Emily Mae Hymel is the 71st Louisiana Cattle Festival Queen. Emily is the 22 year old daughter of Danielle and Edward Hymel of Destrehan, LA. She currently attends Louisiana State University where she will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders in December. After graduating, she will attend graduate school to pursue a master’s in Speech Language Pathology. Emily says she is honored to represent not only her 'Papa' throughout this year, but all of the hardworking and dedicated beef and dairy farmers of Louisiana!