St. Denis Art League: Ladies of the Court

The St. Denis Art League would like to introduce the 17 young women who were presented as Ladies of the Court on April 30 at the 54th Presentation and Ball.

Camille Savannah Ball is a senior at St. Mary’s Catholic School. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William Arthur Ball Jr. She is the granddaughter of Dr. William Clarence Risinger Jr., Mrs. Ronald James Burleigh, and Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Ball Sr. Camille was herald to King Randell Denison Keator II in 2012.

Emma Cate Broadway is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Scott Broadway. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ruel Gene Ferguson and Mr. and Mrs. Ronny Glen Broadway. She served as an Usher in 2020. Emma is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Kadence Jade Creamer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Daniel Creamer. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Janis Speaks Speir, the late Mr. Jackie Roy Speir, and Mr. and Mrs. David Noel Creamer. She served as an Usher in 2020 and is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Tinley Brooke Durr is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Scott Durr. She Is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Eugene Rawls, and Mr. Jerry Dean Durr, and the late Mrs. Durr. Tinley served as an Usher in 2020.

Julia Mae Ferrell is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Edward Ferrell. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Alphonse Romain, Mr. Ray Edward Ferrell, and the late Mrs. Ferrell. Julia served as an Usher in 2020. She is a senior at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.

Abigail Elaine Guillet is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Patrick Guillet. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Leonard Wayne King, the late Mrs. King, Mrs. Lou Horton Martin, the late Mr. Martin, and Mr. John Barry Guillet. Abigail served as an Usher in 2020 and her mother, Angela King Guillet, was presented as a Lady of the Court in 1984. Abigail is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Emma Grace Haecker is a senior at St. Mary’s High School. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dale Haecker. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert William Bienek, and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Carl Haecker. Emma served as an Usher in 2020.

Anna Kathleen Jackson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tandy Ealon Jackson IV. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tandy Ealon Jackson III and the late Mr. and Mrs. David Michael Reppen. Anna Kate served as an Usher in 2020 and Her two sisters, Elizabeth Eileen. And Elaine Alyce, both were presented as Ladies of the Court in 2017 and 2015. Elizabeth was also a Herald in 2007. Anna Kate is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Lillian Hope McConathy is a senior at NCHS. Her parents are Mr. Mark James McConathy and Ms. Miranda Cloud McConathy. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. David Cloud, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin McConathy, and Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Oglesby. Her sister, Gloria Faye Cloud, served as an Usher in 2019 and was presented as a Lady in 2021. Lillian served as an Usher in 2020.

Ava Margaret Murchison is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Thomas Murchison Jr. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Vicki Dillow Murchison, and the late Mr. Daniel Thomas Murchison, Mr. Gary Wayne Swindle, and Mrs. Renee’ Taylor Beard. Anna Grace Murchison, her sister, served as a Herald in 2008. Ava is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Caylyn Somere Peddy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Allen Peddy. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kirby Smith III, Mr. John Darrell Peddy, and Ms. Jan Griffin Starks. Caylyn was an Usher in 2020 and her sister, Madalyn Shay Peddy, was presented as a Lady of the Court as well. She is a senior at NCHS.

Sheridan Colleen Pesnell is a senior at St. Mary’s High School. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Wade Pesnell. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Pesnell, and Mr. And Mrs. Douglas Lee Jager. Her sister, Sierra Caroline, was presented as a Lady of the Court in 2018. Sheridan was an Usher in 2020.

Abigail Michelle Ramian is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chad Ramian. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Manning and Mr. James Larry Prudhomme. Her brother, the late Justin David Wyatt, was presented as a gentleman of the Court in 2011. Her mother, the former Lesley Ann Prudhomme, was presented as a Lady of the Court in 1985. Abigail served as an Usher in 2020 and she is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Lily Anna Sklar is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Paul Sklar. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wayne Colston and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edward Sklar Jr. Her sister, Jenna Claire was a Herald in 2016, while Lily Anna was Herald to Queen Madeline Elizabeth Horton in 2012. She also served as an Usher in 2020. She is a senior at St. Mary’s High school.

Madelyn Claire Spillman is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Yancy Ryan Spillman Sr. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dalme, and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Dean Spillman. She was an Usher in 2020. Madylyn is a senior at Natchitoches Central High School.

Emma Nicole Stewart is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Cole Stewart. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Marshall Gene Hemphill, Mrs. Coynell Higgs Gresham, Ms. Bernadine Vercher Stewart. She and her sister, Haley Elizabeth, both served as Ushers in 2015 and 2020. Haley was presented as a Lady of the Court in 2017. Little sister, Lindsey Faith, served as Herald to Queen Anne Dalton Evans in 2017. Emma is a Senior at St. Mary’s High School.

Sarah Marie Thibodaux is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James Paul Thibodaux Jr. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James Woodrow Porter, and Mr. and Mrs. James Paul Thibodaux Sr. Her three brothers, Joseph Michael, David William, and Matthew Aaron were presented as Gentlemen of the Court in 2015,2018, and 2019. Sarah served as an Usher in 2020. She is a senior at St. Mary’s High School.


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