The Debutante Cotillion Beautillion Militaire is a recognition vehicle designed especially for African American graduating high school seniors. The program serves to aid young men and women to see themselves as leaders in the community, state and nation. This year’s scholarship ball is being held on Saturday, April 20. The following students who are participating in the program have written short biographies about themselves. Not all participants submitted photos.
Marc Isaiah Andrews
Parent: Mecca Andrews
Stefany Lou Arias-Anderson
Parents: Angela and Jose Arias
A’niyah Monae Birdsong
Parents: Shaun Birdsong and Deveta Whigham
Parent: Treva Boatman
Siara Danye’ Cox
Parents: N’anya Cox and Mario Brown
Rovan K. Eubanks
Parents: Robin G. Prichard, Lejon D. Funches, April M. Johnson, Debra R. Prichard
Da’Meisha Lynna Fleming
Parents: Benita and Terrance Holbert
Nyrell Tryshawn Foard
Parents: Sondra Woods and William Bannister
Willie Gene Ford Jr.
Parents: Teresa and Willie Ford
Avery Justin Hamer
Grandmother/guardian: Mary Pearl Hamer
Alanti Norrika Kimbrough-Maxwell
Parents: Jamie and TJ Matthews and John and Jill Maxwell
Tommie James Larkin
Parents: Michael and Terasha Larkin
Oteisha Monique Lofton
Parents: Horace and Amber Lofton
Deon K. Parson
Parents: Joseph Parson and Renita Lark
Ne’Shay Marquis Peak
Parents: Marquita McIntosh and Greg Peak
Na-Shaunda DaNice Rayford
Parents: Eric and Natalie Maxwell and Norman Rayford
Darien Elise Thompson
Parents: The late Byron Thompson and Veronica Thompson
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2014 Debutante Cotillion participants
The 11 participants in this year’s Debutante Cotillion Beautillion Militaire were asked a variety of questions, including their influences, words that describe themselves and favorite “words to live by.” The event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive. Call Antoinette Davis at 620-2229 for tickets, which are $270 per table or $30 each.
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