Reigning Royalty

2018 Beaux Arts Krewe KinThe King

Mr. Harold Henderson Goings

Reigning over the Fifty-first Beaux Arts Krewe Ball is King Harold Henderson Goings, a native and lifelong resident of Birmingham. He is the son of the late Hubert Wesley Goings and Martha Henderson Goings. King Harold attended Mountain Brook public schools and graduated from Shades Valley High School before entering the University of Alabama to get a degree from the School of Arts and Sciences. He continued his education at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. King Harold has practiced law for the past 45 years. In 1988 he joined the law firm known as Spain & Gillon LLC, the oldest law firm in Birmingham, where he has specialized in the practice of real estate law. Our monarch is presently “of counsel” to the firm.

King Harold is married to the former Jane Porter Powell. Both of their children, Elizabeth and Harold, Jr. enjoyed the revelry of the Krewe as pages and their daughter, Elizabeth Goings Harrell, was honored to serve as Lady in Waiting of the Krewe Ball in 1995. King Harold is pleased to have his four grandchildren, all of Atlanta, Isabella Jane Goings, Harold Henderson Goings, III, Charles Miner Harrell, III, and Jane Briggs Harrell, serve as trainbearers.

King Harold is a member of the Cathedral Church of the Advent, where he has served on the Vestry. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Birmingham. King Harold is on the Board of Directors of the Birmingham Historical Society and the Downtown YMCA. He served on the Board of Directors of the former Carraway Methodist Hospital. Our monarch is a member of the Country Club of Birmingham.

Our King enjoys the family centered activities of the Krewe as well as its cultural support of the Museum of Art. Our sovereign enjoys spending time with his family, children and grandchildren at home and at Smyer lake. He enjoys exercising at the downtown YMCA and at the Country Club of Birmingham. His hobbies include exercise, photography, reading, needlepoint and spending his life with his wonderful wife, Lady Jane.

2018 Beaux Arts Krewe QueenThe Queen

Kathryn Alline Vogtle

Queen Alli is honored and excited to be Queen of the 2018 Beaux Arts Krewe Ball. She and King Harold are looking forward to an evening of revelry and fun surrounded by friends, family and all Krewe guests.

Alli is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School. She attended Belmont University and is currently a student at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. She is majoring in business at The Culverhouse College of Commerce and a member of the President’s List and the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. Alli is an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.

Alli is the daughter of Laura and Jesse Vogtle. She is the second oldest of five siblings, Prince’s Stringer, Hays, Rhoades and youngest sibling, Princess Florie. Her grandparents are Alline Brown Vogtle and the late Jesse Stringer Vogtle, Kathryn Patton Keith and Stephen Daniel Keith. Alli considers Otis, her royal silver Labrador, a cherished member of her family.

Queen Alli has a passion for music and hopes to pursue a career in the music industry combining her business education with her love of music. She enjoys playing guitar, golf, and tennis. Alli is involved with the Reading is Fundamental charity and truly enjoys helping people. She has a great love for her friends and family and is thrilled to have so many attend the 51st Krewe Ball to celebrate this wonderful occasion with her.

Queen Alli wants to thank the Beaux Arts Krewe for the honor to reign as the 2018 Beaux Arts Krewe Queen. She extends a special thanks to Captain Jay Skinner and all the Krewe committees for their dedication and year-round work making this evening so successful. Alli’s wish for tonight is for all Krewe guest to sit back, relax and enjoy the presentation and evening. On behalf of all the wonderful Princesses and Ladies in Waiting, Queen Alli thanks you for being here and ask that you enjoy an evening of dancing and delight!

“Laissez les bons temps rouler!”
“Long Live the Queen!”