Courtney Doucette crowned Scallop Days queen

Published on August 9, 2014


Courtney Doucette was crowned Digby’s Scallop Queen at the end of the coronation celebrations in the Digby Regional High School Theater Friday night.

Doucette along with Callista Weir, Amber Prime and Micheala Raymond were vying for the title at the 39th annual Scallop Days.

This year’s queen is the 18-year old daughter of Lillian Graham-Doucette and Rene Doucette, and graduated in June from Digby Regional High School.

Doucette, who was also named Miss Congeniality, was sponsored by the Digby Fire Department.

Callista Weir was named 1st lady-in-waiting and was sponsored by the Digby Area Recreation Committee.

Amber Prime won 2nd lady-in-waiting and was sponsored by MacAlpine’s Kwikway.

Micheala Raymond received the Friendship award and was sponsored by the Digby branch of Scotiabank.

Outgoing queen Megan Hersey expressed her appreciation to the town and municipality for the support and encouragement over the past year.

“I have been honored to represent this town,” said Hersey. “I hope the new Scallop Queen will enjoy the experience as much as I did.”

Doucette said she was overwhelmed when her name was called out as the new Scallop Queen.

“Being named Scallop Queen was totally unexpected,” Doucette said. “I am really excited for the year ahead of me.”

A colour party from HMCS Acadia and town crier Peter Davies opened the ceremonies. Len Hawley was master of ceremonies and judges were Keith Haight, June Haight and Trudy Daley.