Las Amigas Club introduces 22 debutantes for 2018
The Las Amigas Club of Texarkana introduced 22 debutantes with a reception held at the Truman Arnold Center on the campus of Texarkana College, on Saturday, Aug. 25. About 300 guests were present.
Lillie Young, president, gave opening remarks and greetings. James Henry Russell, Texarkana College president, extended words of welcome. Melva Flowers introduced the members of Las Amigas Club. Congratulatory wishes were extended by Mayor Bob Bruggeman. Iwona Rockwell introduced the speaker, Lamoya Burks a former debutante. Barbara Larry, general chairperson, introduced the debutantes and their families.
The reception marked the beginning of the 2018 debutante season. The debutantes will be presented at the Annual Las Amigas Club Debutante Ball on Dec. 28.
Las Amigas Club 2018 Debutantes are:
Cecile Barnes, daughter of Phillip Sr. and Valorie Barnes of Texarkana, Ark.
Tamara Anjane’t Biddle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony S. Biddle of Texarkana, Ark.
Madison Kai Brown, daughter of Ernest and Karen Brown of Wake Village, Texas.
Mariah Ja’nice Coleman, daughter of Nidia Coleman of Texarkana, Texas.
Tolesha Charmese Daniels, daughter of Dattillo Daniels Jr and Toshema Daniels of Texarkana, Texas.
Kaya Reneé Dials, daughter of Michael Dials and Karen Turrentine of Texarkana, Texas.
Chloe Rochelle Griffin, daughter of Carlos and Nikki Griffin and Kenneth and Tiffany Pumphrey of Texarkana, Ark.
Ashley Nichole Irving, daughter of Michael and Michelle Irving of Texarkana, Texas.
McKenzie Reneé Jackson, daughter of Wyndall “Roy” and Cecelia Jackson of Texarkana, Texas
Madison Arianna Johnson, daughter of Anthony Martinez and Ursula Johnson of Texarkana, Texas.
Harmony Shuntelle Mothershed, daughter of Michael and Tomeka Mothershed of Texarkana, Texas
Kendyl Selah Myers, daughter of Kenneth Myers Jr. and Alonza Mitchell of Texarkana, Texas;
Trinity Ilise Page, daughter of Shawn T. Page and Anthony and Ingrid Brown of Texarkana, Texas.
Ashyki Paxton, daughter of Johnnie Paxton III and Kathy Vance of Nash, Texas.
Mya Simone Reid, daughter of the Rev. Reginald and Brenda Reid of Texarkana, Texas.
Treyaunna Illene Rush, daughter of Pete and Naomi Rush of Texarkana, Texas
Laken Simington, daughter of Brian and Deadra Simington of Texarkana, Texas.
Ashley Walker, daughter of Kenneth and Erica Walker of Texarkana, Texas.
Endyia Wells, daughter of Telly Wells and Taryn Givan of Wake Village, Texas.
Victoria Willis, daughter of Dominic Willis and Justin and Tiffany Jewell of Texarkana, Texas.
Mia Wilson, daughter of John and Shonda Wilson of Texarkana, Texas.
Kiara Young, daughter of Anidra Graves and Myron and Shae Young of Texarkana, Texas.
■ Left standing to right: McKenzie Jackson, Madison Brown, Laken Simington, Ashyki Paxton. Left seated to right: Kendyl Myers, Mya Reid, Mariah Coleman, Madison Johnson.
■ Left standing to right: Kiara Young, Ashley Irving, Endyia Wells. Left seated to right: Chloe Griffin, Harmony Mothershed, Trinity Page, Tamara Biddle.
■ Left standing to right: Ashley Walker, Victoria Willis, Mia Wilson. Left seated to right: Kaya Dials, Treyaunna Rush, Cecile Barnes, Tolesha Daniels.