9th Annual Cotillion Ball

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9th Annual Cotillion Ball


Sororities, Education, African American Women, Post-Secondary Education, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Gamma Upsilon Psi Society


This source is the booklet from the seventh annual Cotillion Ball held in April of 1978 at the Ramada Inn Convention Center. It includes biographies photographs of Carla Allen, Peggy Duckworth, Stephanie Emery, Lourie Epps, Francis Graham, Belinda McClellan, Debra Mitchell, Nina Patterson, Pamela Pirtle, Kimberly Pittman, Melinda Roundtree, Marie scantlebury, and Lisa Thrope.

List of Debutantes and Escorts:


First Name Last Name Parents Sponsor Escort Church School Planned College Planned Major Notes on College
Regina S. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Walker Eldridge Walker Victor Cook Pilgrim Baptist Church Urbana Parkland/Southern Illinois University Retailing attending Parkland College where she is a retailing
Patricia Kay Smith Mrs. Lillie M. Smith and the late Mr. John L. Smith
Paul Clifton Pilgrim Baptist Church Urbana Illinois State University Accounting freshman in accounting at Parkland College
Adrienne L. Preston Dr. Michael and Mary Preston Dr. Michael Preston Brian Gibson Canaan Baptist Church Central UIUC Medicine freshman at Tennessee State University
Emily Tina Lenoir Mrs. Ella Louise Lenoir and the late Mr. J.B. Lenoir Eugene Adams David Norman North Side Church of Christ Centennial High Parkland/UIUC Medicine freshman at the University of Illinois, a biology major.
Angie Arnett Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson Harry Johnson Paul Parker Pilgrim Baptist Church Central

enrolled at Parkland College in the teacher's aide certification program. plans to obtain a bachelors degree in drama after transferring to Illinois State University in Normal
Regina Louise Greene Mrs. Dorothy L. Greene and Mr. Richard D. Greene Richard D. Greene Todd Taylor Bethel A.M.E. Church Centennial High

freshman at the University of Illinois, enrolled in the School of Business. works part-time in the audio-'visual department of the Champaign Public Library
Jeanette Gibbs Mrs. Estella Tillman Alvin Griggs Darryl Hines Morning Star Freewill Baptist Centennial High Hampton Institute (Virginia) Political Science/Math
Edwina Marie Clark Rev. Morris and Mrs. Mary Clark Rev. Morris Clark Edward Clark Second Baptist (Mattoon) Central North Texas State University Psychology majoring in physical therapy at Parkland College. plans to transfer to a four-year institution next year to pursue her bachelors degree
Margaret Kathryn Butts Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Butts, Jr. Stanley Butts, Jr. Shelby Butts, Jr. St. Luke C.M.E. Urbana Parkland/UIUC Computer Science
Debra Lynn Brown Mr. Peggy Brown and Mr. Paul E. Brown, Sr. Paul E. Brown David Hensley Dublin Street Church of Christ Urbana Southwestern Christian College (Terrell, Texas) Business Administration
Alicia Michelle Banks Mr. James H. and Mrs. Delores Banks James H. Banks Randall Davis New Greater Interdenominational Church University High/Urbana High University of Illinois Criminal Law/Broadcasting Communications freshman at the University of Illinois where she is majoring in accounting/prelaw. minoring in journalism communications and is presently employed as a newscaster and commercial advertiser for WPGU radio.


First name Last name High School College Major notes
Shelby H. Butts, Jr. Urbana

Edward M. Clark Central High

Paul Clifton Urbana Dillard University (New Orleans) Business Administration
Victor Cook Central High Illinois State Business Administration/Accounting
Randall E. Davis Crestwood, Illinois UIUC Mechanical Engineering
Brian Gibson Centennial High

David Hensley Urbana

works at Ralph's Body School
Darryl Hines Central High

David Norman University High/Central
Paul Parker, Jr. University High
Todd Taylor Centennial High UIUC Music
Darrell D. Wesley Central High


12 April 1980





"9th Annual Cotillion Ball," in Cotillion Yearbook Database, Item #26, http://eblackcu.net/cotillions/items/show/26 (accessed May 26, 2020).


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