Sunday, December 23, 2012
Thousands looked on as the Veiled Prophet crowned a new Queen of Love and Beauty.
Miss Margaret Frances Schnuck was crowned Queen of Love and Beauty Saturday Evening at the 128th annual Veiled Prophet (V.P.) Ball held at the Hyatt Regency at The Arch. Miss Schnuck is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Todd R. Schnuck of Ladue. She is a graduate of John Burroughs School and is currently enrolled at the University of Virginia. The retiring queen is Miss Eleanor Clark Brennan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Brennen, Jr. In addition to the crowning of the queen, 68 young women were honored for their service to the community and made their formal entrance into society. Six Special Maids were also honored. Special Maids There will be very extensive coverage of the 128th annual VP ball on the Ladue-Frontenac Patch tomorrow.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Eleanor Clark Brennan, “Clarke” is still glowing after her magical night of Grandeur at the Veiled Prophet Ball.
The new Veiled Prophet Queen of Love and Beauty, Miss Eleanor Clark Brennan, sat down with Patch for a conversation about her magical experience as the newly crowned queen. Miss Brennan is as delightful as she is beautiful. She holds a prestigious honor as VP Queen, but in her everyday life, she is very much “the girl next door” like those you will find on any college campus. Patch: Hi Eleanor. Eleanor: You can call me "Clarke"; that is what everyone calls me. Patch: "Clarke," I am trying to imagine what this experience was like for you. Eleanor: It still hasn’t hit me how big of a deal this is and how important this is. I am just still in awe and can’t believe it happened. It was just amazing. Patch: Do you feel like you are just an …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Miss Eleanor Clark Brennan follows in the footsteps of her mother, Eleanor Hawes Brennan, 1980 VP Queen.
A new “Queen of Love and Beauty” was crown at the 127th annual Veiled Prophet Ball held at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch Thursday night and 65 young women were presented marking their formal entrance into society. More than 2,000 friends and family were in attendance. With much pageantry, the Veiled Prophet crowned his Queen, Miss Eleanor Clark Brennan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Brennan, Jr. of Ladue. Miss Brennan’s mother, Eleanor Hawes Brennan was crowned VP Queen in 1980. Miss Brennan graduated from Villa Duchense in Frontenac in 2010. Miss Brennan is currently seeking a double major in economics and French at DePauw University. She is proceded by retiring Queen, Laura Hogan Hollo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David M. …