Las Amigas Club of Texarkana holds reception for 24 new debutantes
The Las Amigas Club of Texarkana introduced 24 debutantes with a reception held at the Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center, on Saturday, Aug. 12.
Lillie Young, vice president, gave opening remarks. Iwona Rockwell introduced the members. A proclamation was presented by Mayor Bob Bruggeman and councilwoman Jean Matlock. Barbara Larry, general chairperson, introduced the debutantes. Congratulatory remarks were expressed to the debutantes by Taryn Wells, a former debutante. The club’s president is Denise Thomas.
The reception marked the beginning of the 2017 debutante season. The debutantes will be presented at the Las Amigas Club Debutante Ball on December 27, 2017.
Las Amigas Club 2017 Debutantes are:
Rebekah Barnes; daughter of Phillip and Valauie Barnes of Texarkana, Ark.
Brooklyn Brewer; daughter of D. Ulysses and Andrea Brewer of Texarkana, Texas.
Jada Easter; daughter of Carl Easter and Shereqvis Watkins of Texarkana, Texas.
Bliss Forte; daughter of Tomiko McKinney of Cedar Hill, Texas.
Jada French; daughter of Tanilya Gowans and Fred Bradley of Texarkana, Ark.
Amoiya Gentry; daughter of Amesiah Thomas-Duhart and Troy Gentry of Texarkana, Texas.
Kamryn Hamilton; daughter of Corinthians Hamilton and Angela Bell-Hamilton of Nash, Texas.
Brittany Hampton; daughter of Kelvin and Charlotte Hampton of Texarkana, Ark.
Derrica Henderson; daughter of Myron and Trilisha Young and Derrick Henderson of Texarkana, Texas.
Ariel Hill; daughter of Patrick Hill of Texarkana, Texas
Madison Holman; daughter of Sylvester and Stephanie Williams-Henderson of Nash, Texas.
Kennethia Ivory: daughter of Arnita Cobb and Kenneth Ivory Sr. of Texarkana, Texas.
Laila King; daughter of Dondre Harris and Kyshia Harris Johnson of Sulphur Springs, Texas
Stasia Nevels; daughter of Courtney and Shunte Hubbert and Jermond Nevels and
Kyana Norman; daughter of Lakeisha Willis and Darrius Norman of Texarkana, Ark.
Jordan O’Donald; daughter of Phillip and Dr. Jacqueline O’Donald of Texarkana, Ark.
Lyrique Redeau; daughter of Alfred Redeau and Dr. Lori Rochelle of Beaumont, Texas.
Mya Riles; daughter of Mack C. and Machelle Riles of Wake Village, Texas.
Destiny Simington; daughter of Shonda McClain and Ronnie Simington of Texarkana, Texas.
Alejandra Spellman; daughter of Detric Spellman and Lotoya Spellman of Texarkana, Ark.
Aundranique Wade; daughter of Dion and Alicia Malone and Wayne Malone of Texarkana, Texas
Mollie White; daughter of Cedell White Jr and Shayla Washington-White of Texarkana, Ark.
Ahmari Willis; daughter of Marietta AJordan and Christopher Willis of
Raven Wyatt; daughter of Kimberly Stark and Roderick Wyatt of Texarkana, Texas
n Back row, from left: Alejandra Spellman, Destiny Simington, Aundranique Wade, Ariel Hill; front row: Brittany Hampton, Kamryn Hamilton, Maya Riles, Jordan O'Donald
n Back row, from left: Stasia Nevels, Bliss Forte, Laila King; front row: Brooklyn Brewer, Madison Holman, Jada French, Mollie White, Rebekah Barnes, Ahmari Willis
n Left to right: Lyrique Redeau, Amoiya Gentry, Raven Wyatt, Kennethia Ivory, Jada Easter, Kyana Norman, Derrica Henderson