25th Annual Cotillion Ball

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25th 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 1995 at the Chancellor Hotel.

List of Debutantes and Escorts:


First Name Last Name Parents Sponsor Receiver Escort Church School Planned College Planned Major
Danielle Celeste Adkins Richard and Matilda Adkins Richard Adkins Matilda Adkins Harold Miller III Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Centennial High University of Illinois Biology
Angela Dawn Avery Patricia Avery and Michael Neal Michael Neal Patricia Avery Gregory Smith Church of the Living God Centennial High Michigan State University or University of Illinois Journalism
Tamaca Layana Bailey L.A. Bailey and Lorna Lutter Mr. John Carter, Jr. (cousin) Lorna Lutter Craig Carter Salem Baptist Church Centennial High Southern Illinois University, Carbondale or Jackson State University Pre-Law
Roxanne Lynette Barnes James and Patricia Barnes James Barnes Patricia Barnes Kenneth Bradley II. Bethel AME Church Urbana High University of Illinois Biology/Pre-Med.
Erika Nadine Benson John Benson and Faynett Weatherspoon John Benson Faynett Weatherspoon Kevin Cobb Northside Church of Christ Centennial Columbia College, Chicago Retail Management and Fashion Design
Tia Karriese Britt Eugene and Johnnie Britt Eugene Britt Johnnie Britt Vincent Brock Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Urbana High Hines College, Mississippi Business Administration
Ion Delavon Capers Aaron and Sheila Capers Aaron Capers Sheila Capers James Wright Mount Olive Baptist Church Centennial High Parkland College, Champaign/University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Accounting
Kelly Nicole Cooper Arthur and Birdie Cooper Arthur Cooper Birdie Cooper Vandre Hines Dublin Street Church of Christ Urbana High Illinois State University - Normal, Illinois Social Work and Broadcasting
Erika Natali Louise Harold Robert and Donna Tanner Harold Robert Harold Donna Tanner Harold Chico Wilson Salem Baptist Church Urbana High University of Illinois Journalism/Japanese Update (2003): Crowned Miss America 2003
Shamika Lynnette Jackson Arnold and Diana Scott Arnold Scott Diana Scott Marcus Phillips Salem Baptist Church Centennial High Tennessee State University or Jackson State University Business Administration
Terrica Teriece Miller Martel Miller and Debbie Greear Martel Miller Debbie Greear Michael Williams Mount Olive Baptist Church Central High University of Illinois Human Development and Family Studies
Talisha Namphuyo Posey Donnie Wilson and Connie Posey Terry Thomas (godfather) Shirley Drish (grandmother) Jonah Bell Church of the Living God Centennial High University of Illinois Pre-Med/Nursing, minor in Child Care Development
Constance Roshanda Latrece Thomas Timmie Watson and Brenda Jackson stepfather Brenda Jackson Brandon Vonner Northside Church of God Urbana High University of Illinois Pr-Med and Spanish
Stacy Dione Walton Benjamin and Evelyn Walton Benjamin Walton Evelyn Walton Dennis Matthews Jr. St. Luke CME Church Centennial High University of Illinois Pre-Law


First name Last name Parents High School College Major notes
Jonah Levenston Bell Paulette Bell Centennial High Tougaloo University or Southern Illinois University Computer Science member of Church of the Living God
Kenneth V. Bradley II Kenneth and Sarah Bradley Urbana High Division I school Sociology member of Church of the Living God
Vincent Eugene Brock Linda Brock Urbana High Big 10 University Accounting member Church of the Living God
Craig Carter Marsha Carter Urbana High N/A N/A works for Rantoul Products, U.S. Navy veteran
Kevin Cobb Jake and Linda Maze Cobb Limestone High School (Bartonville, IL) N/A N/A member of Alpha and Omega Church of Christ, salesman at Prospect Mitsubishi Hyundai in Champaign
Dennis Matthew Jr. Dennis Matthews, Sr. and Jackie Metthew Centennial High University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Computer Science or Mathematics member of Bethel AME Church
Vandre Hines David and Betty Hines Urbana High N/A Industrial Technology member of Canaan Missionary Baptist Church
Harold Miller III Harold Miller, Jr. and Martha Miller Chisum Urbana High N/A Business Marketing/or Elementary Education member Canaan Missionary Baptist Church
Marcus Phillips Larry Bennett and Marilyn Harris Central High Syracuse College Auto Technology member of Morning Star Free Will Baptist Church
Gregory Smith Bernard and Crystal Robinson Centennial High N/A N/A member of Alpha and Omega Church of Christ
Brandon Vonner Jackie and Brenda Vonner N/A University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Business Administration Employed at the University of Illinois Foundation
Michael "James" Williams Anita Williams and James Reynolds Urbana High N/A N/A member of the Church of the Living God
Chico Wilson Johnnie and Lela Wilson Urbana High Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Law Enforcement member of Greater Holy Temple Church
James Wright Bobby and Laverne Williams Centennial High college in Mississippi N/A member of Sheriff Temple AOH







"25th Annual Cotillion Ball," in Cotillion Yearbook Database, Item #47, http://eblackcu.net/cotillions/items/show/47 (accessed May 26, 2020).


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