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Andouille Pageant enjoys Arabian Nights this Saturday

RESERVE — Nine lovely ladies are taking the stage this evening for the 2018 Miss and Teen Andouille Queen Pageants.

The Pageants begin at 7 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 13) at St. John Theatre, 115 West 4th St. in Reserve with an “Arabian Nights” theme.

Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the door on Saturday.

Pageants committee members said to be eligible for participation, contestants must be single with no children, a resident of St. John the Baptist Parish and between the ages of 13-16 for the Teen Division and 17-23 for the Miss Division.

The competition for each division consists of an interview and on-stage promenade. The Miss Division will include an on-stage question during the evening gown portion.

Representing the Miss Division are Erica Jade Berthelot, daughter of Eric and Becky Berthelot of Reserve; Jennifer Kristine LeGreaux, daughter of Chris and Sheri LeGreaux of LaPlace; Abigail Mabile, daughter of Brandon and Marie Mabile of LaPlace; Ashley Michelle Mince, daughter of Alan and Arlene Mince of LaPlace; and Mandi Lee Sweeney, daughter of John and Michelle Sweeney of LaPlace.

Madelyn Elizabeth Borne

Representing the Teen Division are Madelyn Elizabeth Borne, daughter of Matt and Jessica Loup of Reserve; Cali McKay Boudreaux, daughter of Cory and Bridget Boudreaux of Garyville; Amber Honses, daughter of Herb and Marci Honses of LaPlace; and Jenna Rebecca Necaise, daughter of John and Pamela Necaise of LaPlace.

Cali McKay Boudreaux

The Baby through Junior Miss Andouille Pageants start at 10 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 14) at St. John Theatre.

Amber Honses

The admission fee is $3.

Jenna Rebecca Necaise

Contestants ages 6 months to 12-years-old are needed.

Applications will be accepted up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time for each pageant category on Sunday.

For more information visit, andouillefestival.com.

Throughout the year, the Andouille Queens travel to fairs and festivals promoting the St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Festival.

This weekend’s winning queens reign over the 2018 Andouille Festival Oct. 19-21 and participate in various parish and community events as Ambassadors for St. John Parish.

The Miss Queen competes in the Louisiana Queen of Queens Pageant in February.