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Shelly’s Pageant Express

Proudly Presents

The 1st Annual


Miss Camellia City Pageant

Brittney Guidry
MISS LOUISIANA TEEN USA 2009

September 19th, 2009


Slidell Little Theatre * Slidell, Louisiana
Directors Message Shelly Winters Black

I would like to thank everyone that have contributed to the success of the Miss Camellia
City Pageant. As we celebrate the 1st year, I look to the future with great hope and ex-
citement. Pageantry is a positive and rewarding hobby that can lead to great things! It
helps the contestant develop their individuality at the same time, learn the secretes to
winning the crown. As a former contestant, the skills that I have learned through the art
of competition has been a tremendous influence for
my career as a pageant director. Titles that I have
won over the years were Mrs. Gretna 1993, Mrs.
Kenner 1994, Mrs. Jefferson Parish 1995, Mrs. Or-
leans Parish 1996, The journey to the CROWN has
been filled with many positive points and the friend-
ships have been the most rewarding thing that I take
away from the field of Pageantry.

My staff is the best in the state and have been with


me since the beginning. Peggy Labit, my auditor and
assistant , My sound people Glitter N Gold, Greg
Livaudais Photography , Thank you Sammy Steele,
Chantel & Heather Autin for their continued support.
A special THANK YOU to Brian Apple white & Chris
Cerullo for their professionalism for the past Ten
years. To the staff of the Slidell Little Theatre, thank
you for allowing me to host The Miss Camellia City
Pageant at your beautiful Theatre.

In 1992 I began my Journey To The Crown as a con-


testant in the Mrs. Louisiana America Pageant and met the woman that became my men-
tor and spiritual inspiration. Mary West, was the reigning Mrs. La and was giving up her
title. She became the state director for both Miss New Orleans and Mrs. La America Pag-
eants. Our friendship continues to strengthen and has blessed my life in so many ways!

A Huge THANK YOU to this year’s distinguished panel of judges for both the day &
night events and to this year’s sponsors,

Thank you to my assistant’s Christiania Black & Tracy Lynn Dillon.


In closing, I would like to say thanks to my Husband Sean that has stood by me and
supports all my endeavors and allows me to DREAM! I love you and thanks for being my
best friend.
To My son, Robert, You continue to amaze me with your genuine heart and I am so
blessed to be your mom. Thanks for sharing these special moments with me.

To the Contestants and parents of the children contestants, Thanks a million for allow-
ing these folks the opportunity to peruse the CROWN from the Miss Camellia City Run-
way.

Yours In Pageantry,
Shelly Winters Black
Miss. Camellia City Pageant
September 19th, 2009
Schedule Of Events

Saturday, September 19th. Children’s Competition

10:00AM.....Doors open to the public...General Admission is $ 15 for Adults, $10 for


Children 12 and under.

11:00AM.....Pageant Competition Starting with Baby Boys till Preteen.


Baby Master,Tiny Master,Baby Miss,Tiny Miss,Toddler Miss,Petite Miss,Little Miss &
Preteen.

12:30PM.....ENTERTAINMENT By Glitter N Gold

1:00Pm.......Crowning from Boys to Pre Teen

1:30PM.......Overall Awards & Hospitality Award, Ad Sales Award

1:45PM…...Photos taken On Stage. By Greg Livaudais

2:00PM…….Judges & Staff . Lunch will be provided in Theatre, Back Stage


Everyone accept for staff must leave the Theatre for Second half preparation..

2:30PM……..Teen Rehearsals
3:00PM……..Miss Rehearsals
3:30PM……...Mrs. Rehearsals
4:00OM……...Teen, Miss & Mrs. Final Rehearsals
5:00PM…..Pageant Preparation

6:00PM…..Doors Open to Public


7:00PM…..2009 Miss Camellia City Delegates Opening Production
7:15PM…..Introduction of Emcee & Judges/Staff.
7:30PM…..Swim Suit Competition. Teen, Miss & Mrs.

7:45PM…..Entertainment...Victoria Duplessis, Rebecca Brewer, Frank Jones


8:00PM…...Evening Gown Competition & On Stage Interviews

8:30PM…….Miss Camellia City Award & Dr. Donald and J.J. Dooley Award, Ad Sales
Award, Pageantry Spirit Award,

9:00PM…..Visiting Royalty
9:15PM…..Intermission
9:30PM…..Crowning of 2009 Miss Camellia City Court & Photo Session.
Judges
Children’s Pageant

Chrissy Sharp Bobbie Watts Ashley Morrele


Miss Louisiana State 00 Mrs. Louisiana Plus Teen La. Gulf Coast
Miss Jefferson Parish 09 America 2009

Staff

Christinia Black Brian Applewhite Victoria Duplessis


Assistant Director Choreographer Entertainer
Meet The Staff

Sean C. Black
Stage Management

Shelly W. Black
Director/CEO

Heather Autin Chantel Autin Greg Livaudais


Stylist/ Make-Up Artist Prelim Director/ Official Photographer

Glitter N Gold Peggy Labit Sammy Steele


Sound & Entertainment Director’s Assistant/ Auditor Contestant Recruiter
Contestant’s Gallery
Miss Camellia City Pageant

Addison Romero Karly Kinley Gabriel Couvillion


Tiny Miss Tiny Miss Tiny Master

Morgan Lipps Reese Weiskopf Kadyn Kittelson


Tiny Miss Toddler Miss Tiny Miss

Lyndsay Kennedy Callie Harbor Lexie Simms


Baby Miss Division Toddler Miss Division Baby Miss Division
Nyla Arnold
Brittany Duplessis Sophia Perez Little Miss
Pre-Teen Division Pre-Teen Division

Judge’s
Jennifer Haik

is a speech language pathologist who holds a Master's degree from


Southeastern LA University. She resides in Franklinton, LA with her
husband, Tim, and two daughters, Caroline (14) and Katherine (9) who
both compete in pageants and have held various titles. Jennifer is a
graduate of the Barbizon School of Modeling and has done runway and
print modeling. She has judged pageants throughout Louisiana and
Mississippi for the past 19 years and enjoys working with pageants and
coaching contestants. Jennifer is a member of the American Speech and
Hearing Association, Washington Parish Fair Queen Committee, Wash-
ington Parish Farm Bureau Queen and Talent Contest Committee and
First Baptist Church of Franklinton. Jennifer volunteers in her commu-
nity as a member of the Shasta Civic Club and in her daughters school
as a member of the Academic and Athletic Booster Clubs.

Brian Fontenot

Master stylist, Salon owner, 22 year beauty veteran.


Brian is happy to be a part of Miss Camellia City Pageant .
being in the beauty industry for over 22 years, now has seen
the full circle in the beauty profession, trends and styles.
Everything changes, but beauty is here to stay inside and
out . You can see Brian's work from print to film and even as
one of the official Miss USA and Miss teen USA hairstylist,
but the best way is to see him, is in person at Attractions Sa-
lon in Slidell.
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Judges
Jennifer McLain Armond- Mrs. LA America 2009
Resident OF bossier city, she is a graduate of Southeastern LA University, with a BA in

Education.

Jennifer IS THE WIFE OF Shreveport fireman timothy ARMOND and THE mother OF 3

YEAR OLD Gabriel PRESTON. Jennifer was the recipient of the Mrs. Photogenic, Inter-

view, Swimsuit, and Evening Gown competition, making her clear choice to represent

the state of Louisiana in the Mrs. America Pageant. While at the Mrs. America pageant

Jennifer was awarded the “Best Costume Award”!

she is an honorary member of the la house of representatives, alliance for education, ,

La reading association and the international reading association. Jennifer has been a

print and commercial model for Copeland's restaurants, game show network, and soap

opera network to name a few .

Steven Walters has been involved in the pageant industry for the past
31 years. As a certified judge through the Miss America organization,
he has judged Miss America State and Local pageants in the majority
of the continental United States.
As director of Miss La Bonne Terre and Miss La.Gulf Coast.
Steven has had back to back 1st runners up at Miss Louisiana and has
had back to back Teen America winners in 05-06 with contestants
winning well over $100,000 is Scholarships and prizes.
Steven is listed in Who's Who among men of the United States and
was recently recognized with the distinguished spirit of pageantry
award, for his years of service in the pageant industry.

Holly Peek

received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of


South Alabama in 2008 and is currently a medical student at Tu-
lane University School of Medicine where she will graduate with a
combined Medical Degree and a Master of Public Health. She pre-
viously competed in the Miss America Organization as an under-
graduate student in Alabama. She is the current Miss Pensacola
USA 2010 and competed for the title of Miss Florida USA this past
summer.
Contestant Gallery

Jeni Bilguist Kacy Arabie Jordan Bergeron


Teen Division Teen Division Teen Division

Kristen Girault Jamie Lambirno Amanda Piglia


Teen Division Teen Division Teen Division

Ariel Morris Brittany Heath


Teen Division Miss Division
Miss Camellia City Contestants

Ola Olafuyi Page Penock Nakina Eugene


Miss Division Miss Division Miss Division

Ashton Vilcan Haley Ridgel Suzanne Brantley


Miss Division Miss Division Mrs. Division

Carla Smith Juanita PreJean Donna Crehan


Mrs. Division Mrs. Division Mrs. Division
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Good Luck Jeni Bilquist
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Good Luck Morgan Lipps!!!!
The Miss Camellia City Pageant “ Camellia Award”
Is presented To
Frances Keel Black
Frances Joined the Camellia Club in 1954 when she and her husband moved
to Slidell to raise their family. She was born in 1919 in Atlanta, Georgia. She
married Grant Black in 1948 and they had two children. Both Frances &
Grant had Camellia’s named after them! Congratulations to You and thanks
for being a wonderful person and mother-n-law.
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mer print/magazine model, makeup artist and radio/
television spokesperson. Sherry was Mrs. United Nations
US 1998 as well as Mrs. American Renaissance 2003.
Sherry and her husband Gene reside in Gonzales, LA. And
is the mother of two sons and a beautiful granddaughter.
Good Luck Jeni Bilquist
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