Nelson, Schaff are S&P Children's Day royalty
Gabriel Nelson and Emma Rose Schaff were crowned Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Children’s Day King and Queen Aug. 13 following a random drawing held at the Bayou Vista Community Center Spray Park.
Nelson is the 12-year-old son of Joshua Nelson and Casi Rogers of Patterson. He is a seventh-grader at Berwick Junior High School and his favorite subject is computer science. He enjoys bowling, miniature golf, trains and elephants.
Schaff is the 8-year-old daughter of John and Melissa Schaff of Morgan City. She is a third-grader at Wyandotte Elementary in Morgan City and her favorite subject is math. She enjoys bike riding, dancing and listening to music.
The Children’s Day king and queen will be presented during the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Coronation on Aug. 26 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. They will reign over the Children’s Day Activities that begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 2 in Lawrence Park in Morgan City. Children are encouraged to participate in a host of free field games, races and more.
Children’s Day sponsors are the family of Marion Bergeron and the late Oliver Bergeron and the Rotary Club of Morgan City.