Meet the 2018 Delta Debutantes

The Deltas awarded college scholarships to 18 debutantes and presented seven nonprofits organizations with contributions toward their local programming.

Photos: Michael Nail

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Deltas of Charlotte Foundation held its 54th annual Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, April 7, at Ovens Auditorium.

Dressed in formal gowns, 27 Debutantes participated in this years event.

The Deltas awarded college scholarships to 18 debutantes and presented seven nonprofits organizations with contributions toward their local programming.

Ashley Nichole Mark, a student at North Mecklenburg High School, was named Miss Cotillion.

Other winners were:

  • 1st Runner Up – Amiya Ramey
  • 2nd Runner Up – Deionna Sadler
  • 3rd Runner Up – Makenzie Davis
  • Miss Legacy – Taylor Cornelius

Photos: Michael Nail

Special Awards

  • Community Service – Amani Parkins
  • Miss Congeniality – Amani Parkins
  • Best Essay – Taylor Cornelius

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Kenyah Ivy Ali
School: Merancus Middle College High School
Parents/Guardian: Mr. & Mrs. Raymondo & Deborah Ali
Plans: Hampton University, exercise science

 


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Bailyn Temi Bolds
School: Mallard Creek High School
Parents/Guardian: Anthony Bolds & Beverly Hammonds- Bolds
Plans: Spelman College, biology

 


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Taylor Necole Cornelius
School: William A. Hough High School
Parents/Guardian: Mr. Danny & Dr. Dimitra Cornelius
Plans: Hampton University, psychology

 


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Camille Justina Dash
School: Harper Middle College High School
Parents/Guardian: Warren & Teresa Dash
Plans: Howard University, mass media and criminal justice

 


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Makenzie Savonne Davis
School: Davidson Day School
Parents/Guardian: Cynthia Roberts Davis & the late Wayne Harding Davis
Plans: New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, fine arts

 


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Jayla Elissa DeBoles
School: North Mecklenburg High School
Parents/Guardian: Jocelyn & Antonio Sinclair
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, education

 


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Aissatou Aicha Faye
School: Myers Park High School
Parents/Guardian: Mary Faye
Plans: Catawba College, pre-law

 


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Toria Dawn Graham
School: Mallard Creek High School
Parents/Guardian: Troy Graham & Donielle Graham
Plans: Hampton University, computer science

 


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Kamille Deonn Griffin
School: North Mecklenburg High School
Parents/Guardian: Keith & Dr. De’Onn Griffin
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University or Winston Salem State University, business

 


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Gabrielle Kimora Hall
School: North Mecklenburg High School
Parents/Guardian: Mr. & Mrs. Anthony & Yvonne Hall
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, nursing

 


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Sariah Simone Harris
School: Myers Park High School
Parents/Guardian: Mezaughn Harris & Annette Thompson
Plans: Florida A&M University, biology/pre-med

 


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Chaney Kimberleigh Howard
School: Charlotte Latin School
Parents/Guardian: Donald & Tawana Howard
Plans: Howard University, international business

 


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Jordan Christiana Howell
School: West Charlotte High School
Parents/Guardian: Jessica Withers & Damion Howell
Plans: University of Georgia, athletic training

 


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Alexis Lawson
School: Harper Middle College High School
Parents/Guardian: Alymdia Burch
Plans: Appalachian State University, creative writing/English

 


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Ashley Nicole Mark
School: North Mecklenburg High School
Parents/Guardian: Philip & Melissa Mark
Plans: UNC-Greensboro, kinesiology

 


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Katelyn Hanna McClure
School: Myers Park High School
Parents/Guardian: Minister Dennis & Kimberly McClure
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, biology

 


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Tamia Deana Miller
School: Lake Norman Charter
Parents/Guardian: Jerome Douglas Miller & Tamica Washington Miller
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, pre-med

 


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Amani Aixas Parkins
School: Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology
Parents/Guardian: Rolando Parkins & Tricia Barnes-Parkins
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, sport science & fitness management

 


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Amiya Simone Ramey
School: Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology
Parents/Guardian: Alethea O. Ramey & Willie T. Ramey IV
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, journalism & mass communications

 


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Deionna Shembree Sadler
School: High School: West Charlotte High School
Parents/Guardian: Mary Stinson & Darrell Sadler
Plans: Winston Salem State University, marketing

 


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Camille Althea Simmons
School: Marvin Ridge High School
Parents/Guardian: Mr. Melvin Simmons, ESQ & Hon. Theresa Simmons
Plans: Spelman College, biology

 


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Trinity Anntoinette Smith
School: North Mecklenburg High School
Parents/Guardian: Tammi Smith & Shawn Smith
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, liberal studies (pre-law)

 


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Makala Dionne Sobers
School: Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology
Parents/Guardian: Julian & Katinia Sobers
Plans: Winston Salem State University, biology

 


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Danielle René Stradford
School: Hopewell High School
Parents/Guardian: Bill & Tanya Stradford
Plans: Winston Salem State University, nursing

 


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Kailyn Sierra Sutton
School: North Mecklenburg High School
Parents/Guardian: Glenn & Karen Sutton
Plans: North Carolina A&T State University, biology

 


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Alicia Charlette Vernon
School: Chester Senior High School
Parents/Guardian: Temika & Olajuwan Rice & Taiwan Vernon
Plans: South Carolina State University, chemistry

 


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Kyla Aloncia Beatrice Weathers
School: Myers Park High School
Parents/Guardian: Kymberlee Weathers
Plans: University of South Carolina, bio chemistry/molecular biology

 

 

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