Maids and Dukes of the Mystic Krewe of Zeus

On Feb. 9, the Mystic Krewe of Zeus gathered to crown King Zeus LXXVIII 
and his Queen, and present the Maids and Dukes of the Royal Court.  

MAIDS OF THE COURT

Caroline Ross Bradley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Edward Bradley. She is an elementary education major at the University of Southern Mississippi. Caroline is a member of Chi Omega Fraternity where she serves as Panhellenic delegate. She is the Student Government Association Big Event co-director and serves as a tour guide for the Office of Admissions. She is a member of Parkway Heights United Methodist Church. She was escorted by her father.

Mary Claire Cornett, an international business major at Mississippi State University, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Milton Cornett. She is a member of Phi Mu Sorority, the MSU Equestrian Team and the MSU Judging Team. She is a member of Venture Church. She was escorted by her father.

Alison Eve Floyd is the daughter of Steven Lavelle Floyd and Toni Tadlock Floyd. She attends Mississippi State University where she is majoring in elementary education. She is a member of the MSU Pom Squad, where she served as captain this year, and Kappa Delta Sorority. She attends Venture Church and was escorted by her father.

McKenlie Jade Graham, a political science and psychology major at the University of Mississippi, is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Choate Molleston and Mr. and Mrs. Barron Graham Jr. McKenlie is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, Student Government Association and College Republicans. She has also been a cheer coach for three years at Oxford Cheer and Tumbling. She is a member of Venture Church and was escorted by her step-father, Dr. Michael Choate Molleston.

Catherine Eve Griffin is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Weaver Griffin Jr.  She attends Mississippi State University, where she is majoring in business management. She is a member of Chi Omega Fraternity, a Dean's List Scholar, a member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society and Dance Marathon. She attends Venture Church and was escorted by her father.

Catherine Claire Harmon, a psychology major at the University of Mississippi, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Harmon. She is a Chancellor's List Scholar, an Ambassador and is a member of Tri-Delt Sorority, where she has served as vice president of Chapter Development, Head of Standards and New Member Educator. She attends Heritage Methodist Church. Her sister-in-law, Anne Lauren Gammill, served as Queen to Zeus LXXV, Dr. John Clayton Nelson.  She was escorted by her father.

Kayleigh Jane Henry is the daughter of Ralph Ellis Abraham Jr. and Carla Hagg Abraham and Thomas Henry and Dawn Henry.  She is a kinesiology major at Mississippi State University. At MSU, she is a member of Phi Mu Sorority, a Dean's List Scholar and a member of the MSU Women's Soccer Team.  She attends Venture Church and was escorted by her step-father, Ralph Ellis Abraham,Jr.

Mary Katherine McLeod is the daughter of DeSha Breland McLeod and the late John Angus McLeod IV. She attends the University of Mississippi, where she is majoring in psychology with a double minor in biology and chemistry. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity, American Medical Student Association and American Medical Women's Association. She is a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and has served on the Panhellenic Judicial Board. Her great-grandfather, Dr. Hugh Carroll McLeod,  served as Zeus IX. Her grandfather, Dr. John Angus McLeod III,  served as Zeus XLIII.  She is a member of Temple Baptist Church and was escorted by Dr. Carroll Mozingo McLeod.

Shelby Dawn Moore, a biomedical engineering major at Mississippi State University, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Vancil Moore III. At MSU, she is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, a Dean's List Scholar and has spent many spring breaks volunteering in Haiti. She attends Westminster Presbyterian Church and was escorted by her father.

Madison Elizabeth Phillips is the daughter of Dana Phillips and the late William Scott Phillips. She is an exercise science major at the University of Mississippi, where she has been a member of the Ole Miss Cheerleading Squad for two years. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority and was senior maid for the Homecoming Court of 2017. She is a member of Venture Church and was escorted by her brother, William Scott Phillips Jr.

Lucy Carol Robinson is the daughter of Marcus and Wanda Robinson and Jan Jenkins. She attends Mississippi College where she is majoring in nursing. At Mississippi College, she is a member of Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society and Laguna Social Tribe, where she serves as Standards Chair. She is also a member of MEDLIFE, where she serves as media/communications officer. She is a member of Fondren Church and was escorted by her father.

Carrie Anne Sims, an English major at the University of Southern Mississippi, is the daughter of Suzanne Gillespie Sanford and Harley Lee Sims Jr. She is president of Delta Delta Delta Sorority, a Presidential Scholar and a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. She is a member of Parkway Heights United Methodist Church.  Her grandfather, Dr. Hilton Lamar Gillespie, served as Zeus XLIX,  and her aunt, Jodie Gillespie Hopkins, served as Queen to Zeus LI, R. Webster Heidelberg, III. She was escorted by her father.

Sarah Smitherman Smith is the daughter of Jessie Amory Smith and the late Mark Moyers Simrall. She is majoring in interdisciplinary studies at Mississippi State University. She received the Dr. Ann Bailey Top Dawg Award and the Dr. Melanie McClellan veteran resident advisor of the year award. She is also a member of Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society. A member of Main Street United Methodist Church, she was escorted by her uncle, Hobart Ernest Smith.

Mary Peyton Stewart is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wayne Stewart. She has recently been accepted to Georgia State University, where she will continue her studies in film and media. She is employed by Blaq Orchid Productions. She is a member of the Atlanta Actors Guild and volunteers at the Cobb County Humane Society.  She attends Williamsburg United Methodist Church and was escorted by her father. 

Taylor Ann Stewart, an elementary education major at the University of Southern Mississippi, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Birge Stewart. She serves as president of Kappa Delta Sorority, an Eagle Ambassador and a member of Order of Omega Greek Honor Society. She attends Venture Church and was escorted by her father.

DUKES OF THE COURT

Hayden Haddox Boutwell is the son Mr. and Mrs. John Joseph Griffith and Wesley Alan Boutwell. He is a nursing major at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and was accepted to the college program at Walt Disney World for the spring 2018 semester. He is a member of Venture Church where he has served as youth ministry intern.

Christopher Chance Farris, a civil engineering major at Mississippi State University, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Christopher Farris. He is a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, where he served as head of the Judicial Board and Rush chairman, member of Maroon VIP, where he served on the selection committee, and a member of Fraternity Ambassadors, where he served as a Rho Chi. He is a member of Venture Church.

Everett Randall Henderson IV is the son of the Drs. Anita and Everett Randall Henderson III. He is a biochemistry major and psychology minor at Mississippi State University. He is a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, a Dean's List and President's List Scholar and a research assistant in the Biochemistry Department.  He is a member of First Presbyterian Church. 

Tyler Cran Henderson, a kinesiology major with a minor in history at Mississippi State University, is the son of the Drs. Juliana and Charles Adrian Henderson. He is a President's and Dean's List Scholar, secretary of Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society, a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and medical missions to Honduras. He is a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. 

John Clayton Nelson Jr. is the son of Dr. and Mrs. John Clayton Nelson Sr. He is an accounting major and legal studies minor at the University of Mississippi. He served as treasurer of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, is a seven-time Chancellor's honor roll member and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. His father served as Zeus LXXV and his sister, Chloe Leigh Nelson, served as Queen to Zeus LXXVI, Francis Ross Bell. 

Matthew Walter Stevens, an interdisciplinary studies major at the University of Southern Mississippi, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dan Stevens.  He attends Venture Church.

Charles Dudley Sullivan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland Williams Sullivan II. He is employed by Dimmer Bionet. He was on the Memphis Tigers' Swim Team. His great-grandfather, C. Caruthers Sullivan, served as Zeus XII. His grandfather, Garland Williams Sullivan, served as Zeus L.  

Guy Fortenberry Thornton, an accounting major with a minor in general finance at the University of Mississippi, is the son of Mr. and Mr. Tommy Guy Thornton. He is president of the Senior Class of 2018, a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, where he served as Chapter president and is the philanthropy chairman and head of finance for the Ole Miss Big Event. He is a member of Parkway Heights United Methodist Church.

Robert Lovelle Upton  is the son of Layne Rogers Upton and Jessica McLeod Upton. He is a business administration major at Mississippi State. He is a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, where he serves as social chairman. In Africa, he has served as a reclaim project volunteer and a small steps for compassion volunteer.

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