Terrance is our president and one of the founding members of the Conde Explorers, which formed in 2004 and held its first parade in 2005. A drum major at Blount High School, he still says it’s not a Mardi Gras parade without the bands. He’s also a firefighter for the city of Mobile.
One of our younger members, Andrew Lawrence graduated from St. Paul’s and recently got his master’s from the University of Montevallo. He teaches civics at Chickasaw Middle School and is a Mobile native. Andrew joined the Condes in the footsteps of his mom and dad and started riding as soon as he turned 21.
Jonathan Horner has been a CE since 2010. He rides Float 9, and In 2009 Jonathan served as King Elexis I for the Mardi Gras season, along with Stefanie Lucas as Queen. Together they were featured in The Order of Myths, the 2008 award-winning documentary on Mobile’s Mardi Gras.
Stefannie is a native Mobilian who has always loved the Carnival season. She served as the MAMGA Mardi Gras queen in 2007, and was featured in Margaret Brown’s documentary film Order of Myths. Stefannie has been a member of the Conde Explorers since 2012.