18th Annual Cotillion Ball

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18th 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 Chancellor. It includes biographies photographs of Maryam Ar-Raheem, Dana Cockrell, Ursula Howard, Chevella LeShoure, Monique LeShoure, Cheryl Patterson, Cormilia Rodgers, April Walker, and Malaika Williams.

List of Debutantes and Escorts:


First Name Last Name Parents Sponsor Receiver Escort Church School Planned College Planned Major
Maryam Selimah Ar-Raheem Maryam Ar-Raheem and Otis Gregory Trevis "Gus" Lester (uncle) Maryam Ar-Raheem Lawon Exum
Urbana High School undecided Medicine
Dana Renee Cockrell Lola B. Cockrell Jeffy Hall (brother) Lola B. Cockrell Anthony G. Howell St. Luke C.M.E. Centennial High Parkland College Computer Science and Business
Ursula Yvette Howard Deloris Fletcher and Charles L. Howard Charles L. Howard Cheri Howard Keon Parsons Grove Street Church of God in Christ Central High
Chevella Levette LeShoure Mr. and Mrs. Michael LeShoure Nelson Johnson (uncle) Mrs. LeShoure David Winbush Macedonia Baptist Church Central High Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Monique Mayonette LeShoure Shirley Christmon and Sterling Atkins, Jr. Sterling Atkins, Jr. Shirley Christmon Marquise Britt New Hope Church Centennial High Parkland College Business Administration
Cheryl Lynn Pattersob Annie and Richard Patterson Richard Patterson Annie Patterson Jason Carrodine Greater Holy Temple Church Urbana High Parkland College Criminal Justice
Cormilia Colette Rodgers Mary K. and George A. Rodgers James Robinson Mary K. Rodgers Sam Buchanan
Centennial High Harvard or Stanford Biological Sciences
April Lynette Walker Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Walker Mr. Eldridge Walker Mrs. Eldridge Walker Turhan Walker Pilgrim Baptist Church Urbana High Columbia College of Chicago Communications
Malaika Ta'Na Williams Mr. and Mrs. Neil Williams Mr. Neil Williams Mrs. Williams Sam Yarber Alpha and Omega Church Central High Eastern Illinois University Early Childhood Education


First name Last name Parents High School College Major notes
Marquise Antonio Britt Mr. and Mrs. William Kindle Urbana Tennessee State University communications Pilgrim Baptist Church
Sam Buchanan Ms. Pearl Buchanan Central Howard Univeristy Engineering Recipient of Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship
Jason Carrodine Mr. Coleman Carrodine and Mrs. Barnan Carrodine Centennial

1988 Homecoming King and 4 year varsity basketball player
Lawon Exum Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Exum Urbana Florida A&M or Hampton University computer programming vice-president of Minorities in Action
Anthony G. Howell Mr. and Mrs. George Howell 1985 graduate of Centiennial

employed at Sullivan Chevrolet-Volvo
Keon Parsons Mr. and Mrs. Lamonte Parsons Urbana University of Cincinnati or the University of California at Berkley
Morning Star Freewill Baptist Church
Turhan Antwon Walker Mrs. Arthalia Walker Rogers Urbana Memphis State University music production talents include dancing and singing
David Winbush Mrs. Ann Winbush Central Tuskegee University computer science Morning Star Freewill Baptist Church
Sam Yarber
business member of the Principal's Scholars Program
Jon Browning Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Browning Central

Pilgrim Baptist Church, alternate escort


8 April 1989





"18th Annual Cotillion Ball," in Cotillion Yearbook Database, Item #45, http://eblackcu.net/cotillions/items/show/45 (accessed May 26, 2020).


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