The Royalty for the 2017 Amite Oyster Festival was selected Sunday, April 3. From left are Herman and Wendy Carrier, pageant director and Queen's coordinators, Festival Co-Chairman Carol Brooke, Little Miss Julia vanMullem, Teen Miss Kailey Gafford, Petite Miss Laci Beetz, 2017 King Nick LaBarbera, 2017 Queen Kallin McDaniel, 2017 Pearl Ramona LaBarera, Deb Miss Hallie Kent, Board Member Julian Ledet, Jr., Miss MacKynzie Mannino, Board Member Tanya Sparks and Auditor Layla Gay. Photo courtesy of the Amite Tangi Digest/Megan Ourso.
2016 Deb Amite Oyster Festival Queen Kailey Kieff
2015 Jr. Miss Amite Oyster Festival Madison Wood, 2015 Petite Miss Amite Oyster Festival Madison Restivo, 2015 Miss Amite Oyster Festival Julie Morel, 2015 Amite Oyster Festival King Weldon Russell, 2015 Little Miss Amite Oyster Festival Kelsey Keyser, 2015 Amite Oyster Festival Pearl Mary Lou Lee, 2015 Teen Miss Amite Oyster Festival Kirsten Graham and 2015 Deb Miss Amite Oyster Festival Chasity Hayden.
Amite Oyster Festival Board Member Mary Jo Robertson, Amite Oyster Festival Board Member and Pageant/Royalty Director Wendy Carrier, 2015 Petite Miss Amite Oyster Festival Madison Restivo, 2015 Deb Miss Amite Oyster Festival Chasity Hayden, 2015 Miss Amite Oyster Festival Julie Morel, 2015 Little Miss Amite Oyster Festival Kelsey Keyser, 2015 Teen Miss Amite Oyster Festival Kirsten Graham, 2015 Jr. Miss Amite Oyster Festival Madison Wood, Amite Oyster Festival Board Member Julian Ledet, 2015 Amite Oyster Festival Pearl Mary Lou Lee, and Amite Oyster Festival Board Member Dana McClain.
WAITING on the steps of Amite City Hall for the Ponchatoula Strawberry Board and Royalty on Friday, April 12, 2013 are front row, from left: Carol Brooke, Assistant to the Mayor of Amite Buddy Bel; Dick Covington, 2014 Amite Oyster King; Taylor Slocum, 2014 Amite Oyster Queen; Libby Covington, 2014 Amite Oyster Pearl; Bruce Cutrer, Tangipahoa Parish Fire District #1 Chief; Ashley Adamson, Amite Chamber Manager; and Vince LaBarbera, Amite City Coordinator. Back row, from left are: Neil Currier, Amite Town Councilman; Jerry Trabona, Amite Chief of Police; Tony Paul Ardillo, Tangi Tourism Representative; Emanual Zanders, Amite Town Councilman; Arthur Leonard, Amite Town Councilman; Agnes Prevost, Fire District #1 Secretary; Quincy Molland, Amite Administrative Assistant and Renee Raborn-Molland, Amite Chamber President
King – Gordon Burgess; Pearl – Margaret Burgess; Queen – Kasey Petitto; Teen Miss – Paige Clemons; Deb Miss – Jessica Granger; Jr Miss – Katherine Hiak; Petite Miss – Raleigh Robertson; Little Miss – Reese Ann Christmas
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March 15, 16 and 17
Friday 5 p.m. – midnight
Saturday 10 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
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Amite Oyster Festival
P.O. Box 1100
Amite, LA 70422
Oyster Festival: (985) 969-5340
Tangipahoa Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau: 1-800-542-7520