7th Annual Cotillion Ball (1978)

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7th Annual Cotillion Ball (1978)


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 Julia Banks, Wanda Bolton, Teri Bradley, Katheryn Clark, Kandy Clements, Gabrie Davis, Casinda Franklin, Shelly Johnson, Tina Lyles, Donna Miller, Sonja Preston, Cozette Roundtree, Regina Sallee, Teresa Square, Lynda Thompson, and Romona Watson as well as many advertisments from local businesses.

List of Debutantes:


First Name Last Name Married name (1981) Parents Sponsor Escort Address Church School Planned College Planned Major Updates (1981)
Ramona Denise Watson Walker Betty Hursey (aunt) Paul Hursey (uncle) Turhan Peacock 1408 W Hill, U Morning Star Freewill Baptist Urbana High Illinois State University/Loop Junior College Law Enforcement
Lynda Diane Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Thompson John L. Thompson Kent D. Redmon 1210 W Tremont, U St. Mary's Church Urbana High Monmouth College Architectural Engineering
Teresa Ann Square
Mr. and Mrs. James Square James Square Jerald Bolton 806 Fairoaks, C
Centennial High Stevens Modeling School Model
Regina L. Sallee
Mr. and Mrs. Ned Sallee Gene Smith (uncle) Willie Boris Williamson 1302 1/2 West Hill Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Urbana High New York State University Model
Cozetta Lynette Roundtree
Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Roundtree D.W. Roundtree Carols Donaldson 910 Wascher Drive, U Freewill Baptist Urbana High University of Illinois Engineering junior at North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro. A &T State University in Greensboro. Her major is electrical engineering and she will graduate in 1982
Sonja L. Preston
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Preston Michael Preston Lathan W. Townsend 1011 Harrington Drive, C Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Central High University of Illinois Pediatrics
Donna K. Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Miller Bernard Miller Maurice Marion 1202 Patton Drive, U St. Luke C.M.E. Urbana High Illinois State University Early Childhood Education
Tina E. Lyles
Mr. and Mrs. James Lyles James Lyles Tony Hunt 1608 Branch Drive, C Morning Star Freewill Baptist Central High Illinois State University/University of Illinois Business Administration
Shelly Annette Johnson
Mrs. Catherine Hogue Anthony Winston John C. Johnson 87 Lakeside Terrace, U
Central High Parkland Nursing
Casinda Jean Franklin
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Franklin Willie Franklin Willie David Williams 606 Bloomington Road, C Morning Star Freewill Baptist Central High Parkland/University of Illinois Psychology
Gabrie Maxine Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Davis Corey Davis (brother) Martinez Foster 1608 Lockraven Drive, C St. Luke C.M.E. Central High Illinois State University Executive Secretary
Kandy Clements
Mrs. Ola Clements Alvin Griggs Vince Jackson 516 East Eureka, C Bethel AME Church Centennial High Northern Illinois University Pediatric Nurse
Katheryn June Clark
Rev. and Mrs. Morris Clark Morris Clark Kenneth Bradley 203 North Fourth St, C Second Baptist (Mattoon) Central High Tennessee State University Medicine junior at Tennessee State University in Nashville majorlng in physical therapy. She is working for the State of Tennessee as a developmental technician at a mental health center
Teri Kay Bradley
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Bradley Wilbur Bradley Freddie McNeal 2315 Tamarack, C St. Luke C.M.E. Centennial High University of Illinois Real Estate Broker
Wanda Levett Bolton
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie D. Bolton Jimmie D. Bolton Gregory Clark 1307 Jackson St., Urbana Mt. Olive Baptist Urbana Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK) Vocal Music attended Parkland College where she majored in banking; resides in Urbana and is employed at Commercial Bank as a customer service representative.
Julia Elizabeth Banks
Mr. and Mrs. Dawson Banks, Jr. Dawson Banks, Jr. Richard Clifton 923 Linview Dr., Urbana Bethel AME Church Urbana Illinois State University Social Work


Privately published


1 April 1978





"7th Annual Cotillion Ball (1978)," in Cotillion Yearbook Database, Item #31, http://eblackcu.net/cotillions/items/show/31 (accessed February 23, 2020).


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