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Debutantes were, from left, Zaria Hollier, Mia’ Guillory, Queen Heather Jones and Doraian Givens.

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Beaux presented at the event were, from left, Quincy Damon, King Joseph Sylvester and Donald Woods III.

King, queen named among Delta Debs, Beaux at 2017 cotillion

On Saturday, April 1, the Crowley Alumnae Branch of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., formally presented its 2017 Debutantes and Beaux at a grand cotillion ball themed “Midnight in Paris.

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Members of the community, parents and well-wishers were provided with “A Passport to Paris” at the Annual Debs and Beaux Presentation Tea sponsored by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Crowley Alumnae Chapter. A beautifully decorated room featuring the sights, sounds and icons of France staged the setting for the artful scene. The debutantes and beaux honored their parents and demonstrated their talents ranging from original spoken word pieces, dramatic renderings, praise dances and violin solos. The seven accomplished young women and men composing this year’s coterie of excellence were formally presented to society on Saturday, April 1, in a grand cotillion ball themed “Midnight in Paris.” The proud parents on hand for the tea included, front row from left, Daniel Jones, Laura Jones, Donald Woods, LaToshia Dugar, Diedra Maynard, Sherita Hollier, Monshita Givens, Roy Givens, Lynetta Sylvester, Joseph Sylvester and Danielle Damon. Debs and Beaux included, back row, Donald Woods III, Joseph Sylvester, Heather Jones, Zaria Hollier, Mia’ Guillory, Doraian Givens and Quincy Damon.

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Members of the Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., hosting the Annual Debs and Beaux Presentation Tea included, seated from left, Bertha Stevens, Evelyn Julian, Joycie Green, Latikka Magee-Charles, Audry Spencer, Ruth Wilson, Vicky Milson; standing, Michelle Matthews-Calloway, Yolanda Langham, Krystal Chevis, Sheryl Alexander, LaQuanta Evans, Latanya Evans and Cheryl Shelvin-Lewis.

Delta Debs, Beaux enjoy Annual Presentation Tea

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All the newly-crowned royalty for the Rayne Frog Festival gather following Saturday’s pageants at the Civic Center. They include, front from left, Andee-Kate Bullock, Frog Festival Junior Queen; Averi Theriot, Miss Tadpole; Riley Traore, Mr. Tadpole; Danni Grace Meche, Frog Festival Deb Queen; second row from left, Karen Dupont, Frog Festival Ms. Queen; Victoria Richard, Frog Festival Queen; back from left, Marlene Habetz, Frog Festival Golden Queen; Sydney Bertrand, Frog Festival Teen Queen; and Edward Habetz, Frog Festival Golden King.

Frog Festival royalty crowned

An entire slate of new Frog Festival royalty was crowned here Saturday.


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