The Las Amigas Club of Texarkana introduced 15 debutantes with a reception held at the Truman Arnold Center on the campus of Texarkana College, on Saturday, August 20 at 4 p.m. About 150 guests were present to meet and greet the 2022 debutantes. The reception was live streamed and can viewed at http://youtu.be/Wnqz2lFMdsl 2022 Las Amigas Debutante Reception.
Mary Warren, vice president, gave opening remarks and greetings. Texarkana College President Dr. Jason Smith extended words of welcome. Kimberly Perry introduced the members of Las Amigas Club. Cassandra Rhone introduced the speaker, Shaiquiar Smith, a former debutante. Barbara Larry introduced the debutantes and their families.
Members of the Las Amigas Club are: Karen Brown, Maxine Crittenden, Essie Dodd, Sheila Dukes, Melva Flowers, Franshicka Banks-Brown, Leatrice Haskins, Barbara Larry, Alonza Mitchell, Kimberly Perry, Cassandra Rhone, Krystle Welch, Jo Ann Rice, Iwona Rockwell, Denise Thomas, Shirley Tubbs, Johnnie Wallace, Mary Warren, Rita Williams, Lillie Young and Dr. Sandra Young.
The reception marked the beginning of the 2022 debutante season. The debutantes will be presented at the Annual Las Amigas Club Debutante Ball on Dec. 30.
Las Amigas Club 2022 Debutantes are:
Kneel Alexander; daughter of Tina Abner of Texarkana, Arkansas.
Skylah Block; daughter of Julynshea Block of Texarkana, Texas.
Dejanae Dollarhide; daughter of Regina Dollarhide of Texarkana, Texas.
Alyssa Greene; daughter of Jeffrey Greene Jr. and Alisha Greene of Texarkana, Texas.
Autumn Lomax; daughter of Lawrence Lomax and Shirley Lomax of Texarkana, Arkansas.
6. MaKenzie Loudermilk; daughter of Kisha Matlock of Texarkana, Texas.
Kiara Martin; daughter of Delarriel Martin and LaKristal Martin of Texarkana, Texas.
Kristin Morrison; daughter of Freddie Morrison III and Latrish Pugh of Hope, Arkansas.
Jada Nelson; daughter of Charles Nelson and Heather Nelson of Texarkana, Texas.
Johnae Nelson; daughter of Anthony Nelson Sr. and Shamanda Nelson of Ashdown, Arkansas.
Kijha Taylor; daughter of Jermena Hawkins and Kami Carr of Texarkana, Texas.
Seaira Watson; daughter of Michael and Venture Watson of Texarkana, Arkansas.
Ariana White: daughter of Tommy White of Texarkana, Texas and Andrea Huckaby of Ft. Worth, Texas.
Ka'Leah Williams; daughter of Kelnashia Williams of Texarkana, Texas.
Mikhya Willis; daughter of Michael Willis and Krystal Jackson Willis of Texarkana, Texas.