East Texas Poultry Festival Pageant Queen’s Court Welcome Party

2022 Queen’s Court (From left): Leah Watson, Joaquin High School – Escort, Luke Hernandez; Bella Alford, Timpson High School – Escort, Jase Lloyd; Braileigh McDaniel, Center High School – Escort, Jaxon Parker; Sayre Hall, Center High School – Escort, Mason Perry; Emilee Elliott, 2021 Senior Queen; Carly Gray, 2021 Junior Queen; Bethany Kilpatrick, Homeschool – Escort, Ryker Tomlin; Julie Bird, Center High School – Escort, Hagan Craig; Carson Crouch, Center High School – Escort, Colby Lout

September 2, 2022 - The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce held a Welcome Party to introduce and welcome the 2022 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen’s Court.  Reigning Queens, Emilee Elliott and Carly Gray spoke to the young ladies summarizing their experience of 2021 and gave them some insight as to what to expect. Each candidate introduced herself, her Escort and her parent(s) prior to enjoying dinner catered by B&D Barbeque.

The upcoming schedule and pageant rules and guidelines were reviewed. The Queen’s Court program has a month long schedule of events including a Social, Girls Giving Back and a Disco Fever party as part of the enrichment program for the candidates and their escorts prior to the scholarship pageant.

The Coronation will be held Saturday, October 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the Center High School Cafetorium when the Queen candidates will be presented to Shelby County. Reserved tickets must be purchased in advance by contacting the Chamber at info@shelbycountychamber.com or calling 936.598.3682. General admission tickets may be purchased at the door.

The Queen’s Court committee led by Chairman Caroline Corbell, includes, Haley Link, Sharisse McAdams, Shanell Ruiz, Emily Teske and Jesse Wiggins.

2022 Children of the Court: (from left) Kase Kay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kay; Preslee Chumley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Chumley; Blayne Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cody Miller; Todd Best, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Best; Sawyer Kirby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kris Kirby; and William Windham, son of Dr. and Mrs. Clayton Windham

From left: (seated) Leah Watson, Bella Alford, Braileigh McDaniel, Sayre Hall, Bethany Kilpatrick, Julie Bird, Carson Crouch, (back row) Luke Hernandez, Jase Lloyd, Jaxon Parker, Mason Perry, Ryker Tomlin, Hagan Craig, and Colby Lout.