Brittany Patillo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Kentucky Derby Festival has named its queen for 2019.

Brittany Patillo, of Louisville, was named queen of this year's festival on Saturday at the Fillies Derby Ball.

Patillo is a senior at U of L studying theater.

She's a member of the African American Theatre Program, and has been on the Dean's List for five consecutive semesters.

Copyright 2019 WDRB News. All rights reserved.