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2019 derby court

LouisvilleKY student crowned Kentucky Derby Queen

Louisville, KY.  – With the traditional spin of a wheel Brittany Patillo of Louisville, KY, was named the 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen this past weekend at the 61st annual Fillies Derby Ball at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. Brittany, 22-years-old is a Senior at the University of Louisville majoring in Theatre Arts. She is a Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship recipient, a member of the African American Theatre Program, and has been named to the Dean’s List for five consecutive semesters. Brittany is a Youth Coordinator and Advisor for several area churches, as well as a dance instructor for the LaNita Rocknettes School of Dance. This year’s…

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2016 Royal Court

LouisvilleKY’s Kentucky Derby Festival now seeking royalty

  August 31, 2016 Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival begins its search for new royalty next week! The application process for the 2017 Royal Court opens online on Tuesday, September 6, at KDF.org. Young women from Kentucky or Southern Indiana who are full-time college students are eligible. The deadline for submissions is October 16. The Festival’s Royal Court is a great opportunity for any talented young woman to earn scholarship monies, as well as serve as an official ambassador for the city and the Kentucky Derby Festival in the spring. The program is not a beauty pageant. Each…


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