Mystic Krewe de St. Denis announces Maids and Dukes

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The Mystic Krewe de Saint Denis is pleased to announce the Maids and Dukes that will be presented during the 43rd Tableau and Ball, set for Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Natchitoches Event Center. The theme for this year’s presentation is “Sequins, Bow Ties, and Broadway.”

The six Maids being presented include:

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Renea Elizabeth Cunningham, the daughter of Krewe members Mr. and Mrs. Roger Murray Cunningham. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Payne Cunningham Sr., the late Marva Glover Cunningham and Mr. and Mrs. Alex Ray Penny. Renea is a senior at St. Mary’s High School where she has been an active member of BETA, LEO club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, Student Council and the Golf Team. She is a member of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Renea is a past Princess and Lady-in-Waiting for the Mystic Krewe de St. Denis. Her duke will be her father.

Ragan Jade Hale, the daughter of Krewe members Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kent Hale. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Mary Ellen Wright, Mr. Carl Hale, Ms. Joyce Bonner and Dr. Simeon Wall Sr. Ragan is a senior at St. Mary’s High School where she is a member of BETA, Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and National Honor Society. She is a member of the Varsity Softball team receiving All District and All State honors, and the Varsity Basketball team receiving All District honors. She is a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and the Summer Dance Committee. Ragan is a past Princess and Lady-in-Waiting for the Mystic Krewe de St. Denis. She will be escorted by her father.

Emily Grace Maggio, the daughter of Krewe members Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Christopher Maggio.  She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vincent Maggio Sr., Mrs. Betty Worthy Zeagler and the late Mr. James Henry Zeagler.  Emily is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.  She is the Varsity Cheer Captain, Senior Class President, Lady Tigers Basketball Captain and Varsity Tennis Team Captain. Emily is a member of BETA, LEO, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Future Business Leaders of America. She is a member of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Emily attended Louisiana Youth Seminar and Louisiana Girls State. She is a past Princess and Lady-in-Waiting for the Mystic Krewe de St. Denis. Emily will be escorted by her father.

Isabella Grace Peluso, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Peluso. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Wayne Peluso, Ms. Susan Eichmann and Mr. and Mrs. Tim Felchle. Isabella is a senior at St. Mary’s High School where she is a Varsity Cheerleader and BETA Secretary. She is a member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is a Member-at-Large of the Student Council. Isabella is a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.  She will be escorted by Krewe member Mark Timothy Massia.

Mary Anna Scruggs, the daughter of Krewe members Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Henry Scruggs. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Scruggs and the late Mr. and Mrs. Garland H. Johnson, Sr. Mary Anna attends St. Mary’s High School where she is the Varsity Cheer Lieutenant. She is a member of the St. Mary’s Cross Country, Track, and Tennis teams. Mary Anna is BETA Vice President, National Honor Society President, LEO President and a Student Council Representative.  She is a member of Future Business Leaders of America and Fellowship of Christian Athletes/Pro Life. She is a member of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and Holy Cross LifeTeen. Mary Anna is a member of the St. Pat’s Dance Committee and Calico Belles. She is a past Princess and Lady-in-Waiting for the Mystic Krewe de St. Denis. She will be escorted by her father.

Sarah Christine Stamey, the daughter of Krewe members Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bath Stamey. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pope and Mrs. Joe Bath Stamey and the late Mr. Owen Stamey. Sarah is a senior at St. Mary’s High School where she is the Student Council President and Yearbook Editor-in-Chief. She is the National Honor Society Vice President, Basketball Statistician and BETA Chaplain. Sarah is a member of Future Business Leaders of America. She received the Masonic Award and was voted the 2019 St. Mary’s Homecoming Queen. Sarah is a past Princess and Lady-in-Waiting for the Mystic Krewe de St. Denis. She will be escorted by her father.

The six Dukes being presented are as follows:

Roger Murray Cunningham graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University. He is a partner in Thomas, Cunningham, Broadway and Todtenbier CPAs. Roger’s hobbies including working outdoors, hunting, and playing golf. He is married to the former Rachel Penny and they have three children: Reagan Spencer, Ryan Alexander and Renea Elizabeth.

Richard Kent Hale graduated from Northwestern State University and is currently the President and CEO of BOM Bank. Ken’s hobbies include duck and deer hunting, reading, exercising and watching Ragan play basketball and softball. He is married to the former Shannon Wall and they have three children: Dylan Wardlow, Drake Simeon and Ragan Jade.

Dr. Joseph Christopher Maggio received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern State University. He was awarded his doctoral degree from Grambling State University. Chris is currently the President of Northwestern State University. His hobbies include running and spending time with his family. He is married to the former Jennifer Zeagler and they have three children: Melanie Marie, Scott Michael and Emily Grace.

Mark Timothy Massia graduated from Northwestern State University and earned the MBA from Louisiana Tech University. He is currently the Vice President of Lott Oil Company. He enjoys coaching children’s athletics and playing tennis. Mark is married to the former Jenny Kendrick and they have two children: William Joseph Rogers and Margaret Grace Massia.

Samuel Henry Scruggs graduated from Louisiana Tech University. He is the Owner/Manager of Winn Premium Finance Company. Sammy’s hobbies include running, scuba diving, and reading.  He is married to the former Connie Johnson and they have two children: Thomas Michael and Mary Anna.

Joseph Bath Stamey graduated from Northwestern State University and earned his Juris Doctorate from Tulane University. He is an attorney and partner of Stamey and Miller, LLC. His hobbies include vacationing with his family, hunting, fishing and playing golf. He is a past King of the Mystic Krewe de St. Denis. He is married to the former Dina Pope and they have four children: Stephen, Josie, Diana and Sarah.