4th at the Community House. At this event, the Princesses, their escorts and a parent met for dinner and received information from the Committee. Center High School Culinary Arts students prepared a delicious taco bar for the dinner.

A fun social for the Princesses and Escorts will be held on September 10th at The Reserve. Several more fun events are scheduled including a Masquerade Ball, the Doo Dah Parade and a Mother/Daughter Brunch.

The Princesses also have several rehearsals on the schedule.

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 Children of the Court:

Harlow Hutchins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hutchins

Baylin Phelps, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Phelps

Presley Campbell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Justin Campbell

William Blackshear, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil Blackshear


Pageant Committee:

Caroline Corbell, Chairman

Haley Link

Sharisse McAdams

Shannell Ruiz

Jesse Wiggins

For more photographs from Tuesday evening's Welcome Party and Photo Shoot, please click on this link:

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935