Miss Merry Christmas Contestants

The Natchitoches Queens Pageant will take place this Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Natchitoches Events Center. Due to COVID restrictions, this year’s pageant will not be open to the public.

Contestants will compete in scholastic achievement, interview, and opening statement. The winner will be crowned Miss Merry Christmas and will receive an NSU tuition scholarship. 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:

Abby Williams, daughter of Walter and Ramona Williams. Abby is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Aziza Coutee, daughter of Amelia Coutee and Ahmed Rashed. Aziza is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Baylee Laroux, daughter of Brandi and David McManus. Baylee is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Brianna Laird, daughter of Brad and Renee Laird. Brianna is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Jensen Parker, daughter of Jason and Mandy Parker. Jensen is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Katherine “Katie” Anderson, daughter of Garrett and Jennifer Anderson. Katie is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Kinley Nelson, daughter of Angela and Eddie Conlay. Kinley is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

LaDaijha Rivers, daughter of Tiawana Rivers. LaDaijha is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Madeline Godfrey, daughter of John and Susan Godfrey. Madeline is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Madison Simms, daughter of Luke and Brandi Simms. Madison is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Mary Grace Long, daughter of Jimmy and Mary Long. Mary Grace is a senior at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and Art.

Morgan Fatheree, daughter of Bo and Maggie Fatheree. Morgan is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.