44th Annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Oct. 10-12, 2019

Zwolle Tamale Fiesta 44th Anniversary!!!

Come Celebrate With Us!!!

Oct. 10-12, 2019

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ZTF Recognition

ZTF featured in March-April Louisiana Life Magazine

ZTF receives AAA Southern Traveler Award

ZTF Cookbook

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“Cookin’ It Up for 40 years”
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My name is Skyler Elexus Ezernack, and I am the 43rd Annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Queen. I am the 19 year old daughter of Evan and Rene’ Ezernack. I have a older brother and younger sister. My paternal grandparents are Edwin and Dorothy Ezernack of Zwolle, and my maternal grandparents are Roger and Joyce Patrick of Zwolle. My godparents are Huey and Lela Malmay of Zwolle.

I am a 2017 graduate of Zwolle High School. While in high school I was very active in several organizations, clubs, and was also a Zwolle Hawks Cheerleader. I held various Class Officer positions through high school, while stay on the A/B honor roll. I also received several honors in high school and competed in FCCLA Star Events, where we went on to win golds at the state and national level.

I currently attend Northwestern State University, where I am pursuing a degree in Hospitality Management and Tourism. My concentration is travel and tourism, and my minor is culinary arts. I am an active member of the hospitality program, where I volunteer for various events. I plan to graduate in 2020 and pursue a career in event or tour management.

I am a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Zwolle, Louisiana. I attended religion classes my whole school career and volunteered for Vacation Bible School and several other activities. I was baptized and confirmed in St. Joseph’s Church.

I am extremely honored and privileged to be the 2018-2019 Miss Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Queen. I am excited to see what this year holds and what memories will be made. My goal is to be the best queen I can possibly be by promoting the Zwolle Tamale Fiesta to the best of my ability. I want to educate others about our rich history and Spanish/Indian cultures, while informing them about our delicious tamales and wonderful festival.

My name is Emmalee Suzanne Lewing, and I am the 40th Annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Queen. I am the 17 year old daughter of Keith and Cindy Lewing. My paternal grandparents are Milton Lewing of Many, Louisiana and Linda Morris of La Porte, Texas. My maternal grandparents are Rebecca Procell and the late Gerald Procell of Zwolle. My godparents are Scott and Renay Procell of Zwolle. I have an older sister, Kaitlin, who attends Northwestern State University and is majoring in Biology, and a younger sister, Raeghan, who is a sophomore at Ebarb High School.

I am a senior at Ebarb High School where I am very active in basketball, softball and cheerleading. I am also involved in many clubs and organizations such as: Family Career and Community Leaders of America, Future Business Leaders of America, 4-H, and BETA.

After I graduate, I plan to attend Northwestern State University and major in early childhood education with aspiration of becoming a preschool teacher.

I am a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Ebarb, Louisiana. In the past I have served as an alter server and I currently serve as a Eucharistic minister.

My hobbies include shopping, spending time with my family and friends, reading, playing fetch with my dog, Rebel, and competing in sporting events.

I would like to thank my parents for sponsoring me in the pageant and also everyone else that helped me prepare for this adventure. I am proud to be representing the Tamale Fiesta and the town of Zwolle as the 40th Annual Miss Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Queen.

I proudly invite you to join me in my home town Zwolle, Louisiana the second weekend in October for a sizzling good time!