Duchess of Arkansas XXIX Mary Gallagher

Duchess of Arkansas XXIX, Mary Gallagher may have been born in the great state of Texas, but considers Shreveport her home. After graduating from Captain Shreve High School, she attended LSU-Shreveport and then Northwestern State University where she graduated with a degree in Nursing. Mary is the Nursing Supervisor of the Pediatric ICU at University Health. She has been a loyal employee there for the past 26 years.

Mary has been married for seven years to her husband Patrick, and has four children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, traveling and reading.

Mary joined the Krewe of Gemini in 2008. She is active on her float, has participated in the yearly hospital visits, and has helped with the Bal. Mary cherishes the friendships and memories she has made through the years.

She is looking forward to being Duchess of Arkansas andrepresenting the Krewe of Gemini.