2020 Court and Ball
Madeline Margaret Hover and Allie “Al” Adams III reigned on Feb. 22 as King and Queen Hephaestus LX over the royal court of Morgan City’s oldest krewe. The theme of the ball, held in the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium, was “Dynasties of China”. Krewe Captain Gregory Hamer Jr. depicted the “Mighty Dragon”, with the maids and dukes representing the regions and symbols of China. Representing The Qin Dynasty: Cydney Wilson, daughter of Jeffery Wilson and Donna Bostic Wilson, as “The Chinese Garden” and Tony Sala as the “Terracotta Warrior”. Representing the Han Dynasty: Mary Catherine Reggie, daughter of Mary Michelle Reggie and Raymond Reggie, as “Lavish Silks” and Tommy Hover as the “Han Warrior”. Representing the Liao Dynasty: Emily Price, daughter of Jason Price and Tahitia Price Riches, as “Treasures of China” and Scott Grow as “Genghis Khan”. Representing the Yuan Dynasty: Kyle Wilson, daughter of Jeffery Wilson and Donna Bostic Wilson, as “Jade” and Dan Sanford as “Kublai Khan”. Representing the Ming Dynasty: Gabrielle Robicheaux, daughter of Darren and Bobby Jo Robicheaux, as “Ming Vase” and Kody Written as the “Ming Warrior”. Representing the Qing Dynasty: Julianna Hernandez, daughter of Cecil and Kim Hernandez, as “Theatre and the Arts” and Conner LeBlanc as the “Qing Warrior”. The queen is the daughter of John B. and Tracie Hover and a graduate of Berwick High School. She attends LSU, where she is majoring in accounting with a minor in data analytics. She is also a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. Pages to the queen were Meredith Loupe, daughter of Neil and Jennifer Loupe; Evanna Broussard, daughter of Jules and Aggie Broussard; Mary Austin Adams, daughter of Austin and Elizabeth Bordelon Adams; and Edith Written, daughter of Kody and Lauren Written. The king is president of Stewart Supply and is the husband of Shelly Martin Adams. They have three married children, Ashton and Allie Adams IV, of The Woodlands, Texas; Dr. Austin and Elizabeth Adams, of Homewood, Alabama; and Grant and Alaina Adams Dozar, of The Woodlands. Their grandchildren are Arden Adams, Mary Austin Adams, Jules Adams and Griffin Dozar. Pages to the king were Jack Murdock, son of Jonathan and Morgan Murdock; Charles Bostic, son of Brian and Julie Bostic; Preston Rhodes, son of Scott and Anne Rhodes; and Adam Matte, son of Jeff and Lauren Matte. Court heralds were Samuel Landry, son of Matthew and Jaclyn Landry; Brett Hover, son of Tommy and Nicol Hover; Oliver Vining, son of Michael and Diana Vining; and Issac Price, son of Jeffery and Julie Price. Gift bearers were Elizabeth Grow, daughter of Scott and Danielle Grow, and Mary Margaret Montgomery, daughter of Will and Julie Ann Montgomery.
Knights of Hephaestus were Dwayne Aucoin, Gary Hover, John B. Hover and Garret LeBlanc.
2019 Court and ball
On March 2, 2019, Mr. Chris Anthony Price and Miss Mary Frances Aucoin, daughter of Mrs. Michelle Trapp and Judge Gregory Aucoin, reigned as King and Queen Hephaestus LIX over the royal court of Morgan City’s oldest krewe. The 2019 Captain of the Krewe, Mrs. Lisa Ratcliff Hebert, depicted Paris.
The theme of the 2019 court and ball was “Vive La France”. The Maids and Dukes represented the regions and symbols of France. Representing Versailles were Mr. Luke Patterson and Miss Kate Patterson, daughter of Mr. Mike and Mrs. Erin Patterson. Representing Bordeaux & Champagne were Mr. Stephen Roberts and Miss Natalie Bourgeois, daughter of Mr. Gerard and Mrs. Ruth Bourgeois. Representing Provence were Mr. Jean Paul Bourg and Miss Anna Armato, daughter of Mr. John and Mrs. Nicol Armato. Representing The French Riviera were Mr. Shaun Roberie and Miss Brittany Roberie, daughter of Mr. Shaun and Mrs. Bridgett Roberie. Representing Alsace-Lorraine were Mr. Will Montgomery and Miss Anna Segar, daughter of Mr. Jim and Mrs. Susan Segar. Representing The French Alps were Mr. Tyler Louviere and Miss Sara Price, daughter of Mr. Jason Price and Ms. Tahitia Price.
Pages to His Majesty were Master Cohen Cline, son of Mr. Jason and Mrs. Nicole Cline, Master Sam Pizzolato, son of Mr. Chad and Mrs. Kelly Pizzolato, Master Thomas Theriot, son of Mr. Scott and Mrs. Margaret Theriot, Master Oliver Vining, son of Mr. Michael and Mrs. Diana Vining.
Pages to Her Majesty were Miss Belle Bostic, daughter of Mr. Bobby and Mrs. Natalie Bostic, Miss Ruby Bostic, daughter of Mr. Brian and Mrs. Julie Bostic, Miss Aida Pizzolato, daughter of Mr. Chad and Mrs. Kelly Pizzolato and Miss Cleo Price, daughter of Mr. Jeff and Dr. Julie Price.
Court Heralds were Master Winston Aucoin, son of Mr. Dwayne and Mrs. Michelle Aucoin and Master Nathan Theriot, son of Mr. Scott and Mrs. Margaret Theriot.
Gift Bearers were Miss Rosalie Leonard, daughter of Mr. Devin and Mrs. Elizabeth Leonard and Miss Emma Lind, daughter of Mr. Erik and Mrs. Stephanie Lind.
Knights of Hephaestus were Messieurs Dwayne Aucoin, Gary Hover, John B. Hover and Garret LeBlanc.
2018 Court and Ball
King Hephaestus LVIII Derald J. Hardaway and Queen Hephaestus LVIII Abigail Kathleen Askew, daughter of Carter and Colleen Askew, reigned at the Morgan City Auditorium over the city's oldest krewe at the Feb. 10, 2018 ball.
Krewe Captain Gary P. Stansbury depicted the Courageous Astronaut for the krewe's ball, the theme of which was "Intergalactic Voyage."
The king is vice president of sales for Central Boat Rentals. He and his wife, Connie, have two daughters, Fallon Hardaway Mason, of Fairfax, Virginia, and Victoria Tagliabue Mathews, of Rowlett, Texas. Their grandchildren are Garrett and Gabrielle Mason and Sam Mathews.
The queen attends LSU and owns her own photography business, Abigail Kathleen Photography.
The dukes represented characters from various popular galactic television shows and movies. The maids represented various planets and galaxies.
Representing Captain James T. Kirk and the Milky Way Galaxy were Charlie Solar Jr. and Paige Landry, daughter of Brian Landry and Tim and Andrea Matte.
Representing Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker and the Stars were Burt Adams and Carolyn Sanford, daughter of Joe and Gina Sanford.
Representing Officer William Adama and the Earth were Duane Hirsch and Morgan Boudreaux, daughter of Scott and Alita Boudreaux.
Representing Hal 9000 from "2001: A Space Odyssey" and Jupiter were Mike Patterson and Wrenn Patterson, daughter of David and Kellye Patterson.
Representing Star-Lord Peter Quill and The Black Hole were Jeremy Fraley and Emma Aucoin, daughter of Michelle Trapp and Judge Gregory P. Aucoin.
Representing The Robot from "Lost in Space" and the Sun were Gregory Theriot and Bria Marie Sosa, daughter of Roger Sosa and Dana Stansbury Sosa.
Pages to his majesty were Winston Aucoin, son of Dwayne and Michelle Aucoin, and Garrett Mason, son of Matthew and Fallon Mason. Pages to her majesty were Ava Berry, daughter of Joe’Al and Barbara Berry, and Blakely Fuhrer, daughter of Mallory Johnson Fuhrer and Cory Fuhrer.
Court heralds were Joseph Berry, son of Joe’Al and Barbara Berry, and Preston Beattie, son of Colleen Beattie and Colby Adams.
Gift bearers were Delaney Jane Graves, daughter of Vince and Natalie Graves and Sofi Beatrix Leiko Parker, daughter of Richard and Brandy Parker.
Knights of Hephaestus were Dwayne Aucoin, Gregory Hamer Jr., Gary Hover and John B. Hover.
Entertainment was provided by Dance World. Following the ball, breakfast was served.
Miss Madeline Margaret Hover, Queen LX
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