Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter’s 2013 Debutante Cotillion Ball has been called "an elegant social event for Pine Bluff," as described by Terri Jackson, chapter president.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter’s 2013 Debutante Cotillion Ball has been called "an elegant social event for Pine Bluff," as described by Terri Jackson, chapter president.


The theme for this year’s cotillion is "An Array of Precious Pearls." The Pine Bluff Convention Center Banquet Hall will be the setting for the elegant event beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday.


The tri-chairs for the cotillion are Damiccah Darton Robertson, Willette Totten and Shara Williams.


The annual Debutante Cotillion has maintained a long-standing history of scholastic achievement. It is the culmination of an array of social, cultural, educational and service-related activities. The cotillion was designed to enhance the lives of participating outstanding young women who are highly respected for their great character and excellence in academics.


The debutantes have participated in ACT Prep workshops, health/educational workshops, math and science workshop at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, service projects and bonding activities that will positively reinforce critical self-esteem principles that will last a lifetime. In addition, the debutante program is a vehicle for academic scholarships, as well as a means in which young women can provide service to the community, learn the social graces and make lifelong friendships.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., the Delta Omega Omega Chapter takes pride each year in acknowledging that the majority of the debutantes presented have entered colleges and universities throughout the United States.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is an international service organization that was founded in 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is composed of a nucleus of 260,000 members in graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U. S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Canada, Japan, Germany, Korea, and on the continent of Africa.


For more information concerning the 2013 Debutante Cotillion, contact Ivy Leaf reporter, Mattie P. Collins at kencol1@msn.com.