2022 Pages Announced

Gulf Coast Carnival Association pages, from left, Riggs Guice, Ryland Bertucci, Caroline Clark and Addison Machado at City Hall in Biloxi, Mississippi, on January 5, 2022. Photo by James Edward Bates Photography.

Caroline Anne Clark

Caroline Anne Clark of Gulfport is the daughter of Brax and Jennifer Clark. She is a student at Bayou View Middle School where she is on the Principal’s List and a member of the National Junior Honor Society.  At school she is a cheerleader and a member of the tennis team.  Caroline is a member of Kelli’s Step Showstoppers. She is a UCA All Star Cheerleader and a member of the National Honor Society for Dance. She is a member of St. James Catholic Church.  She enjoys snow skiing, dancing, tennis and cooking.

GCCA Affiliations

Caroline was a flag bearer in 2020.  Her father, Brax Clark was a duke in 2018 and served as duke’s liaison in 2020.  Her brother, Brax Cook Clark was a page to King d’Iberville in 2020 and is serving as a flag bearer this year.

Addison Faith Machado

Addison Faith Machado of Gulfport is the daughter of David and Donna Machado.  She is a student at St. James Catholic Elementary School where she is on the high honor roll and a member of the girls basketball team.  She has won both the Young Christian Award and Coke Zero Hero Award on multiple occasions.

She is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a four-year member of Kelli Steps Showstoppers.

GCCA Affiliations

Addison’s father, David Machado, was a duke in 2013 and captain in 2018 and 2019.  Her sister, Savannah Smith, was a page to Queen Ixolib in 2014, a flag bearer in 2016 and is serving as key girl this year. 

Riggs Guice

Riggs Guice of Biloxi is the son of Billy and Patti Guice.  He is in the sixth grade at Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School in Biloxi. He consistently receives highest honors and the AR Goal award.  He has received the Terrific Kid Award, and Citizenship award.  Riggs is a member of Our lady of Fatima Catholic Church where he is an altar server.

Riggs plays on Gulf Coast United Soccer Team. He was on the Biloxi Baseball All Star team. He currently plays on his school flag football and basketball teams as well as participates on the track team. He has played on his schools golf team.

GCCA Affiliations

Riggs’ father, Billy Guice, was a duke in 2016.  His sister, Julia Guice, was a page in 2018.  His grandfather, William Lee Guice III, was a duke in 1986.

Frank Ryland Bertucci, Jr.

Frank Ryland Bertucci, Jr. of Gulfport is the son of Ryland and Laine Bertucci. He is in the seventh grade at Bayou View Middle School where he is an honor roll student, a member of the student council and National Junior Honor Society.  He is on the school soccer and tennis teams. 

He is a member of the Bayou Bluff Tennis Club junior tennis team.  He is a parishioner at St. James Catholic Church where he participates in the youth group.

GCCA Affiliations

His father, Ryland Bertucci, Sr. was a page in 1984 and a duke in 2020. His grandfather, Frank E. Bertucci was a duke in 1986, co-captain in 1991 and 1992, King d’Iberville in 1994 and chairman of the board in 2002 and 2003. His great-grandfather, Frank Bertucci served as King d’iberville in 1961.