The Gonzales Memorial VFW hosted its annual beauty pageant Feb. 28 at its hall in Gonzales.

The 2016 queens are: Baby Miss Ryan Templet, daughter of Tom and Victoria Templet; Toddler Miss Blakely Johnson, daughter of Anthony and Laci Johnson; Tiny Miss Charley Girouard, daughter of Brad and Starlet Girouard; Petite Miss Braeleigh Bruner, daughter of Josh and Brooke Vicknair; Deb Miss Addison Entremont, daughter of Jarrett and Hailey Entremont; and Junior Miss Alli Moore, daughter of Charles and Kimberly Moore.

Representing the post at the VFW State Convention and Pageant this year are Miss Buddy Poppy Haleigh Anderson, daughter of John and Heather Anderson; Teen Miss VFW Marlee Hebert, daughter of Yancy and Anne Hebert; Miss VFW Jordyn Blazier. Jordyn is the daughter of William Blazier and Stacy Babin. She is a freshman attending River Parishes Community College.