The Galliano-based Krewe of Athena held their 6th annual Queen’s announcement party last year on September 17, at the Larose Civic Center. The Krewe consists of women only, with about 286 members.
The Krewe of Athena will roll through the town of Golden Meadow on Friday, February 24. The parade is set to roll at 7 p.m. and will follow the traditional parade route. Krewe members will be riding on 17 floats being led by the Queen and her court on the Queen’s float, along with three marching bands following in the parade.
The theme of the 2017 parade will be “Athena Rolls Out the Red Carpet”. Riders will be wearing costumes representing various movies and/or Broadway plays.
Queen Athena VI, Amber Danos St. Pierre, is the wife of Douglas St. Pierre. She is the mother of Douglas Jr., and Kyleigh St. Pierre. Queen Amber is the daughter of Jerry and Della Danos, and the daughter-in-law of Darrel and Sandy St. Pierre.
Queen Amber has one sister, Spring Danos. She is the Godmother of her nephew Logan Guidroz. Queen Amber is also the aunt of Lucas Guidroz, Kamryn, Brooklyn and Darrell III St. Pierre.
Queen Amber’s court will consist of Maids Rhoda Guidroz and Ravyn St. Pierre. Also, Princess Kyleigh St. Pierre and Dukes Douglas St. Pierre and Logan and Lucas Guidroz.
Krewe of Athena’s board members include, President, Sue Cheramie; Vice President, Mary G. Evans; Secretary, Donna Cheramie; Treasurer, Laura Guidry; and Reporter, Gwen Bradberry. The representatives at large are Marilyn Blanchard, Gloria Cheramie, Nicole Cheramie, Della Danos, Tanya Danos and Debbie Gisclair.
Float captains are Marilyn Blanchard, Gwen Bradberry, Alexa Cheramie, Donna Cheramie, Bonnie Collins, Chasity Collins, Della Danos, Tanya Danos, Renetta DeRosia, Mary G. Evans, Tori Fillinich, Debbie Gisclair, Genesta Gisclair, Laura Guidry, Mary Plaisance, Yvette Terrebonne and Shannon Thibodaux.
The Krewe of Athena’s board extends an invitation to all queens and/or Shriners who are interested, to ride in their parade. Anyone interested in joining the Krewe or riding in the parade can contact any board member or float captain for more information.
Posted on Tue, January 10, 2017
by The Lafourche Gazette