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Local VFW queens capture titles during state competition

Staff report
Tara Babin was crowned Miss Louisiana VFW 2015 during the VFW State Convention and Pageant.

Three queens of VFW Post 3693 travelled to Alexandria June 26 to represent the Gonzales Memorial VFW Post 3693 at the State Convention and Pageant. In addition to writing an essay, both Tara Babin and Alayna Jaeger competed in interview, sportswear, and evening gown.

The VFW Post 3693 is proud to announce that Bella Babin won the title of Louisiana’s Little Miss Buddy Poppy. She is the daughter of Beau and Jace’ Babin. Alayna Jaeger placed second alternate in the first ever Junior Miss competition. She is the daughter of Stacy and Lance Jaeger. Tara Babin swept her division receiving the Americanism Award for her essay titled “What the Pledge of Allegiance Means to Me,” and was crowned Miss Louisiana VFW 2015. Tara is the daughter of Tim and Charmaine Babin.