Duchess of Louisiana XXX, Barrie Stephenson

Duchess of Louisiana XXX, Barrie Stephenson, was born in Shreveport but moved several times as an Air Force brat before returning to Bossier City. She graduated from Parkway High School and attended Louisiana Tech in Ruston graduating in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She has worked in Clinical Research for almost 20 years with the last 11 as a Clinical Trials Monitor for Merck.

She has been married to husband for 35 years and has 3 children and 3 beautiful granddaughters and 1 adorable grandson.

During her spare time she loves to travel, read, and spend time with family and friends.

Barrie joined the Krewe of Gemini in 2016 making many new friends and looks forward to her year as Duchess of Louisiana and representing the Krewe of Gemini.