Krewe of Mother Goose rolls in Goodyear Park
Published 9:12 am Sunday, February 3, 2013
The annual Annunciation Catholic School’s Krewe of Mother Goose parade, rescheduled to Tuesday, Jan 29, due to severe weather forecast for the original Wednesday date, was rewarded with sunny, though somewhat cloudy, skies.
The parade began at 1:30 p.m. in Goodyear Park, with throngs of parade-goers lining the sidewalks, calling out for beads and candy, as the floats, decorated in Mother Goose style, rolled by.
The royalty for the Krewe of Mother Goose for 2013 included King Braden Arlt, Queen Ainsley Temples, Prince Awston Cotton and Princess Jayla Manning.
Here are the names of the floats, with their riders and the person pulling the float:
• Mother Goose Rhyme, pulled by James Stevenson (Robin Hood — Drake Flot)
• Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, pulled by MacKenzie Cefalu and Katelyn Gray (Mary — Zoey Galloway)
• Jack and Jill, pulled by Raven Foster and Randall Foster (Jack — Ashton Foster, and Jill — Hannah Traylor)
• Hey Diddle Diddle, pulled by Mary Margaret Hayden and Connor Gibson (Rider — Olivia Mizell)
• A Hunting We Will Go, pulled by Hunter Galiano (Hunter — Jennings Scott)
• Queen of Hearts, pulled by Helen Chen and Vania Aguilar (Queen — Ava Grace Cummings, Queen — Libby Lyons)
• Down by the Station, pulled by Ashton Callender (Rider — Jack Ezell)
• There Was An Old Woman, pulled by Kennedy Robert and Drew Wagner (Old Woman — Madeline Adams)
• Mother Goose Rhyme, pulled by Courtney Roberson and Jacob Campos
• Peter , Peter Pumpkin Eater, pulled by Michaela Seal and Wyatt Verret (Riders — Aiden Hartzog and Ashleigh Wallace)
• Little Bo Peep, pulled by Nikolle Johannesen and Kade Day (Bo Peep — Jayla Manning)
• Yankee Doodle Dandy, pulled by Rory Breland (Yankee Doodle — Leo Goff)
• Jack and Jill, pulled by Michaela Seal and Wyatt Verret (Jack — Awston Cotton, Jill — Ainsley Temples)
• I Saw A Ship A Sailing, pulled by Joseph Ezell (Sailor — S. J. Dillman)
• The Queen of Hearts, pulled by McKenna Fussell and Claire Jenkins (Queen — Julie Wheat)
• Hansel and Gretel, pulled by Justin Stewart and Devin Pounds (Hansel — Braden Arlt, Gretel —Athalie Watts)
• Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, pulled by Lamesha Holloway (Mary — Reese Henley)
• Hickory, Dickory Dock, pulled by Victor Dunomes (Rider — Heath Blanchard)