More than 110 guests attended the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas’ fourth biennial Debutante Presentation and Ball. It was a black tie event held on March 8 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. This years’ Debutantes included Miss Dana Francis of Rogers, Miss Catherine Pippins-Taylor of Springdale, Miss Peyton Taylor of Bentonville, and Miss Maxine Williams of Rogers.
The program included a serenade by Mr. Leon Higgins and a beautiful waltz choreographed by Mr. Jerry Kendrick of Dance and Swing executed by the Debutantes, their fathers and escorts.
Scholarships awarded included : 2013 Polished Pearl Award – Miss Catherine Pippins-Taylor, $500.00; highest G.PA.- Miss Maxine Williams, $500.00; 2014 Miss Debutante, Miss Dana Francis and Miss Peyton Taylor, tied and each awarded $1,000.00.
For more information, please contact Mrs. Myra McKenzie-Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or via regular US Mail to the Tea Rose Foundation of NW, at P.O. Box 2696, Bentonville, AR.