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Lafayette sisters honored in Alabama during Selma activities

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Kailon Babineaux (right) was crowned the 2018 Miss Jubilee Pageant Queen, and her sister, Kamryn (left), won the talent portion of the pageant/ Courtesy: Brenda Andrus Kailon Babineaux (right) was crowned the 2018 Miss Jubilee Pageant Queen, and her sister, Kamryn (left), won the talent portion of the pageant/ Courtesy: Brenda Andrus
SELMA, Ala. -

Two teenagers with the Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Lafayette traveled to Selma, Alabama to participate in the 2018 Miss Jubilee Pageant and other activities.

Seventeen-year-old Kailon Babineaux, who is a senior at Lafayette High School, was crowned the 2018 Miss Jubilee Pageant Queen, and her sister, Kamryn, won the talent portion of the pageant. Kamryn, 14, is an 8th grader at David Thibodaux STEM Academy. 

Kailon was also the grand marshal in this year's Selma parade.

While on their trip, the sisters visited the National Voting Rights Museum where they participated in a mock trial and met civil rights lawyer Rose Sanders.

They also met U.S. Rep. Maxine Moore Waters of California and U.S. Rep.John Robert Lewis of Georgia.

Before concluding their trip, the young women took a walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

Kamryn Babineaux, left; Kailon Babineaux, right 

Kailon Babineaux alongside U.S. Rep. Maxine Moore Waters

Photos courtesy of Brenda Andrus 

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