Miss SMH, 2017 is Elizabeth Eileen Jackson, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Tandy Ealon Jackson, IV She is the granddaughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Tandy E. Jackson, III, Mrs. David Michael Reppen and the late
Elizabeth has been a student at St. Mary’s since Pre-K. During
high school, she was a four-year member of the St. Mary’s Cheer
team, serving as Co-captain and as this year’s Captain She is a
three- time UCA All-American Cheerleader. She was a member of
the 2017, St. Mary’s Homecoming Court. She served as both Vice
President and President of the Student Council. She is a member
of FBLA and the FBLA Current Events team. Her team has placed
1st in District competition and second in State competition for
the past two years.
She is a member of Beta Club serving as
Campaign Manager and was selected to run for State Beta Club
Vice President her Junior year. Elizabeth is a 5-year member of
the St. Mary’s tennis team. Additionally, she is a member of FCA,
The Bishop Martin National Honor Society and Yearbook Editor of
Au Revoir. She has represented St. Mary’s at the Hugh O’Brien
Youth Leadership Conference and as a citizen at Louisiana Girls’
State. She is a member of the Summer Dance Committee, the
Calico Belles Service Organization and the LEO Club of
Natchitoches. She was presented as a Maid at the Krewe de St.
Denis Mardi Gras Ball, a Lady of the Court at the Krewe of
Dionysos Mardi Gras Ball, and a Lady of the Court in the St. Denis
Art League Spring Festival.
She is a member of the Minor Basilica
of the Immaculate Conception. Elizabeth has two sisters, Elaina
Alyce, a 2015 Graduate of St. Mary’s High school and Anna
Kathleen, a seventh grader at St. Mary’s. A true Tiger for Life,
Elizabeth will attend Louisiana State University in the Fall to
pursue a degree in Communication Disorders.
Mr. SMH 2017, Cole Garrett Zeagler, is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Jon Eric Zeagler. He is the grandson of Mrs. James Henry Zeagler, the late Mr. Zeagler and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Nathaniel Harrison.
An honor student, Cole is a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, Beta Club, and The Bishop Martin National Honor’s Society. He serves as an officer in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is the Senior class secretary. Cole has been a student at St. Mary’s since Pre-K. He is a 4 year member of the varsity baseball team, serving as captain his senior year. He earned All District honors his freshman, sophomore and junior years. As a junior, Cole was selected to the All State, All-Area and All-Cenla baseball teams. Cole is a member of the First United Methodist Church where he serves as an usher. He was presented as a Gentleman of the Court for The St. Denis Art League Spring Festival Court Presentation Ball. Cole has two brothers, Brock Tyler, a sophomore, and Luke Harrison who is in the 8th grade at St. Mary’s. Cole has committed to play baseball at Louisiana Tech University. He will major in Biology and pursue a career in Sports Orthopedic Surgery.