Daughter of Tyler residents to attend Admiral's club coronation in August

Published on Thursday, 4 July 2013 00:01 - Written by Staff Reports

Caroline Blanche Brookshire, the Admirals Club of Austin’s visiting Tyler Duchess of the Royal Court, will attend the 52nd Annual Coronation weekend, Aug. 2 and 3 in Austin, according to information from the club.

The 2013 ball theme is “Una Notte in Italia” (A Night in Italy).

Duchess Brookshire is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Britton Parker Brookshire, of Tyler. She attends The University of Texas at Austin where she is a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority and is majoring in advertising.

Austin Keller Pipkin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Philip Pipkin, is Caroline’s escort.

The festivities honor five young women selected as Austin royalty, in addition to 24 women selected as visiting duchesses representing Texas communities.

The Admirals Club was founded in 1961 and contributes to charitable organizations in the Austin area.