MAID SYDNEY MARGARET BORRIES
Sydney Margaret Borries is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Sidney Borries, Jr. of Ocean Springs, MS. Her maternal grandparents are Ms. Dana Clark and Mr. Marby Penton, Jr. Her paternal grandparents are the late Ms. Ardina Holmes and the late Mr. Wayne Borries, Sr.
Sydney is an honors graduate of Ocean Springs High School. She was a Baseball Diamond Girl, served as vice president for the Broadcasting and Journalism Club, Historian for the Ocean Springs Cotillion Club, Secretary for the Paws for a Cause Group, and a member of the Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs Crown Club.
She is currently a Senior at the University of Mississippi, where she is majoring in Integrated Marketing and Communications and a marketing intern at Ravine in Oxford, Mississippi. Sydney was voted to represent the Chi Omega Fraternity in the Old Miss Parade of Beauties, a long-standing university tradition. She is a member of the Chi Omega Tau Sorority, the Chi Omega Rush Team, the Active Minds Advertising Club, the American Marketing Association, Ole Miss Big Event Community Service Project, and the Spanish Club. She also volunteers at the University of Mississippi Food Pantry Mission, and Grove Grocery.
Sydney was a 2022 Gulf Coast Debutante. She and her family are parishioners of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Ocean Springs, MS. She is also a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford, MS.
MAID LILLIAN LOUISE GUIDA
Miss Lillian Louise “Lillie” Guida is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Guida. Her maternal grandparents are Ms. Helen Lopez and the late Dr. Alfredo Lopez. Her paternal grandparents are Ms. Emily Guida and the late Robert Guida.
Lillie is a graduate of Saint Patrick Catholic High School, where she graduated with high honors and was a two-time All-American Cheerleader. She was President of the Cotillion Club of Gulfport, Vice President of National Science Honor Society, Varsity Cheer Captain, Varsity Tennis Captain, and Varsity Basketball Captain. She was involved in Youth Legislature, where she served as Speaker of the House. She also was a tennis state champion for two years, and a district champion every year from 7th through 12th grade.
She attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Clinical Exercise Physiology. At Mississippi State, she was a member of Chi Omega, Treasurer of Kinesiology Student Ambassadors, Mississippi State Foundation Ambassador, a member of Exercise Science Honor Society, a member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, and a member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Lillie was a 2019 Gulf Coast Debutante and is a parishioner of St. James Catholic Church in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Last year, she began a master’s program in education at William Carey University. She served as a 1st grade assistant at Saint James Catholic Elementary School. This school year, she began her career in Education as a 5th grade teacher at St. James Catholic Elementary School.
Lillie’s sisters, Michie and Addie Guida, were maids in 2018.
MAID ALIVIA LYNN LECHNER
Alivia Lynn Lechner is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Lechner, Jr. of D’Iberville, MS. Her maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Webster Lee. Her paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Phil Lechner, Sr.
Alivia is a 2019 graduate from D’Iberville High School, where she graduated with high honors. She was in the top 10 of the 2019 graduating class and the top 25 of the D’Iberville High School 2018-2019 student body. She served as team captain of the D’Iberville Darlings Dance Team, was a representative at Steven Palazzo Youth Leadership Summit, and a representative for Coast Electric Leaders in Training Workshop.
She is a 2023 graduate from the University of Mississippi, where she received a Bachelor in Exercise Science and a Minor in Biological Sciences. Alivia was a member of Kappa Delta Alpha Mu chapter, Ole Miss Student Alumni Council and Ole Miss Pre-PA Society. She was on the dean’s and chancellor’s honor roll and served as the Kappa Delta Recruitment Philanthropy chair in 2021.
Alivia served as the 2019 Ocean Springs Cotillion Ball Queen and was a member of St. Mary’s Lifeteen. She and her family are parishioners of St. Michaels Catholic Church. Alivia is a member of Gulf Coast Carnival Association and Krew of Athena organization. She is currently employed as a medical assistant for Dr. Angela Wingfield at the Dermatology Clinic in Gulfport and plans to attend Physician Assistant school.
Alivia’s great-great grandfather, John Eistetter served as a duke in 1916. Her great-great grandmother, Mary Chinn reigned as Queen Ixolib in 1917. Her uncle, Dr. John Mallett was a duke in 1997 and 2019. Her cousin, David Machado was a duke in 2013, served as Lt. of Carnival in 2016-2017 and Captain of Carnival in 2018-2019. Her cousin, Savannah Smith was a page in 2014, flag bearer in 2016 and Key Girl in 2020-21. Her cousin, Addison Machado was a Page in 2022 and is currently serving as a flag bearer for 2024.
MAID LILLIAN FALLS MUNRO
Lillian “Lilly” Falls Munro of Ocean Springs is the daughter of Ms. Dee Dee Patterson Munro of Ocean Springs and Mr. Jerry Thomas Munro of Ocean Springs. Her maternal grandparents are Ms. Sandra DeJean Patterson, and the late Mr. Thomas Lynn Patterson and her paternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas “Tommy” Munro, all of Biloxi.
Lilly is a Junior at the University of Mississippi where she is pursuing a B.S. in Public Health and Health Sciences with an emphasis in Health Science Studies, with a double minor in Chemistry and Biology on the Pre-Med track. She is a member of the Golden Key Honor Society, the Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Professionals Honor Society, and National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is on the Chancellor’s List and is the recipient of the KIA National Great Unknowns Scholarship, the Salix Pharmaceuticals Health Scholar Award, the Wells Fargo Impact Scholarship, the 2021 Horatio Alger State Scholar Award, the Ole Miss Circle Award, the Ole Miss Opportunity Scholarship, the University of Mississippi Academic Merit Scholarship, the University of Mississippi 1848 Scholarship, the David Pruitt Award for Courage, the Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship, and the C.T. and Eula Switzer Scholarship. Lilly is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority Alpha Mu Chapter, the American Medical Student Association, the American Medical Women’s Association, Ole Miss Rotaract, and is a leader in Ole Miss Big Event. While in Oxford, she volunteers and fundraises for Prevent Child Abuse America, Oxford Exchange Club Family Center, Girl Scouts of America, and CASA for Children of North Mississippi.
She is a parishioner of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the founder and president of “America’s Real Hunger Game: 41 Million in Crisis” initiative. She was awarded a Quality-of-Life Award for her volunteerism and fundraising against hunger in her gulf coast community. She has volunteered and raised funds for Backpack Buddies, The Lord is My Help, Children’s Miracle Network, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the American Heart Association. Lilly was a competition dancer for over 14 years and received the Dance Educators of America Overall Regional Solo Title Award, was a four-year recipient of the All-American Cheerleader award by Universal Cheer Association and is a member of the 2023 Mississippi Gulf Coast Debutante Society. Lilly served as page to Queen Ixolib in 2011 and as a Flagbearer in 2015. Her father, Jerry Munro, was Lieutenant of Carnival 2003-2004, Captain of Carnival in 2005 – 2007, and a Duke in 1989 and 2002. Her sister, Grace Munro, was a page to Queen Ixolib in 2008, a Flagbearer in 2011, and a Maid in 2019. Her grandfather, Tommy Munro, was King d’Iberville in 1989. Her aunt Jata Craighill was Queen Ixolib in 1982 and her aunt Lizana Lucy was a maid in 1982.
MAID GABRIELLE NICOLE MURRAY
Gabrielle Nicole Murray is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lee Murray of Biloxi, MS. Her maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Matthews and the late Mr. William J. Dannenmueller. Her paternal grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. William Daniels and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy I. Murray.
Gabrielle graduated in 2019 from Biloxi High School with high honors. She was a member of the National Beta Club, Key Club, Interact Club, Environmental Club, National Society of High School Scholars, and Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs Crown Club.
She graduated in May 2023 from The University of Mississippi, with a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in healthcare. She was on the Dean and Chancellor honors list and was a member of Chi Omega Sorority, Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society, the National Society of Leadership and Success and the Flagship Society. Gabrielle was the recipient of the Ann Wesson Memorial Scholarship. She is currently attending the University of Southern Mississippi pursuing a Masters of Business Administration.
Gabrielle and her family are members of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Biloxi, MS. She volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul Society, Food Pantry of Oxford, and the Red Cross Blood Drives. She is also a member of the Krew of Athena carnival organization.
She served as a 2015 GCCA Flagbearer.
MAID ANNA LANE SALA
Anna Lane “Laney” Sala of Biloxi is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Alan Sala, Jr. of Biloxi. Her maternal grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Donald Randolph Stafford and Mr. Garlon Allen Pemberton. Her paternal grandparents are the late Mr. Paul Alan Sala, Sr. and the late Pamela Tucker Campbell.
Laney is a senior at Louisiana State University where she is pursuing a degree in Kinesiology. She is an LSU Cheerleader and a member of the Phi Gamma Chapter of Chi Omega Sorority. She is a graduate of Biloxi High School and was a varsity cheerleader all four years and co-captain her junior year and captain her senior year. Laney was a member of the Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Rho Kappa, National Honor Society where she also served as Vice-President, Key Club, Diamond Girl and Student Council. She was also a part of the Gabrielle’s Trendsetter Fashion Board, Gem of Champions Competitive Cheer, Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership, and Our Lady of Fatima Youth group.
Laney was awarded All American Cheerleader, MVP Cheerleader, BHS Cheer great scholastic achievement, BHS Homecoming Court and BHS Prom Court. She was a Kelli’s School of Dance Showstopper and a member of the 2022 Mississippi Gulf Coast Debutante Society.
She has been a volunteer in her community through the Breast Cancer Walk, Boys & Girls Club, American Heart Association, Loaves & Fishes, Our Lady of Fatima St. Vincent de Paul, SoSo Strong Foundation, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Indian Nation 5k Walk, Alzheimer’s Foundation, beach cleanup volunteer, North Bay Night Out volunteer, Make-A-Wish Foundation on behalf of Chi Omega and Days for Girls. Laney was a Page to Queen Ixolib in 2014 and was Key Girl in 2020. Her grandfather Paul Sala was a Duke in 1992, her father Alan Sala was a Duke in 2011, her brother Tucker served as a Flag Bearer in 2015 and her youngest brother Tripp is a 2024 Flag Bearer.
MAID ANALEISE LAUREN WILLIAMS
Miss Analeise Lauren Williams is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Dean Feeney and Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Lee Wililams, Jr. Her maternal grandparents are Mrs. James Howard Haynes and
the late James Howard Haynes. Her paternal grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. James Monroe
Analeise graduated with Special Distinction from Gulfport High School and was a member of the
National Honor Society, President of the Model United Nations Club, Treasurer of Youth
Legislature and Beta Clubs, and Business Manager of the Annual Staff. She was also a
member of the Gulfport Mayor’s Youth Council and the Cotillion Club of Gulfport.
She is a 2023 graduate of Louisiana State University’s Ogden Honors College. At LSU, she was on the President’s List, Dean’s List, received Sophomore Honors Distinction, and graduated
Summa Cum Laude with 4.10 GPA. She earned a degree in Kinesiology Human Movement
Science, Pre-Physical Therapy, and a minor in Political Science. She is an active alumna of Phi Mu Sorority and served on the Honors Committee and as Fraternity Relations Chair. She was also a member of the American Medical Women’s Association, Association of Pre-Physical Therapy, and Disability Advocacy Council.
Analeise currently attends Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law as a first year law student and a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient. She is a member of the Health Law Association, theCorporate Law Association, the Sports and Entertainment Law Association, and the Women in Law Association.
She is also a volunteer for the Make a Wish Foundation of South Mississippi and Children’s
Analeise was a 2021 debutante with the Gulf Coast Debutante Society and member of Trinity
United Methodist Church.
Analeise was Page to King Mark Mavar in 2012. Her mother Donna Haynes Feeney served as
a Maid in 1988 and Queen Ixolib in 1991. Her father, Richard Williams was a Duke in 2004.
Serving as flag bearers were her siblings, Braxton Williams in 2016, Hudson Williams in 2019,
Eliza Williams in 2020 and Brenner Feeney in 2024.
Her Grandmother, Dona Harry Haynes, served as a Maid in 1959 and her Grandfather, James
Howard Haynes was a Duke in 1994 and served as King d’Iberville in 2007. Her aunt, Denise
Haynes Nault was a maid in 1999 and Queen Ixolib in 2001 and her uncle, James H. Haynes, Jr
was a Duke in 2007. Her Great Aunt, Peggy Harry Schloegel served as Queen Ixolib in 1959
and her Great Uncle, George Schloegel, was King d’Iberville in 1988 along with numerous other cousins and family members who have served as royalty with GCCA.
MAID ABIGAIL VIRGINIA YATES
Miss Abigail Virginia Yates is the daughter of Mr. William G. Yates III and Ms. Tara Duett Yates. Her maternal grandparents are Mr. Stuart Duett and Mrs. Kay Duett and the late Mr. Dell Duett. Her paternal grandparents are Mr. William G. Yates Jr. and Mrs. Nancy Fancher Yates.
Abby graduated from St. Patrick Catholic High School in 2019 with high honors. She was a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Honor Societies for English, Science and Art. She won multiple awards including the Youth Leadership Award, Student of the Month, and numerous class awards. She was a four-year varsity cheerleader and a member of the Cotillion Club of Gulfport where she served as a maid her senior year. She was also a member of the Key Club, the French Club and Mu Alpha Theta. In 2023, Abby graduated summa cum laude in Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. While an undergraduate, she was a Provost Scholar, received the Academic Merit Scholarship and was a member of the Chancellor’s Leadership Class. She was also a member of the Gamma Beta Phi society, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, Golden Key International Honour Society, and Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honor Society. Her senior year, she received the Campbell Scholarship in Accountancy. She was also a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Abby is currently pursuing a Master of Accountancy and Data Analytics and she has been awarded the Hearin Foundation Graduate Fellowship.
Abby was a Gulf Coast Debutante in 2021 and she is a member of the Biloxi First United Methodist Church.
Her father, William G. Yates, III, served as a duke in 2002 and King d’Iberville in 2004.