The 65th Miss Merry Christmas was crowned and the 2021 Natchitoches Christmas Belles were announced Saturday, Sept. 11.
Seventeen young ladies from three Natchitoches parish high schools competed for the title of Miss Merry Christmas and the honor of being selected a Christmas Belle. Julia Ferrell was crowned Miss Merry Christmas 2021. She is a senior at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts. She is the daughter of Andrew and Christine Ferrell.
Six ladies were selected as Christmas Belles. They are Liliana Geier, a senior at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts; Anna Catherine Coleman, Natalie Spillman, Madison Raymond, Tinley Durr and Amelia Broadway, seniors at Natchitoches Central High School.