The Squires held their 53rd ball Tuesday evening in the New Orleans Theater at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Reigning as the 2015 queen was Miss Renée Elizabeth Breaux, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph. G. Breaux.

The queen was attended by maids of honor Misses Halle Grace Briede, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Otto F. Briede; Grace Mehurin Challenger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick M. Challenger; Helen Denechaud Charbonnet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Charbonnet; Faith Mary Margaret Coffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Coffman; Nanine Brent Cowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Cowan; Katherine Elizabeth Page Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark E. Curtis; Malise Dornier Favrot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford F. Favrot; Mary Kathryn Shelton Fitzpatrick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian C. Fitzpatrick; Ella Maxwell Freeman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. West Freeman III; Anna Catherine Guillot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Guillot; Catherine Everett Heebe, daughter of Mr. Odom B. Heebe Jr. and the late Mrs. Heebe; Kathleen Pipes Kelleher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Kelleher III; and Stirling Anne Kennedy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore G. Kennedy.

Also, Misses Isabel Susan Lane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Merritt Lane III; Martha Grace Benedict Lapeyre and Vivienne Claire Lapeyre, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Lapeyre; Mary Claire Ledet McCoy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dillard McCoy; Caroline Brooking Morrison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James J. Morrison; Julia Keller Nelson, daughter of Mr. Murrey P. Nelson and Ms. Ashley K. Nelson; Margaret Louise Craft Patin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Patin III; Adele Vance Reynoir, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vance G. Reynoir; Camille Claiborne Shall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David L. Shall; Sadie Elizabeth Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Taylor; Susan Caroline Toso, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brien J. Toso; Katherine Grace Walshe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Q. Walshe Jr.; and Elinor Pitot White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael B. White.

As the orchestra played a festive assortment of Christmas carols, Santa Claus arrived in a sleigh pulled by his team of reindeer. Leading the way was red-nosed Rudolph, portrayed by Master Olivier Clément Dabezies Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Dabezies, and grandson of the late, long-standing president of Squires, Dr. Oliver H. Dabezies.

The reindeer, who later served as pages to the court, included Misses Sydney McCloskey Able, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Ryan Able; Lydia Leontine Anderson, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George White; Camden Haynes Billups, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Keener Billups Jr.; Master Jonathan Sporl Breaux, son of Mr. and Mrs. Breaux; Misses Ainsley LeFebvre Browne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Partick Browne Jr.; Master Blake Tucker Couvillon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mason G. Couvillon; Master John Benjamin Cowan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cowan; Miss Lilah Mckenzie Deynoodt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Deynoodt Jr; Masters Peter Lange Ellis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael H. Ellis; Curtis Collins Eustis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis D. Eustis; Misses Caroline Louise Hales, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Hales; Nancy Wells Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian R. Johnson; Master James Alexander Kuuskraa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jason A. Kuuskraa; Misses Sara Avery Lovell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis A. Lovell; and Lucille Crane Mason, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Mason.

Reindeer also included Master Michael Cook McNabb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher M. McNabb; Miss Jeanne Katherine Meyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm D. Meyer; Master Grady Patrick Miles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Miles; Miss Mignon Vallee Odgen, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Roger H. Ogden II; Master Corbett Eugene Blackwell Parrino, son of Dr. and Mrs. Patrick E. Parrino; Misses Elizabeth Enneking Lamberton Patin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patin; Miss Riley Helyn Ralston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Graham M. Ralston; and Master John Allen Schafer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willian A. Schafer.

Mr. John R. Cook IV served as general chairman of the ball, assisted by committee chairs Messrs. Hardie C. French, John. C. Ellis, Mark W. Brown, Couvillon, Breaux, J. Storey Charbonnet, W. Claiborne Perrilliat III, Peter M. Tufton, Craig R. Webb, H. Dunbar Healy, Stephen B. Reynolds, Clayton Geary and Robert J.A. Williams.