Rice Festival

Eighty-first International Rice Festival Queen Kathryn Shea Duncan

Mystick Krewe of Louisianians 70th King Todd Graves of Baton Rouge greets Duncan.

Duncan and Louisiana State Rep. John Stefanski, R-Crowley

Former U.S. Senator and Crowley native John Breaux, 81st IRF Queen Kathryn Shea Duncan.

Duncan and La. Gov. John Bel Edwards

Rice Queen attends D.C. Mardi Gras

Eighty-First International Rice Festival Queen Kathryn Shea Duncan traveled to Washington, D.C., the last weekend in January for the capitol’s annual Mardi Gras celebration.

A number of queens enjoyed their time together at the Mardi Gras of SWLA day events and pageant, including, from left, St. Martin Parish Farm Bureau Queen Chalisse Huval, 81st IRF Queen Kathryn Shea Duncan, Gueydan Duck Festival Queen Cari Calais, La. Cotton Queen Tara Babin and Delcambre Shrimp Festival Queen Sarah Saunier.

Miss Creole Gumbo Queen 2016 Lyndsey Davis and 81st IRF Queen Kathryn Shea Duncan.

81st IRF queen traveling

Kathryn Shea Duncan, the 81st International Rice Festival Queen, has already been on the move representing our festival and the rice industry.


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