The Houston Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated culminated the 2012 Debutante Season by presenting fourteen beautiful and accomplished young ladies in an elegant setting depicting chivalrous Camelot on Saturday June 23, 2012, at the Houston Marriott Westchase Hotel.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University. The organization is a public service sorority embracing National initiatives and programs that all chapters implement. In addition to these initiatives, many local chapters develop additional projects in the local community. The Houston Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter was chartered in 1974 and has been presenting young ladies to society since 1985.
The 2012 debutantes represent young women from outstanding families in Harris, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties. Members of the 2012 debutante court are
Ms. Ebonii Monae’ Anderson, daughter of Pastor & Mrs. Robert I. Dixon II; Ms. Taylor Symone Ashley, daughter of Ms. Pam Ashley & Mr. Keith Ashley; Ms. Taffeta Lynn Burleson, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Tracy Burleson; Ms. Camille Jeanie-Lee Carter, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Kenny Carter Sr.; Ms. Dorothy Corine Coleman-Foster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gales Robert Coleman-Foster; Ms. DaVonna Bridgette Edgerson, daughter of Mr. David Edgerson; Ms. Brittany Chrishanna Gabriel, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Christian Gabriel; Ms. Chelsea Michelle Green, daughter of Mrs. Stephanie Oliver Green; Ms. Jasmine Nichole Mayon, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Brian Mayon; Ms. Kaylin Renell McNary, daughter of Mrs. Karol McNary & Mr. Ron McNary; Ms. Whitney Loraine Patten, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Patten; Ms. Shique Sharice Singleton, daughter of Mrs. Trina Saverin-Singleton & Mr. Larry Singleton Jr.; Ms. Dominique Juanita Thompson, daughter of Mrs. Nichole Jackson & Mr. Jeffery Thompson; Ms. Kianna Wright, daughter of Mrs. Yolanda Wright & Mr. Jermaine Wright.
Debutante activities for 2011-2012 began with "Destination Debutante" a series of workshops to enhance personal growth and development. The formal Debutante Season began with a
Holiday Tea held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Moss of Sugar Land, Texas. Debutantes participated in presentations, an etiquette workshop, and an elegant coming out event hosted by debutantes and their relatives. A Scholarship Reception in their honor was held at Column A on Sunday, June 10th. During the reception, each debutante received memorable gifts and a scholarship.
Ms. Pamela Cashaw is President of the Houston Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter. The General Chair of the 2012 Debutante Ball is Ms. Courtney Smith. Co-Chairs are Mrs. Fraulyn Baisey, Mrs. Jacquelyn Blossom, Mrs. Barbara Branch, Ms. Muriel Jackson, Mrs. Shirley Johnson, Mrs. Daphne Moss, Ms. Eryka Robinson, and Mrs. Shaundra B. Simmons.