Rice Festival
Queens


Matagorda County, Texas
1941 - 2010



Jeanette Williams - 1949 at right
Courtesy of Jeanette Williams Angelo



 


1941 - Aubin Cox

1942-1945 - Rice Festival Postponed during WWII

1946 - Barbara Morrow

1947 - Doris Lee Guffey

1948 - Barbara Borel

1949 - Jeanette Williams

1950 - Brenda Sommerlatte

1951 - Mary Lipscomb

1952 - June Teykl

1953 - Betty Murphy

1954 - Vanita Davenport

1955 - Janice Ellis

1956 - Nancy Broussard

1957 - Norma Jean Meinke

1958 - Patty Ellerkamp

1959 - Donna Gayle Williams

1960 - Connie Cole

1961 - Connie Cole
(retained title - Rice Festival cancelled due to Hurricane Carla)

1962 - Pat Simpson

1963 - Rita Cotton

1964 - Ann Rice

1965 - Dale Cole

1966 - Eva Anne Stell

1967 - Betty Bess

1968 - Linda Kaye Williams

1969 - Vicki Kay Rye

1970 - Cantille Dowden

1971 - Nancy Skorpa

1972 - Susan Kelly

1973 - Mary Leigh Orr

1974 - Andrea Baker

1975 - Julia Diane Rod

1976 - Cheryl Chaney
1977 - Natalie Raye Seiferman
 


1978 - Kimberly Gerdes
1979 - Panda Turner

1980 - Teresa Schroeder

1981 - Michele McAlister

1982 - Connie Baker

1983 - Kelly Korenek

1984 - Laura Keyes

1985 - Yolanda Littleton

1986 - Susan Leigh Davis

1987 - Lisa Ann Damuth

1988 - Candy Good

1989 - Erika Rejeck

1990 - Stacy Lynn Lindsey

1991 - Rachel Damerall

1992 - Michelle Garcia

1993 - Michelle Kunz

1994 - Amie Gilkey

1995 - Lori Barton

1996 - Pamela Garza

1997 - Allyson Pollard

1998 - Rauisha Varail Smith

1999 - Kristi Olbrich

2000 - Taelor Swaney

2001 - Kari Bottke

2002 - Kathryn Cornelius

2003 - Melissa May

2004 - Cassy Aguilar

2005 - Meredith Mueck

2006 - Kari Murphree

2007 - Amy Sue Powell

2008 - Kaitlin Brangan
2009 - Victoria Felton
2010 - Christina Humphries

2011 - Chazmin Franklin
2012 - Danielle Thomas
2013 - Dakota Bramble


Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, October 15, 2008
 


Early Matagorda County Rice Irrigation

Matagorda County Rice Industry

Matagorda County Rice History in Pictures

Matagorda County African-American Rice Farmers

Second Annual Rice Carnival - August 20, 1902

Outstanding Rice Farmers of the Year - 1954-2011
 


 

Copyright 2008 - Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
All rights reserved
 

Created
Oct. 15, 2008
Updated
Oct. 19, 2012
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