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The 2019 Debutante Queen and her court selected on Saturday, May 4, during introductions held at the Rayne Civic Center by the Ebonite Civic and Social Club, Inc. of Rayne were, from left, 1st Maid Malayshia Liings, Queen Ambra Shae Minix, 2nd Maid Kristin Kelly and 3rd Maid Treveiones Walker. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Rayne Ebonites present ‘You’re Beautiful’ Deb Ball

RAYNE - Ambra Shaé Minix was named the 2019 Debutante Queen on Saturday, May 4, during the annual Debutante Introductions and Ball hosted by the Ebonite Civic and Social Club of Rayne, Inc.

Crowned the new Frog Derby royalty during the 2019 Rayne Frog Festival were Frog Derby Queen Ava Thibodeaux (left) and Frog Jockey Queen Asiah Dupont. The young ladies were crowned during Saturday morning ceremonies hosted by the Rayne Lions Club of the 47th Annual Rayne Frog Festival. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

2019 Frog Derby queens crowned, tradition continues

RAYNE - A long-time tradition continued Saturday morning of the 2019 Rayne Frog Festival as new royalty was crowned during the annual Rayne Lions Club Frog Derby, an event held since 1946.

MAY HONOREES - Rayne High School student and teacher honorees for the month of April during the 2018-2019 school year are, front row, from left, freshman Kayley Zimmerman, teacher honoree Ricci Arnaud, senior Janette Wade; back row, sophomore Baylon Leon and junior Leah Oliver.

Rayne High School May honorees

Rayne High’s monthly announcement of the school’s “Teacher and Students of the Month” is published each month in the Teen Scene section of The Rayne Acadian-Tribune.

NEW FROG ROYALTY NAMED - Among those taking part in the 2019 Frog Leg Etiquette Eating Contest held Saturday morning of the 47th Annual Rayne Frog Festival were seated from left, Duson Mayor Johnny Thibodeaux, Carencro Mayor Glen Brasseaux, State Representative John Stefanski (winner), Crowley Mayor Tim Monceaux and Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine; standing, judge and 1989 honoree Lisa Soileaux, judge Martha Pierret, 2017 honoree and judge Natasha Domagalski, 2018 honoree and judge Shawn Murphy, Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux, committee member Mary Alice Pastor and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Fran Bihm, event emcee. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

2019 Frog Leg Etiquette Contest winner named

A fun event recently resurrected, the 2019 Frog Leg Etiquette Eating Contest of the Rayne Frog Festival, was held Saturday, May 11, at 11:30 a.m. on the festival’s Stage II.

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