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Louisiana Grand Assembly International Order of the Rainbow Girls

The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, Louisiana, recently held their 91st annual state Grand Assembly, where Miss Bayleigh Smith of Lake Charles presided for her Under the Sea sessions. Following her sessions, the 92nd Grand Installation was held and Miss Grayce Susan Mores, daughter of Kristina Irvan Donovan and stepdaughter of Wayne Donovan of Harvey, was installed as the Grand Worthy Advisor in Louisiana.
Grayce Susan Mores LA GWA 2017-2018

Grayce is a rising senior at LSMSA in Natchitoches.  She has chosen the Amaranth Diabetes Foundation as her state charity project and locally she is a member of Metairie Assembly #70 and will preside over the “Wishes and Dreams” session next June 2018 in Kenner, Louisiana. Mrs. Debbie Cocran-Hock of Metairie is the Supreme Deputy in Louisiana.

Other local members from Metairie Assembly #70 were also installed as state officers at the annual session: Heather White of Metairie was installed as Grand Worthy Associate Advisor, Emily Duckworth of Luling was installed as Grand Nature and Madison Graf of Metairie was installed as Grand Patriotism.  Hayley Weatherford of Westwego and Hailey Spiers from Slidell Assembly #4 were installed as Grand Drill Leader and Grand Fidelity respectively. Each young lady is also a Grand Representative of Louisiana to other states.

Other Grand Officers are as follows:  Mickayla Blue, PGWA, Grand Charity; Cameron Cobb, Grand Faith, both from Temple Assembly #87 in Bossier City; Madison Harger, Grand Faith, of Lake Area #9 in Lake Charles; Bayleigh Smith, PGWA, Grand Chaplain, Lake Area #9; Elizabeth Martin, PGWA, of Temple #87, Jane Zaruba, Grand Religion, and Amber Luxembourg, Grand Immortality, both of Diamond Assembly #88 in Baton Rouge; Emilie Brewer, Grand Service of Temple #88; and Mia Drost, Grand Outer Observer of Lake Area #9.

The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls is a nonprofit charitable Masonic Youth organization that prepares girls to be active members of their communities. Our membership consists of Sparkles are age three to age five, while our pledges are ages six to 10.  Young women ages 11-21 learn speaking and leadership skills and serve in various capacities through local, state and worldwide charity and service projects.

For more information: https://www.gorainbow.org or http://www.louisianarainbow.com.

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