Sidney Claire Gahagan is the daughter of Mr. Russell E. Gahagan III and Mrs. Claire B. Gahagan.  She was escorted by her father, Russell E. Gahagan III, Senior Vice President of Finance at Business First Bank

Sidney is a freshman at LSU majoring in History with plans to become a teacher.  She is a member of the Pi Beta Phi fraternity for women and the Society for Student Historians at LSU. Sidney enjoys reading, collecting art, and collecting history books

In 2017, Sidney graduated St. Joseph’s Academy with the Service Award (for 50 hours of service each year and 200 combined hours), First Academic Honors (above a 3.5 GPA), and she was also a two time state finalist swimmer. Sidney is the head swim coach of the Kenilworth summer league swim team