East Texas Poultry Festival Queen’s Court Prepares for 2023 Scholarship Pageant

August 2, 2023 - The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the East Texas Poultry Festival will be October 5-7 on the historic downtown square. One of several preliminary festivities is the Queen's Court Scholarship Pageant. The reigning East Texas Poultry Festival Queen Sayre Hall will crown her successor on Saturday, September 30th on stage at Center High School.

The Queen's Court is comprised of young ladies entering their junior year in a Shelby County high school with a grade point average of 85 or above. Information packets are now available at the Chamber office on the downtown square. Packets will be available on each high school campus once school starts. Students should listen for announcements on their own campus.

The East Texas Poultry Festival Queen's Court program encompasses a month of activities. The committee creates informational events for the candidates and their escorts to participate in to develop their interpersonal skills. The program develops responsibility, etiquette, interview skills, conversation skills and their individual personality in varied settings.

Thank you to the following Queen’s Court Sponsors: Platinum Sponsor, High Roller Wells; Gold Sponsors: Dazzle Me Pink & Blue, deb’s boutique and JML Management. The Poultry Festival is presented by Farmers State Bank. Festival Gold Sponsors are Badders Law Firm, City of Center, Pilgrim’s Pride, and Tyson Foods.

For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com