19th Annual Cotillion Ball

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19th 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 1990 at the Chancellor Hotel. It includes biographies photographs of Renae Bluitt, Karen Buckley, Jayna Caroline, Deborah Hunt, Gzne Johnson, Knichole LeNoir, Mukeni Mitchell, Tyonna Peat, Lizona Phillips, Crystal Powell, Tammy Seward, and Brandi Simmons.

List of Debutantes and Escorts:


First Name Last Name Parents Sponsor Receiver Escort Church School Planned College Planned Major
Renae Leah Bluitt Mrs. Pamela B. Coleman and Mr. Nathan L. Bluitt Mr. Nathan L. Bluitt Mrs. Pamela B. Coleman Michael Harris Mt. Olive Baptist Church Centennial High Indiana State University (Terre Haute) undecided
Karen Lynn Buckley Mr. and Mrs. James Buckley Mr. James Buckley Mrs. James Buckley Mark Harmon Mt. Olive Baptist Church Centennial High Illinois State University Public Relations
Jayna Chaarlynn Caroline Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Caroline Mr. J.C. Caroline Mrs J.C. Caroline Stephen Brown Canaan Baptist Church Central HIgh Spelman College or University of Illinois Political Science
Deborah Antonette Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Billy W. Hunt Mr Thomas Hunt (uncle) Mrs. Billy W. Hunt Clyde E. Mize Apostolic Faith Church Centennial High Western Illinois University Business or Music
Gzne Matrece Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Argie Johnson Mr. Argie Johnson Mrs. Argie Johnson Fika Terrell Canaan Baptist Church Central High University of Illinois, Northwestern, Southern Illinois, or St. Louis University pre-Medicine
Knichole Antoinette LeNoir Ms. Gloria Patricia LeNoir and Mr. LeeRoy McCall Steve Burden (uncle) Ms. Gloria Patricia LeNoir Damien Price Canaan Baptist Church Central High Spelman College Psychology
Mukeni Tamu Mitchell Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Mitchell Mr. Alonzo Mitchell Mrs. Alonzo Mitchell Willie Townsend
Centennial High a historically black college Business
Tyonna Shanee Peat Mr. and Mrs. Luther McNeal Mr. Luther McNeal Mrs. Luther McNeal Gene Davis Greater Holy Temple Church Urbana High Iowa State University or Columbia College (Chicago) Television Broadcasting
Lizona Phillips Mrs. Beverly Lewis and Mr. Danny Phillips Ronald Lewis (stepfather) Mrs. Beverly Lewis Jon Browning St Luke C.M.E. Centennial High Texas Southern or Florida A & M Business
Crystal Renee Powell Mrs. Thelma Jean Powell and Mr. James Powell Joseph Powell (brother) Mrs Thelma Jean Powell Lawon Exum
Urbana High University of Illinois or Jackson State University Apparel Design
Tammy Sharice Seward Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Seward Mr. Wilford Seward Mrs. Wilford Seward Myron Tate Macedonia Baptist Church Centennial High University of Illinois, Missouri, or Louisville Business Administration
Brandi Nicole Simmons Rev. and Mrs. MacArthur Pendleton Rev. MacArthur Pendleton Mrs. Arthur Pendleton Von Walker St. James A.M.E. Church Centennial High Northern Illinois University Business Marketing


First name Last name Parents High School College Major notes
Stephen Brown
Central University of Illinois journalism participated in the Principal's Scholars Leadership Conference
Jon Browning Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Browning Central

Pilgrim Baptist Church Gospel Chorus member
Gene Davis Charlene Franklin and Eugene Davis Centennial Jackson State or Parkland College
involved in Upward Bound and plays basketball
Lawon Exum Mr and Mrs Jerry Exum Urbana Hampton University of Jackson State business vice-president of Minorities in Action
Mark Harmon Mr. and Mrs. Lee Harmon Urbana Florida A&M University music and business Mt. Olive Baptist Church
Michael Harris
Central Northern Illinois University sports medicine member of basketball team
Clyde Mize Ms. Luella Cross and Mr. Clyde E. Mize Central Northwestern or Duke law or business Canaan Baptist Church
Damien Price Hattie LeNoir-Price and the late David Levin Price Centennial University of Michigan
enjoys fishing, traveling and playing basketball
Myron Tate Mr. and Mrs. Prentiss Tate Central
communications electronics captain of Central Maroons basketball team
Fika Terrell Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Terrell Centennial
veterinary medicine member of Spanish club and basketball team
Willie Townsend
Urbana DePaul University liberal arts
Von J. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Walker Centennial joining Marines
sings in school choir and is member of track team


7 April 1990





"19th Annual Cotillion Ball," in Cotillion Yearbook Database, Item #34, http://eblackcu.net/cotillions/items/show/34 (accessed February 23, 2020).


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