Twenty-one debutantes will make their debuts at the 67th annual Beaux Arts Ball on Nov. 24 at Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
The young women will be presented in a formal ceremony in keeping with the time-honored traditions of the Beaux Arts Society. The following debs and their escorts were selected by the Society.
Debutantes and escorts, parents and members of the Beaux Arts committee were guests at a reception June 1 on Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Roof Terrace. A check for $50,000, representing proceeds from last year's ball, was presented to the museum by 2011 ball chairman Tricia Everest. The money goes into an art acquisition fund.
Debutantes, their schools and their parents are Abigail Ann Akin, Oklahoma State University, Leslie and Kevin Akin; Katherine Ross Brown, Texas Christian University, Randy Brown and Susan Ross; Caroline Love Cameron, University of Oklahoma, Laura Love and William Cameron; Bobbe Cooke Chaffin, Sewanee University, Terre and John Chaffin; Madeline Coffey, University of Oklahoma, Dixie and Kevin Coffey; Alley Elizabeth Cottrell, Texas Christian University, Amy and David Cottrell; Cameron Jones Collins, University of Oklahoma, Anne and William Collins; Caroline Rachel Cox, Tulane University, Kathryn and Rusty Cox; Emily Ann Cox, Texas Christian University, Melinda and Paul Cox; Kendall Carrington Hall, Boston University, Julie and Kirk Hall; Rosemary Elaine Joseph, University of Oklahoma, Kim and Mike Joseph; Alexa Jane Lienhard, University of Oklahoma, LeAnn and Paul Lienhard; Madison Rose Lucas, University of Mississippi, Debbie and Scott Lucas; Molly Rose Marso, University of Mississippi, Sally Buxton and Rod Marso; Jeanette Robison McCune, University of California Santa Cruz, Barbara McCune and John Robert McCune; Rachel Claire Portman, Oklahoma Christian University, Ruth Ann and Tom Portman; Sara Frances Roush, University of Arkansas, Roberta and Greg Roush; Delaney Elyse Robinson, University of Arizona, Diane and Michael Robinson; Trinian Lark O'Neil, University of Oklahoma, Lark T. Baxter and Michael O'Neil; Bailey Shannon Self, Rollins College, Tiffany and Shannon Self; and Kacie Jane Webb, Texas Christian University, Jane and Mike Webb.
Escorts, their schools and parents are William James Burger, University of Oklahoma, Carleen and Jerry Burger; Lachlan Christopher Claus, University of Oklahoma, Laurie Claus and Russell Claus; Robert McCampbell Clements, Southern Methodist University, Sody and Robert Clements; Edward Bryant Clements, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Matilda and Edward Clements; Jake Bowman Delaney, Boston University, Karen and Peter Delaney; Alexander Neville Dudley, Texas Christian University, Debi and Chip Dudley; Patrick Robert Duncan, Colorado State University, Peggy and Nick Duncan; Boone Jenkins Ellis II, University of Oklahoma, Sandy Ellis and Linda and Boone Jenkins Ellis; Marshall Paul Foltz, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Wendi and Dan Foltz; Samuel Robert Hoffman, University of Oklahoma, Liz and Kent Hoffman; Bennett Simcox Hudson, The College of Wooster, Leslie and Cliff Hudson; Austin Walker Katigan, Dartmouth College, Carrie and Steve Katigan; Wilson Hixon Kerr, University of Oklahoma, Beth and Steve Kerr; Graham Bennett Lewallen, Southern Methodist University, Jamie and Joe Lewallen; Maxwell Kent Meyers, Southern Methodist University, Debi and Chris Meyers; Jacob Cowan Price, Southern Methodist University, Dana and Matt Price; John Bradford Ratliff, Vanderbilt University, Laura and Reeder Ratliff; Matthew Albert Riesen, Texas Christian University, Cindy and Tom Riesen; Ryan Fisher Shelley, Texas Christian University, Laurie and Steve Shelley; Samuel Reginald Stringer, University of Oklahoma, Theresa Stringer and Martin Stringer; Bentley Cameron Williams, University of Oklahoma, Vicki and Fletcher Williams; and Stephen Young, Bentley University, Leslie Longworth Young and Laura and Lee Young.
Mindy Brown is ball chairman and Leslie Russell is co-chairman.