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Rex royalty revealed

Michael Kearney will reign as REX 2016. (FOX 8) Michael Kearney will reign as REX 2016. (FOX 8)
Adelaide Goodyear is Queen of the parade. (FOX 8) Adelaide Goodyear is Queen of the parade. (FOX 8)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The King and Queen of Carnival have been announced.

Rex 2016 is Michael W. Kearney, Chairman and CEO of Kearney Companies Inc. The New Orleans-based third party logistics company serves the supply chain needs of large importers and exporters at the Port of New Orleans. He's also on several boards, including the New Orleans Louisiana Business Alliance and Ochsner Baptist Hospital. 

The Queen is Adelaide Goodyear, a junior at Yale University. She is the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Goodyear. Adelaide attended elementary school in China and Australia, and high school in London. She is majoring in Geology and Art History at Yale.

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