Seven young people were honored at New Hope Baptist Church’s 2013 Christian Cotillion & Beautillion June 1 at the Second Baptist Church Unity Center. The Rev. Leo Daniel Cyrus Sr. is pastor of the church.
Brandy Quanasia Monique Gallow, daughter of Chiquania and Randy Gallow, was crowned debutante queen. Her fellow belles included Dajaeliette Arielle Stevens, daughter of Priscilla Stevens and Craig Stevens; and Christian Oscar Lee Gordon, daughter of Margaret Gordon and the late Oscar L. Gordon.
Rodrick Joseph Brown, son of Lisa Monette White and Joseph Ronald Brown, was crowned Beautillion king. His fellow beaus included Jestin Keiser Kelly, son of Paula Kelly and Joseph Kelly Sr.; and Orlando J. Matthews Jr., son of Katrina Smith Leslie and Orlando J. Matthews Sr. Joshua Rhimes, son of Pamela Rhimes, served as usher and honorary beau.
The Rev. Derrick Kyle served as master of ceremonies for the evening. Coordinators for the event were David Grisby, Pamela Smith and Regina Spann-Ambeau. Assisting them were Lamonica Love and choreographer Gracie Perkins.
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