Columbus State Student Named Fountain City Mardi Gras King

DeMonté Harris, a rising senior and business management major at Columbus State University, was recently selected as the Fountain City Mardi Gras Association of Columbus 2018-2019 King of Mardi Gras.

As King and a member of the Royal Court, Demonté will be an official ambassador of the association. He will govern the court for the Fountain City Mardi Gras annual and Mardi Gras and Carnival Festival for Columbus, Phenix City and Fort Benning.

Demonté will be crowned during the Royal Court’s coronation ceremony on Jan. 6, 2019. The Fountain City Mardi Gras Festival will be held on March 9, 2019.