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Amite Oyster Festival Royalty

2017 Royalty

AT THE 2017 OYSTER GALA. Deb Miss Queen Hallie Kent, Teen Queen Kailey Gafford, First Lady Donna Edwards, Governor John Bel Edwards, Queen Kallin McDaniel, Jr. Miss Queen MacKynzie Mannino, Pearl Ramona LaBarbera, King Nic LaBarbera. In front Petite Queen Laci Beetz and Little Miss Queen Julian VanMullem.

Queen Callin McDaniel, Parish President Robby Miller and First Lady Donna Miller represent Tangipahoa Parish at the Washington DC Mardi Gras Ball.

2016 Royalty

2016 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty being introduced to the Amite Town Council. From left  Jr. Miss Lauren VanMullen Teen Queen Lexie Gregory, Pearl Shirley Jo Core, Queen Victoria Rooney, King Chic Core, Deb Queen Kailey Kieff. Front row Little Miss Queen Addison Warren and Petite Queen Charlee Ragusa.

2015 Royalty

2015 Deb Miss Chasity Hayden, 2015 Teen Miss Kirsten Graham, 2015 Little Miss Kelsey Keyser, 2015 Miss Amite Oyster Julie Morel, 2015 Petite Miss Madison Restivo, 2015 Amite Oyster Pearl Mary Lou Lee and 2015 Jr. Miss Madison Wood.

2015 Jr. Miss Madison Wood, 2015 Little Miss Kelsey Keyser, 2015 Miss Amite Oyster Julie Morel, 2015 Petite Miss Madison Restivo, 2015 Deb Miss Chasity Hayden and 2015 Teen Miss Kirsten Graham

At the LA state capitol - 2015 Deb Miss Chasity Hayden, 2015 Miss Amite Oyster Julie Morel, 2015 Little Miss Kelsey Keyser, 2015 Teen Miss Kirsten Graham, 2015 Petite Miss Madison Restivo and 2015 Jr. Miss Madison Wood

Former Queens, Kings and Pearls

Past Amite Oyster Queens

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1976 - Judy Brumfield

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1977 - Angela Cox

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1978 - Cindy Lee

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1979 - Susie Nagy

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1980 - Mandy Wood

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1981 - Robin Governale

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1982 - Shawn Brabham

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1983 - Trinia Young

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1984 - Charlaine Villeneuve

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1985 - Chantell Buckley

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1986 - Laura Jane Gray

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1987 - Angie Lynn Fisher

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1988 - Debbie Stewart

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1989 - Tina Louise Gabriel

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1990 - Abbie Brocato

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1991 - Mary Ann Sherman

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1992 - Tonia Thompson

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1993 - Rebecca Lynn Sherman

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1994 - Laura Lea Reid

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1995 - Keira Elizabeth Fulda

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1996 - Nancy Nelline Thomas

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1997 - Carissa Clair Leto

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1998 - Britani Beth Harden

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 1999 - Erika Nicole Williams

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2000 - Amber Rose Hayden

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2001 - Shayna Marie Sumrall

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2002 - Brandi Blair Smith

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2003 - Lindsey Tarpley

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2004 - Rachelle Simmons

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2005 - Meghan Sharkey

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2006 - Megan Harvin

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2007 - Megan Harvin

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2008 - Leah Denise Leto

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2009 - April Michelle Robertson

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2010 - Amy Lynn Ferrara

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2011 - Holley Henderson

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2012 - Samantha Blackwell

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2013 - Kasey Petitto

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2014 - Taylor Slocum

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2015 - Julie Morel

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2016 - Victoria Rooney

Miss Amite Oyster Queen 2017 - Kallin McDaniel

 

Past Amite Oyster Kings

Amite Oyster King 1979 - C. P. Currier

Amite Oyster King 1980 - Earl Cefalu

Amite Oyster King 1981 - Bunny Durnin

Amite Oyster King 1982 - L. C. Catha

Amite Oyster King 1983 - Carlo Venterella

Amite Oyster King 1984 - Jeff Easley

Amite Oyster King 1985 - Russell Thompson

Amite Oyster King 1986 - John “Red” Dreher

Amite Oyster King 1987 - Andrew Silbernagel

Amite Oyster King 1988 - Emile “Duddy” Currier

Amite Oyster King 1989 - Parker Gabriel

Amite Oyster King 1990 - Louis “Rex” Pecora

Amite Oyster King 1991 - Bobby Bel

Amite Oyster King 1992 - A. E. Hood Jr.

Amite Oyster King 1993 - J. C. Ricks

Amite Oyster King 1994 - Edwin Schilling

Amite Oyster King 1995 - Sammie Hyde

Amite Oyster King 1996 - Bill Irwin

Amite Oyster King 1997 - Joe Carona

Amite Oyster King 1998 - Guy Spitale

Amite Oyster King 1999 - Leland Binder

Amite Oyster King 2000 - Larry Reid

Amite Oyster King 2001 - J. Robert Fortenberry

Amite Oyster King 2002 - Larry Mobley

Amite Oyster King 2003 - Joe Joe Currier

Amite Oyster King 2004 - Glen Allen

Amite Oyster King 2005 - Delos Jones

Amite Oyster King 2006 - Frank Bellavia

Amite Oyster King 2007 - Frank Bellavia

Amite Oyster King 2008 - Chuck Brister

Amite Oyster King 2009 - Frank Edwards

Amite Oyster King 2010 - Bruce Cutrer

Amite Oyster King 2011 - Bud Glasgow

Amite Oyster King 2012 - Richard Cutrer

Amite Oyster King 2013 - Gordon Burgess

Amite Oyster King 2014 - Dick Covington

Amite Oyster King 2015 - Weldon Russell

Amite Oyster King 2016 - Chic Core

Amite Oyster King 2017 - Nic LaBarbera

 

Past Amite Oyster Pearls

Amite Oyster Pearl 1992 - Dot Durnin

Amite Oyster Pearl 1993 - Louise Murphy

Amite Oyster Pearl 1994 - Mary S. Currier

Amite Oyster Pearl 1995 - Allie Hyde

Amite Oyster Pearl 1996 - Marie Irwin

Amite Oyster Pearl 1997 - Irma Ashley Bernadas

Amite Oyster Pearl 1998 - Josephine Brumfield

Amite Oyster Pearl 1999 - Ruth Brumfield

Amite Oyster Pearl 2000 - T. J. Reid

Amite Oyster Pearl 2001 - Rebecca Fortenberry

Amite Oyster Pearl 2002 - Shirley Gabriel

Amite Oyster Pearl 2003 - Mary Jackson

Amite Oyster Pearl 2004 - Beverly Dickinson

Amite Oyster Pearl 2005 - Margaret Stevens

Amite Oyster Pearl 2006 - Brenda Bellavia

Amite Oyster Pearl 2007 - Brenda Bellavia

Amite Oyster Pearl 2008 - Mary Ellen Brister

Amite Oyster Pearl 2009 - Dora Jean Edwards

Amite Oyster Pearl 2010 - Mary Cutrer

Amite Oyster Pearl 2011 - Carroll Glasgow

Amite Oyster Pearl 2012 - Paula Cutrer

Amite Oyster Pearl 2013 - Margaret Burgess

Amite Oyster Pearl 2014 - Libbie Covington

Amite Oyster Pearl 2015 - Mary Lou Lee

Amite Oyster Pearl 2016 - Shirley Jo Core

Amite Oyster Pearl 2017 - Ramona LaBarbera

2018 Festival Dates

March 15, 16 and 17
Friday 3 p.m. – midnight

Saturday 10 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

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