The Omega Royal Maids & Dukes represent the Krewe of Omega at events and functions throughout the parish, encouraging the community to participate in our Krewe by membership, sponsorship or attendance at our parade. Along with the King & Queen our Maids, Dukes and Royal Princesses & Pages spread the spirit of Mardi Gras wherever they go. The Royal Maid Court is open to adult women members ages 18+ and welcomes new members to participate.
Barbe is a second-year member of the Krewe, this is her second year on the royal court and rides with the McKnight float. Barbe was born and raised in Hammond, transplanted to Minnesota for 32 yrs and found her way back home at last. She is a resident of Ponchatoula and Mother of 5 and grandmother of 6. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, swimming, biking and Interior Design. She is a Tangi Chamber Ambassador and lives to serve her community.
Keysha is a 4th year member of the Krewe, this is her second year on the royal court, and she is a current sitting board member. Keysha is an accountant by trade but spends her time advocating for and helping disadvantaged individuals. Keysha is the grandmother of 2 and CEO of RoRo’s Purpose, a nonprofit organization for special needs children. She is the former mayor of the Village of Tangipahoa and is currently attending Strayer University pursuing her masters in accounting. Keysha’s mission statement in life is: through education, you can end the cycle of poverty.
Baily is the wife of Christopher Gordon and mother of three daughters Lylah, Clarke and Gracie. Baily is the daughter of Krewe member Susan Gatlin. Baily is a stay-at-home wife and mother. She enjoys going on Disney vacations with her husband and children. She loves all things Mardi Gras, going to parades with her family and is excited to be royalty this year with two of her daughters. This is Baily’s second year in the Krewe and her first year on our royal court.
Rodney is a 2nd member of the Krewe and also rides with the McKnight float. Rodney is a hometown Hammond boy, has lived in Hammond his entire life and has worked with the city of Hammond for 25 years. Rodney has 3 children and 5 grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys doing ANYTHING outdoors, but loves his jeep, boating and any sun & water fun he can get into!
Kurt is a 3-year member of the Krewe and this is his 2nd year on the royal court. He the spouse of Captain Leslie McKnight and the grandfather of Princess Chevie. Curt is the Head master Technician at Lakeview Tire and Automotive in New Orleans. He is a Saints & Tulane football fan, loves Mardi Gras, and he enjoys watching drag racing, socializing with friends and spending time with his grandchildren in his free time.
Eddie is the fiancé of Lauren Zeller and dad to Princess Chevie. Eddie resides in Bush, LA with his family and is a landscape specialist and home repairman by trade. In his free time, Eddie enjoys hunting, fishing and loving everyday life. Eddie is a 3-year member of the Krewe, and this is his first year on the royal court.
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CURT ZELLER, SR.
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