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Club announces this year’s group of debutantes

Gore
Gore

Nineteen young women will be presented in November at the 2016 Charlotte Debutante Club’s annual ball at Charlotte Country Club.

Since 1950, proceeds from Charlotte’s oldest ball have benefited The Mint Museum. The women and their parents and colleges are:

▪ Caroline Elizabeth Allbert “Caroline,” daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Raymond Allbert. She is a student at UNC Chapel Hill.

▪ Elizabeth Blakeley Beltz “Elizabeth,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Beltz. She is a student at Lehigh University.

▪ Elizabeth Robbins Buckfelder “Libby,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frederick Buckfelder. She is a student at Clemson University.

▪ Lauren Jane Burton “Lauren,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Williamson Burton. She is a student at UNC Chapel Hill.

▪ Adelaide Christine Cummings “Adelaide,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Emery Cummings. She is a student at Davidson College.

▪ Jillian Chandler Dalton “Chandler,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Gossett Dalton, granddaughter of club member Mrs. Rufus McCanless Dalton, great-granddaughter of club member Mrs. Robert Isaac Dalton, Sr. She is a student at Texas Christian University.

▪ Anne Ellsworth Gardner “Anne,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Allan Gardner. She is a student at the University of Virginia.

▪ Laura Wells Gill “Laura,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Arnold Gill III. She is a student at UNC Chapel Hill.

▪ Catherine Elizabeth Gore “Catherine,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Scott Gore. She is a student at the University of Alabama.

▪ Caroline Elizabeth Lewis “Caroline,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Alan Lewis. She is a student at Wake Forest University.

▪ Ellen Gable McMullen “Ellen,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Christopher McMullen, granddaughter of club member Mrs. Charles Rex Welton. She is a student at N.C. State University.

▪ Elizabeth Hughes Morrison “Elli,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Neal Morrison. She is a student at Elon University.

▪ Lucy Holland Pitts “Lucy,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Allen Pitts. She is a student at Rhodes College.

▪ Avery Elizabeth Portland “Avery,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy James Portland. She is a student at the University of Virginia.

▪ Mary Gray Stolz “Mary Gray,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hancock Stolz. She is a student at The University of the South-Sewanee.

▪ Martha Caroline McKellar Taylor “Caroline,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McKinley Bryan Taylor. She is a student at UNC Chapel Hill.

▪ Grace Adair Weisiger “Grace,” daughter of Mrs. Perrin Quarles Dargan III and Mr. Edward Innes Weisiger, Jr., granddaughter of club member Mrs. Edward Innes Weisiger. She is a student at the University of Georgia.

▪ Margaret Louise Whitley “Maggie,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Cannon Whitley. She is a student at the University of Georgia.

▪ Katherine Cartland Willingham “Kate,” daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Davidson Willingham, granddaughter of club member Mrs. William Anthony White, Jr., great-granddaughter of club member the late Mrs. Samuel Wilson Smith. She is a student at College of Charleston.

Courtesy of the Charlotte Debutante Club

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