Miss Merry Christmas Pageant Contestants Announced

The Natchitoches Queens Pageant will take place this Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Natchitoches Events Center. Admission to the pageant is $5.

Contestants will compete in scholastic achievement, interview, eveningwear and onstage question. The winner will be crowned Miss Merry Christmas and will receive an NSU tuition scholarship, cash scholarship and other prizes and awards. Christmas Belles will also be selected from the pageant. Miss Merry Christmas will serve as the official hostess of the Natchitoches Christmas Festival. She and the Christmas Belles will represent Natchitoches at various events throughout the holiday season.

Competing in the pageant are:

Abbigail Woodard, daughter of Kimberly Weaver and Jeffrey Woodard. Abbigail is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Abigail Thompson, daughter of Cassy Gebhart and Ron Thompson. Abigail is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Anna Walker, daughter of Chris and Carla Walker. Anna is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Carlee Scott, daughter of Kelly Dew Scott and the late Terrell Scott Jr. Carlee is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Emily Robertson, daughter of Joni Scarbrough and Brad Robertson. Emily is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Gracie Borders, daughter of Shelby and Lisa Borders. Gracie is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Mali Simmons, daughter of Bob and Sheila Simmons. Mali is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Mallory Lee, daughter of William “Chris” and Karen Lee. Mallory is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Melanie Nation, daughter of Emily Moore and Chad Nation. Melanie is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Rachael Riggan, daughter of Gina Smith and Jeff Riggan. Rachael is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.