Ladies and Gentlemen of the Spring Court introduced

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St. Denis Art League Spring Festival Board of Directors announces the Ladies of the Court and Gentlemen of the Court for it’s 53rd Presentation and Ball that will take place April 17 at the Natchitoches Events Center.

Fourteen coeds will be presented as Ladies of the Court:

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Katherine Gregg Anderson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Garrett Anderson Jr. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gregg Wilbanks Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Garrett Anderson, Sr. Katie is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Laura Anne Aviles is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francisco Aviles Jr. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francisco Aviles and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Andrew Prud’homme. Both of Laura’s sisters, Hannah and Sarah Catherine, were Ladies of the Court in 2016 and 2018. Her mother, Anne Lucille, was also a Lady of the Court in 1986. Laura served as an Usher as a sophomore and is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Gloria Faye Cloud is the daughter of Mr. Jason Shannon Steadman and Ms. Miranda Cloud McConathy. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Cloud and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Lane Perkins. Gloria Faye’s sister, Lillian Hope, served as an usher in 2020. Gloria is a senior at NCHS.

Morgan Faith Fatheree is the daughter of Mr. Carl Thomas Fatheree III and Ms. Maggie Magill Fatheree. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Clay Powell and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Thomas Fatheree Jr. Morgan served as an usher in 2019. She is a senior at NCHS.

Maggie Elizabeth Gilmore is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Daniel Gilmore. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Edward Wright Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Allen Gilmore. Her sister, Sarah Catherine, was presented as Lady of the Court in 2018 and Maggie was a Herald as well. She is a senior at SMH.

Madeline Paige Harper is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Richard Harper. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Larry Pittman Harper and Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Glenn Bolton. Madeline is a senior at NCHS.

Baylee Kathleen Laroux is the daughter of Ms. Brandi Dupree McManus. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Randall Dupree. Baylee is a senior at NCHS.

Grace Ann Lemoine is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Joseph Lemoine. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Paul Jeansonne and Mr. and Mrs. Gibbon Paul Lemoine. Grace is a senior at SMH.

Mary Grace Long is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Dale Long Jr.  She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mr. Ralph Cherry Ingram Jr. and Mrs. Jimmy Dale Long Sr. and the late Mr. Long. Mary Grace was an usher as a sophomore and her sister, Elizabeth Lucile, was presented as a lady of the court in 2017. Her mother, the former Mary Lucile Ingram, was presented as a Lady in 1986.  Her grandfather, the late Mr. Long, reigned as King in 1981. Her younger sister, Ann Michelle, served a Herald in 2013. Mary Grace is a senior at Louisiana School for the Math, Science, and the Arts.

Jessica Lynn Lucky is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Baxter Lucky. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Lester Parker and the late Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Reed Lucky. Jessi’s brothers, Luke Parker and Joshua Reed, were presented as gentlemen in 2014 and 2016. Jessi served as a Herald in 2019. She is a senior at SMH.

Madison Paige Simms is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luke Joseph Simms. She is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Anna Claire Taylor is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Allen Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Clay Christopher Chadick.  She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Howard Dykes and Mr. Griffin Allen Taylor and the late Mrs. Taylor. Anna served as an Usher in 2019, as did all three of her sisters. They were also presented as Ladies of the Court- Madeline in 2016 and Caitlyn In 2019. Anna is a senior at NCHS.

Margaret Anne Wheat is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Wilkes Wheat. She is the granddaughter of Dr. Margaret Wheat Carter and the late Dr. Reginald David Wheat. Her maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Loran Lindsey. Maggie’s mother, the former Lori Lindsey, was presented as a Lady in 1986 as well as her sister, Abigail, in 2019. As a sophomore, Maggie served as an Usher. She is a senior at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.

Abby Pauline Williams is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Warren Williams. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Melba Higgins Tyler and the late Mr. Raymond Tyler, Ms. Nora Crocker Williams and the late Mr. Walter Williams. Abby served as an Usher in 2019. She is a senior at SMH.

Fifteen young men will serve as Gentlemen of the Court:

William Brett Bernard is the son of Mr. Mrs. Kristopher Barrett Bernard. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Loyd Graf and Mr. and Mrs. Barry Bruce Bernard. His grandmother, the former Sherrie Denise Evans, was presented as a Lady of the Court in 1979. His mother, the former Brittany Marie Graf, was presented as a Lady in 2004. William is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Silas Alexander Dollar is the son of Mr. Silas Hamilton Dollar and Mrs. Allyson Coleman Miller. He is the grandson of Mr. Dewayne Robert Coleman, Ms. Julia Coleman and Mr. and Mrs. David Sherwood Dollar. Silas is a senior at NCHS.

Matthew Hunter Dunn is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Reynolds Dunn. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Darrell Horton and Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds Ray Dunn. Matthew is a senior at NCHS.

Karson Van Eversull is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Van Eversull. He is the grandson of the late Charles Edward Bundrick, the late Gloria Hough and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Eldridge Eversull. His brothers, Charles Henry Davis III and Stephen Kale Eversull, were presented as Gentlemen of the Court in 2011 and 2019. His sister, Kara Ann Davis, was presented in 2015. Karson is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Andrew Scott Godfrey is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Scott Godfrey. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Larry Carbo and Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Mathis. His sister, Gabrielle Virginia Godfrey, was a Herald in 2014. Andrew is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Michael David Guillet is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Christopher Guillet. He is the grandson of Mr. John Barry Guillet, Ms. Katherine Webster Jett, Mrs. Lou Horton Martin and the late Mr. Martin. His sister, Claire Elizabeth, served as an Usher and in 2019 she was presented as a Lady. Michael is a senior at SMH.

Ronald Jace Miley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jenkins Frye, Jr. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Olan Duane McLaren and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jenkins Frye Sr. Jace is a senior at SMH.

Jett Ryan Steadman is the son of Mr. Joseph Ryan Steadman and Mr. and Mrs. David Boyd White. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lee Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Enyart Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Duane Steadman, and Mr. and Mrs. S.G. Martin. Jett’s sister, Shelby Morgan Steadman, was presented as a Lady in 2017. He is a senior at NCHS.

Jackson Bradley Stewart is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Weston Stewart. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Duane Steadman, Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Grady Martin Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jarvis Stewart Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Lauren Grady Rockett. His mother, the former Casey Elizabeth Steadman, was presented as a Lady in 1992. He is a senior at NCHS.

Jesse Allen Taitano Jr. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Allen Taitano, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Eston Corkern III. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Ray Spillman, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Martinez Taitano, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Eston Corkern Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Terrance Blount. His mother, the former Sara Michelle Spillman, served as a Lady in 1994. His grandfather, Ronald Corkern, reigned as King in 2016. Jesse is a senior at NCHS.

Jeffrey Keith Townson Jr. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Keith Townson Sr. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mr. William Harvey Townson, Mr. Winston O’Neil Bridges, and Ms. Edith Pitts Breedlove. He is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Patrick Williamson Vienne is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Garner Vienne. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Francis Vienne, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lamar Williamson. His mother, the former Margaret Williamson, was presented as a Lady in 1979. His sister, Elizabeth Cleo reigned as Queen in 2006 and his sister, Margaret, was presented as a Lady in 2009. Patrick is a senior at SMH.

Tanner Reed Walker is the son of Mr. Joshua David Walker, and Mrs. Brandon Louis Bernard. He is the grandson of Mr. William Anthony Fredieu, Ms. Joyce Ann Fredieu, Mr. and Mrs. David Ray Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Chesley Bernard. His stepfather, Brandon Louis Bernard, was a Gentleman of the Court in 1994.  His grandfather, Louis Chesley Bernard, reigned as King in 2003. Tanner is a senior at NCHS.

Stephen Wilks Wheat II is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Wilks Wheat. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Loran Lindsey, and Dr. Margaret Taylor Wheat Carter and the late Dr. Reginald Wheat. His mother, the former Lori Lindsey, was presented as a Lady in 1986. His sisters both served as Ushers. Abigail was also presented as a Lady in 2019 and Margaret will also be presented with her brother this year. Stephen is a senior at LSMSA.

Luke Harrison Zeagler is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Jon Eric Zeagler. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Nathaniel Harrison, and Mrs. James Henry Zeagler and the late Mr. Zeagler. His brothers, Cole Garrett and Brock Tyler, were presented as Gentlemen of the court in 2017 and 2019. Luke is a senior at SMH.