Avery Elizabeth Pettway, Dr. Wayne Elliott Tipps Reign At Annual Cotton Ball

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Avery Elizabeth Pettway reigned as queen of the annual Cotton Ball, and Dr. Wayne Elliott Tipps was the king.

This year's train bearers were Cecilia May Coldwell and Hampton Brooks Douglas.

Hostesses were Alexandria Harman Armor, Cameron Scott Ford, Helen Lawson Johnston, Mary Melissa Manual, Mary Catherine Kiefer Marsden, Leah Paige Montgomery and Corinne Hendrix 

Program girls were Anna Grace Born, Laura Lee Brakebill, Elizabeth Laplante Case, Sara Catharine Daniels, Julia Robbins Fisher, Julia Peters Hartman, Hailey Elizabeth Kreek and Julia Bandy Surface.

The Cotton Ball not only is a debutante ball for rising college sophomores, but also has given thousands of dollars to local organizations, focusing on women and children.


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