Sorority debutante ball at Catawba on Saturday

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 26, 2011

SALISBURY ó Alpha Alpha Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will sponsor its 61st Annual Debutante Ball starting at 8:15 p.m. Saturday at Catawba College Community Center.
This yearís ball will feature 11 young ladies from surrounding high schools.
From Salisbury High School, Ayuanna Alexander, Chantel Barkley, Demrest Barkley, Janaye Hargrave, Briana Jackson, and NyQuamia Wells; from West Rowan High School, Brittney Barber, Amber Holloway, and Christa Landy; from North Rowan High School, Cristian Blanding; and from Salem High School in Virginia Beach, Va., Haley A. Duncan.
All Debutantes were required to attend 15 sessions which included: ěGetting to Know Yourself,î book club reading with local author Tara White, visit to the local History Museum, ěHealthy You Session,î table etiquette, photo shoot and several sessions on choreography to learn the ěColonial Minute,î a longtime tradition of the sorority.
The Debutante Ball continues to represent a rich tradition committed to the ideas of scholarship and service. The ball is just one of the many activities sponsored by the Zetas of Salisbury to help worthy young ladies meet some of the financial obligations in institutions of higher education.
Clara Corry serves as basileus/president of the sorority. Joann P. Diggs, Dianne Moore and Tina Holman served as chairwomen of the debutante activities. Cylista Brady serves as the chairwoman of choreography.