2020 GCCA Maids Announced

Gulf Coast Carnival Association Sponsors Reception at Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi on February 8, 2020. Photo by James Edward Bates Photography.

Catherine Callie Douglas

Catherine Callie Douglas is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Douglas of Gulfport.  Her maternal grandparents are the late Tom and the late Mary Carpenter.  Her paternal grandparents are the late Justin and the late Katherine Douglas.

She is a graduate of Biloxi High School where she was on the Honor Roll, a cheerleader, a Diamond Girl and a member of multiple Honor Societies.  Callie attended the University of Mississippi where she was a member of the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society and a member of Kappa Delta Sorority where she served on the recruitment team.  She is currently attending the University of Southern Mississippi School Of Nursing.

She was a 2017 Gulf coast Debutante.  She and her family attend the First United Methodist Church of Biloxi.

She was a page in 2009 to King d’Iberville Rick Carter.  She also served as a flag bearer in 2009 and in 2016 as Key Girl.  Her sister, Juliana, has served as a page in 2007, a flagbearer in 2009 and most recently as a Maid in 2017.

Julia Rose Grant

Julie Rose Grant is the daughter of Dr. Walter Grant, III and Mrs. Ashley Grant of Gulfport.  Her maternal grandparents are the Mr. Jerry Price and Mrs. Betty Price.  Her paternal grandparents are Mr. Walter Grant, Jr. and Mrs. Evelyn Grant.

She attended Gulfport High School where she graduated as salutatorian.  She was Student Body President and a National Merit Finalist. She is a senior at the University of Mississippi pursuing a double major in Economics and Public Policy Leadership.  She is a Taylor Medalist, on the Chancellor’s List, an Ole Miss Women’s Council Scholar and received the Panhellenic Trailblazer Award. She is also member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College.  She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority and the Associated Student Body where she served as Panhellenic Senator and Chief of Staff to the President. She is section editor for the University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal and opinion columnist for the Daily Mississippian newspaper. She also serves on the Panhellenic Standards Board.  Next year, she will be attending law school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Virginia.

She is a member of St. John Catholic Church.  She is a volunteer with More than a Meal and Girl Scouts of the United Stated of America.  She is an ambassador for Mississippians Against Human Trafficking and a former intern at both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Supreme Court.

Abigail Hope Lawson

Abigail Hope Lawson of Biloxi is the daughter of Tim and Sallie Lawson.  Her maternal grandparents are the late Wilton Trawick and the late Beatrice Necaise Zimmerman.  Her paternal grandparents are Robert and Shirley Lawson.

She is a graduate of Biloxi High School where she received the Caring Woman Promise Award and was inducted into the Hall of Fame.  She also served as a member of the Student Council and the yearbook staff.  She is an alumnus of Mississippi State University where she was a member of the Psi Chi Honor Society and Delta Delta Delta Sorority.  She also served as a peer mentor for the Autism Liaisons.

She is member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.  She was a 2017 member of the Mississippi Debutant Society.   

Victoria Ashton Leckich

Victoria Ashton Leckich of Biloxi is the daughter of David and Ann-Marie Leckich.  Her maternal grandparents are the late Elie Hebert and the late Kathleen Hebert.  Her paternal grandparents are the late Joseph Leckich and Cordelia Leckich.

She attended St Patrick Catholic High School graduating with High Honors.  She is currently pursuing a nursing degree at the University of Southern Mississippi.  She is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity.

Victoria is a member of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral Parish.

She was a flag bearer in 2010.  He father, David Leckich, was a Duke in 2019.  Her grandfather, Joseph Leckich, served as a Duke in 1980.  Her uncle, Jim Hardin, was a Duke in 2007 and served as King d’Iberville in 2019.          

Peyton Elise Mohan

Peyton Elise Mohan of Biloxi is the daughter of John and Shelli Mohan.  Her maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. David Arthur Gary and Ms. Ann Elizabeth Gary. Her paternal grandparents are Rose Mary Vice and the late George Vincent Mohan.

She attended Biloxi High School where she graduated with Honors.  She was captain of the Biloxi Varsity Cheer Squad and an All-American cheerleader. She was a Diamond Girl, served on the yearbook staff and was a member of the National Business Honor Society. She attended Mississippi State University studying Biological Sciences.  She was a member of the Phi Mu Sorority and the Student Association.  She is currently at the University of Southern Mississippi pursuing a degree in Nursing.

Peyton is a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.  She was a Mississippi Gulf Coast Debutant and served as a page to Mississippi State Representative Casey Eure.

Her uncle, William Lee Guice IV, was a Duke in 2016. 

Lindsay Blake Streiff

Lindsay Blake Streiff of Ocean Springs is the daughter of Mike and Wendy Streiff.  Her maternal grandparents are Donald and Shirley Whittington.   Her paternal grandparents Mike and Marilyn Streiff. 

Lindsay is a High Honors graduate of Ocean Springs High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, National Technical Honor Society, and a Scholar Athlete. She was a member of the Mayor’s Youth Council as well as the Student Council where she served as freshman and sophomore class secretary. She also served as the corresponding secretary for the Ocean Springs Cotillion Organization. She was an ambassador mentor, a Diamond Girl, a varsity and competition cheerleader, a three-time 6A Varsity Cheerleading State Champion, and a three-time UCA All American Cheerleader. She was also elected class favorite and a member of the homecoming court.  

She graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi State University with a degree in Biological Sciences and is currently pursuing a degree in Animal Dairy Science with an emphasis in pre-vet.  She was a recipient of an Academic Excellence scholarship and was selected to attend the MSU Donald Zacharias Leadership Conference. She is a member of Order of Omega, Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She was elected to the MSU Student Association where she served as a senator for the College of Arts and Sciences. She was also a member of the Pre-Vet Club, Spanish Club, and Maroon VIP. She is a member of Phi Mu sorority where she served on the Phi Mu Academic Excellence Committee and was the Phi Mu Big/Lil Sis Coordinator.

She is a 2016 member of the Gulf Coast Debutante Society. She is a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Ocean Springs.

Madison Elizabeth Warren

Madison Elizabeth Warren of Gulfport is the daughter of Steven Michael Warren and Jamie Elizabeth Warren.  Her maternal grandmother is Nancy Elizabeth Pepperman. Her paternal grandparents are Lawrence Wayne and Bonnie Purvis Warren and Beverly Joyce Warren.

She is a graduate of Gulfport High School.  She was a varsity cheerleader, a member of the homecoming court and a class favorite.  She was a member of National Honor Society, Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a Mississippi Eminent Scholar and Universal Cheerleading Association 4-Time All-American Cheerleader.  She is a senior at Mississippi State University studying Marketing. She is a Mississippi State Foundation Ambassador serving as vice president and events coordinator, a member of Kappa Delta Sorority serving on the food committee and logistics team, and a collaborate programmer for the Resident Hall Association.  She is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Accounting, Financial Women’s Alliance, Mississippi State’s Research & Development Committee, Undergraduate Women in Business, & Accounting and Finance Student Society.

Madison is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and danced with Kelli’s Steps Showstoppers.  She was a member of the Gulf Coast Debutante Society.  She was awarded a Freshman Academic Scholarship, Key Club Scholarship and was invited to represent Mississippi State University at the Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala for the induction of Leo Seal, Jr.

She was a flag bearer in 2013.  Her father, Steven Warren, was a Duke in 2011. Her sister, Hannah Warren, was a flag bearer in 2015.  Her sister, Haley Warren, was a flag bearer in 2016.

Kolby Davis Wesson

Kolby Davis Wesson of Gulfport is the daughter of Ray Wesson and Lisa Wolverton.  Her maternal grandparents are Patricia Davis and the late Artis Lee Davis of Starkville.  Her paternal grandparents are the late Dr. Ray and the late Ann Wesson of Ocean Springs.

She is a graduate of Gulfport High School where she was elected into the Hall of Fame.  She was a Student Council Rpresentative, a member of the National Honors Society, Varsity Cheer Captain, homecoming sweetheart, Senior Class Most Beautiful, Gulfport High School Scholar Athlete, Gulf Coast Youth Leadership representative, Key Club Vice Pesident, Art Club Vice President, a Mu Alpha Theta Club member and Academic Institutes Student Ambassador.  She was a member of Cotillion Club of Gulfport where she served as secretary and was selected most outstanding member.

She is a senior at the University of Alabama where her major is Exercise and Sport Science with minors in Biology and Psychology. She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority where she served academic chair.  She is a member of Pre-Physical Therapy Society, UA Exercise Physiology Club, Alabama Panhellenic Recruitment Team and Reformed University Fellowship Leadership Team.

Kolby is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and volunteers with the Girl Scouts of America and the West Alabama Food Bank.

Her father, Ray Wesson, was a Duke in 2017.  Her sister, Presley Wesson McNiel, was a flag bearer in 2002.  Her sister, Morgan Wesson Eiland, was a flag bearer in 2006.