Miss Marisa Lee Aucoin was crowned the 45th LA Gumbo Festival Queen of Chackbay Saturday, September 10th, 2016. Marisa is the daughter of Corey and Kimberly Aucoin of Berwick. She is currently a student at Central Catholic High School in Morgan City where she is the Senior Class President, Treasurer of the Key Club, Cheerleader and Cheer Captain, an active member of Student Council, and a member of the Track Team. She plans on attending Nicholls State University to earn a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Nursing. She is employed part time at South Central Louisiana Technical College, Young Memorial Campus.While not working or participating in school activities, she enjoys fishing, cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Marisa states, “I have a lot of love for the community of Chackbay, the Volunteer Fire Department, and the LA Gumbo Festival. They are near and dear to my heart, they welcomed me with open arms when I was crowned their Jr Miss LA Gumbo Queen in 2012. Many years ago the Volunteer Fire Department’s first responders saved my loved one’s life. This is why I am so passionate and it is so important to me that we support the hard working Volunteer Fire Department. It has always been a dream of mine to become the Miss LA Gumbo Festival Queen and it is an honor. I look forward to traveling our great state to tell everyone about our festival, the volunteer fire department and our delicious gumbo.
I invite everyone to join me and stir up a good time October 14th, 15th, and 16th at the LA Gumbo Festival at 326 Highway 304 Chackbay,LA.”