Sixty teens from 12 area cities and towns will be presented to society in the Junior Charity League of Shelbyâ€™s 59th Annual Debutante Ball Saturday.
The weekendâ€™s activities began this morning with a Debutante registration and coffee at the home of Judge James and Paige Morgan.
Tonight will include a parent dinner dance at Cleveland Country Club and a Debutante dinner dance by the pool at the country club.
Debutantes and their chief marshals will be honored Saturday morning with a Father-Daughter Brunch at Deerbrook Golf Club. A motherâ€™s luncheon will be held Saturday at the home of Dr. Brent and Debbie Ferrell.
A formal presentation of the Debutantes will be held at 8 p.m. at Cleveland Community College. The event will include the debutantes, their chief marshals, assistant marshals, mothers and invited guests. Music for the evening will be provided by the Frank Love Orchestra.
Jennifer Rose and Loann Meekins are co-chairs for this yearâ€™s ball. Julia Price is serving as secretary.
Ashley Marie Arlow, daughter of Thomas Andrew and Cristina Abraham Arlow and granddaughter of Miguel and Gladys Abraham of Lincolnton and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Chief Marshal: Mr. Arlow; Assistant Marshal: Daniel Alexander Ward
Haley Nicole Caldwell, daughter of Lanny William and Cynthia Bryant Caldwell and granddaughter of Sam and Carol Bryant and Sallie Sherrill Caldwell, all of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Caldwell; Assistant Marshal: Coleman Mark Williams
Sade Simone Carter, daughter of Lawrence Crews and Danita Lutz Carter and granddaughter of Trudy Bess of Charlotte and Essie Carter of Halifax, Va. Chief Marshall: Mr. Carter; Assistant Marshal: Eric Antonio Wilson
Elizabeth Hope Crisson, daughter of Angers Denby and Kelly Houser Crisson and granddaughter of Nancy Thomas and Fred and Joyce Crisson, all of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Crisson; Assistant Marshal: Dustin Ryan Crisson
Summer Marie Harrison, daughter of Dennis Charles and Denise Hawkins Harrison and granddaughter of John William Harrison of Lowell and Sue McGinnis Freeman of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Harrison; Assistant Marshal: Randall Joe Marcum II
Candace Brittney Helms, daughter of David Jeffrey and Sandra Fortenberry Helms and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Landon Fortenberry and Helen Helms, all of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Helms; Assistant Marshal: Josh Blane Patterson
Lauren Nicole Link, daughter of Richard Scott and Pamela Schronce Link and granddaughter of Max and Peggy Schronce and Pauline Link, all of Lincolnton. Chief Marshall: Mr. Link; Assistant Marshal: James Nathaniel Thackston III
Ashley Blythe Sigmon, daughter of Robert Edward and Jan Holliday Sigmon and granddaughter of James and Guynell Holliday of Westminster, S.C. and Howard and Jean Sigmon of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Sigmon; Assistant Marshal: Jose Manuel Leon
Jessica Ann Rudisill, daughter of Larry Charles and Nancy Moss Rudisill and granddaughter of Jessie Moss of Cherryville and Janette Rudisill of Dallas. Chief Marshal: Mr. Rudisill; Assistant Marshal: Steve Allan Gilbert
Hailey Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Jody Bernard and Dianne Smith of Upper Marlboro, Md. and James Victor and AnnaLisa Johannessen Seagle of Lincolnton and granddaughter of Doris Duckworth Johannessen and Mr. and Mrs. John F. Smith, all of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Seagle; Assistant Marshal: Jody Bernard Smith.
Heather Shannon Atwell, daughter of Michael A. and Jyma Black Atwell and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Black of Cherryville and Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Atwell of Westland, Mi. Chief Marshal: Mr. Atwell; Assistant Marshal: Joseph Dayne Sneed
Laura Elizabeth Carroll, daughter of William Lonn and Anna Brady Carroll and Jeffry Forest and Constance Moore Dotson, all of Cherryville, and granddaughter of Sherry Moore and Norma Carroll, both of Cherryville, and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dotson of Newton. Chief Marshal: Mr. Dotson; Assistant Marshal: Robert Phillip Rudisill
Erin Gail Cloninger, daughter of Dr. Kenneth Kyle and Gloria Gilbert Cloninger and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Franklin Hodges of Salisbury and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Arnold Cloninger of Dallas. Chief Marshal: Dr. Cloninger; Assistant Marshal: Marcus Robert Carpenter
Elizabeth Grace Destajo, daughter of Juanito Manlaping Destajo of Charlotte and Reginal Gregory and Vicki Thompson Smith of Cherryville. Chief Marshall: Mr. Destajo; Assistant Marshal: Christopher Scott Craft
Jeneane Nicole Efird, daughter of the Rev. Andrew Neal and Carolyn Grigg Efird and granddaughter of Dorothy Davis Grigg of Kings Mountain and Mary Dale Efird of Matthews. Chief Marshal: Rev. Efird; Assistant Marshal: William Joshua Lattimore
Heather Danielle George, daughter of Barry Wayne George and Donna Reinhardt Hughes, both of Cherryville, and granddaughter of Kathleen Reinhardt of Cherryville and the Rev. Kenneth and Becky George of Kings Mountain. Chief Marshal: Mr. George; Assistant Marshal: Donovan Ryan Pruitt
Sarah Ellen Hooker, daughter of William Glenn and Anita Poston Hooker and granddaughter of LaRue H. Poston of Shelby and Mr. and Mrs. Deward W. Hooker of Graham. Chief Marshal: Mr. Hooker; Assistant Marshal: Jeb Stuart Kelly
Natalie Allison Moss, daughter of Joe Billy and Quita Wofford Moss Jr. and granddaughter of Betty D. Wofford and Joe and Cornelia Moss, all of Cherryville. Chief Marshal: Mr. Moss; Assistant Marshal: Tyler Cole Beam
Sara Jane Simpson, daughter of Dr. Gary and Jane White Simpson and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.T. White Jr. of Cherryville and Paul V. Simpson of Brevard. Chief Marshal: Dr. Simpson; Assistant Marshal: Casey Dean Calhoun
Amber Nicole Stroupe, daughter of Terry Franklin and Francine Young Stroupe and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Stroupe of Cherryville. Chief Marshal: Mr. Stroupe; Assistant Marshal: Jeremy Wayne Craft
Lauren Magen Walker, daughter of Ricky Allen and Carolyn Barnhill Walker and granddaughter of Dorothy Lail Walker of Cherryville. Chief Marshal: Mr. Walker; Assistant Marshal: Adam Blake Gunter
Natalie Suzette Willis, daughter of Herman Dennis and Judy Canipe Willis and granddaughter of Gretchen Willis of Shelby and Sue Canipe of Cherryville. Chief Marshal: Mr. Willis; Assistant Marshal: Patrick Ryan Sellers
Tali Kalisa Norman, daughter of Lois Price Norman and the late Carroll Proctor Norman and granddaughter of Cecil Norman of Lincolnton. Chief Marshal: Billy Franklin Sain; Assistant Marshal: Justin Bruce Champion.