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Debutante Jada Krystine Regester, It has been a joy watching grow in to the beautiful, poised and accomplished

young woman that you are. I am so proud of you. As you pursue your dreams, continue to trust in The Lord and believe in yourself. I know great things are to come! Love , Grandpa


2016

R.O.Y.A.L. MISS BLUE REVUE

DEBUTANTE COURT


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Chairwoman Award

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rue leaders serve, and true servants lead. The Chairwoman award seeks to award a Debutante who has devoted their time and effort in servant leadership. The recipient of this award will have made a significant effort to contribute to the New Castle community by uniquely addressing a problem or improving a situation.

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his award recognizes the Participant who went above and beyond the minimum qualifications of the program in workshop and personal growth.


Debutante Program Committee Chapter President- Tamara Stewart

Chairwoman- Michelle Mack-Williams Debutante Liaison - Michelle Roberts Jones Parent Liaison & Dresses- Curi Lawrence Venue, Photography- Janice Johnson Waltz Instruction- Stacy Burwell, Ivy Green Blue Tuxes- Danielle Brown Awards & Gifts-Tracye Waters Budget- Tamara Thompson Ads-Jasmine Young Rubric/Point System- Ebony Williams Committee Contributors


Debutante Mentors Malika Warner Stacy Burwell Rosa Howze Torianne Evans Tracye Waters Janice Johnson Ronika Adams Tamara Thompson Shawnda Shelton Michelle Roberts Jones


The History of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded January 16, 1920 at Howard University by five co-eds, Arizona Cleaver, Myrtle Tyler, Viola Tyler, Fannie Pettie and Pearl Neal. The organization was founded on the simple belief that sorority elitism and socializing should not overshadow the real mission for progressive organizations - to address societal mores, ills, prejudices, poverty, and health concerns of the day. These five women dared to depart from the traditional coalitions for black women and sought to establish a new organization predicated on the precepts of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood. Today, the sorority consists of over 100,000 women in more than 800 chapters in the United States and abroad. The sorority's national and local programs include endowment of its National Educational Foundation, the Stork's Nest Prenatal Program, Z-Hope - an empowerment program that aims to enrich the mind, body and soul of target populations, and supporting multiple affiliate organizations. Zeta chapters and auxiliary groups have given un-totaled hours of voluntary service to educate the public, assist youth provide scholarships, support organized charities and promote legislation for social and civic change. Since its inception, the sorority has chronicled a number of firsts. For example, Zeta Phi Beta was the first Greek Letter organization to charter a chapter in Africa (1948), to form adult and youth auxiliary groups, to centralize its operations in a National Headquarters, and to be constitutionally bound to a brother fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. The History of the Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was chartered in September 1955. In 1962, the chapter organized the Zeta Amicae of Wilmington, and the New Castle County Stork’s Nest opened its doors in 2002. In an effort to further community outreach efforts, Zeta CAN! – The Zeta Community Action Network was born, and in 2006, the Katherine B. Ross Scholarship was added to the chapter’s education portfolio. For over 50 years, the chapter has given un-totaled hours of voluntary service to educate the public, assist youth,


provide scholarships, support organized charities, and promote legislation for social and civic change. The membership is comprised of professional women from many walks of life. Chapter members hold Baccalaureate, Master’s, Doctoral and/or professional degrees in fields from Education, both secondary and higher, to finance, law, social work, corporate management and technology. This expertise allows the chapter to provide a myriad of service to the New Castle County area. Thus, the chapter continues to hold high the torch that was kindled at Howard University in Washington, DC on January 16, 1920. May the torch holding the light of Zeta burn eternally……

Zeta Amicae of Wilmington As early as 1940, graduate chapters of Zeta Phi Beta began to realize the importance of the prestige, good will and of cooperation women who, for various reasons, were not members of any Greek-letter organization. Under the administration of Soror Lullelia Harrison, the first Amicae chapter was organized in Omaha, Nebraska in 1947 making Zeta the first sorority in the National Pan-Hellenic Council to organize an auxiliary group. Zeta Amicae are affiliated through local graduate chapters. Today, these auxiliaries have rendered invaluable services to the sorority and their communities. They are located in areas wherever there are active chapters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Each local Amicae Auxiliary is a member of a state-wide Zeta Amicae Conference in which rules, regulations, policies and procedures apply to the state as a group. This structure is also applicable to Regional and National levels within the organization. These larger bodies provide an excellent forum for networking with Amicae from other auxiliary chapters, a chance to garner successful programming ideas, and stay current with your knowledge of information and activities on a broader scale. The ultimate value is that you develop relationships that last a lifetime. Amicae Auxiliaries conduct community service projects on an ongoing basis. Many times collaboration with Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter. In addition, they participate in special observances of the sorority, and conduct projects or programs related to the national programmatic thrusts. They are expected to participate in the activities that you help to plan and organize.


Members are expected to support the organization financially through their membership. The organization exists because its members are committed to advancing the principles, values and standards for which it purports. This support is tangibly demonstrated by members paying dues in a timely manner and through support of fund raising activities.

Youth Auxiliary Groups of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The mission of the youth auxiliaries of Zeta Phi Bet Sorority, Inc, is to provide a carefully designed program of activities that will enhance youth members through mind, body, and spirit as they work within their various communities to help others. In order to provide age specific programming, our Youth Auxiliaries are divided into 3 age groups. The Archonette Club is comprised of high school aged young ladies typically between the ages of 14-18. Th ese young ladies dem onstr ate an inter est in the goals and ideals of scholarship, sisterly love and community service. Members of the Amicette Club are young ladies between the ages of 9-13 year s of age who are willing to strive toward the high ideals of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and who demonstrate potential for leadership and service to the community. The youngest members of the Youth groups are the Pearlettes. The Pearlettes are girls under the age of 9 who are mentored by the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., to become outstanding leaders in their communities. Each group is advised by at least 2 members of Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter who have experience working with youth. The meetings consist of a variety of activities including: age specific workshops, group discussions, outings, and community service opportunities. The R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue Debutante Mentor Program m ission is to foster the educational goals of college-bound young women. The program is operated under the auspices of the Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and the R.O.Y.A.L Miss Blue Revue Committee. The R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue is a comprehensive mentoring program, focusing on etiquette, community service, and college preparation. The goal of the R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue program is to provide young ladies with the opportunity to be involved in educational and personal growth activities that can open doors for them as they transition into womanhood. The program is open to young women who are sophomores/juniors attending high school in the state of Delaware during the 2011-


2012 school year. The R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue Debutante Program will culminate with a Debutante Ball held in the fall of 2012.The R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue Debutante Mentor Program is the capstone program of the youth auxiliary programs/clubs of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter. Each R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue program participant is assigned a mentor who is a member of Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter. The role of the mentor is a vital component of the R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue Debutante Program, as the goal of the program is to provide mentor-ship to young ladies. History of Blue Revue Blue Revue or iginated in th e K appa Zeta Ch apter in 1933. Ch apter founder, Dr. Helen Wilson Johnson and charter member Mildred Davis initiated the first Blue Revue and then introduced the idea at the Sorority's 1933 national convention. The idea was adopted as a national program and implemented by chapters of the sorority across the country. Blue Revue’s purpose is twofold. Primarily, Blue Revue is a conduit to promote higher education through scholarship and other financial resources. Secondly, but just as important, Blue Revue was established to encourage and inspire young ladies to uphold the admirable ideals of finer womanhood as well as cultivate and put into practice acceptable ways of social behavior.


Debutante Anye Felice Mae Woods “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. -Dr. Seuss” Anye Felice Mae Woods is the daughter of Robert and Felicia Woods. She was born and raised in New Jersey until the age of six when her family moved to Delaware. Anye was always a shy and introverted child, but with the variety of activities she has been involved in over the years she has grown into and continues to grow into the mature and intelligent young woman she is today. Now sixteen, Anye is an eleventh grade honors student at Appoquinimink high school in Middletown, Delaware. After living in Delaware for a little over ten years, Anye has participated in clubs and activities ranging from Girl Scouts to dance classes to competitive cheer. Cheerleading has been a part of her life since the age of nine and she has grown immensely on and off the mat from her involvement. Anye is the co-founder of the Health Defenders, a group of teenage girls who explore public health and issues such as obesity, social injustice, suicide prevention and much more. As the club continues to grow, Anye and her fellow club members plan to dig deeper into public health in their community and do something to improve it. In addition, Anye has also participated in the FAME program for two years where she explored the world of engineering. Drawing is a strong hobby. As a result, Anye has grown greatly in the visual arts. She has sketched pieces for interested clients and also had one of her pieces showcased in the Appoquinimink District Art Show. Anye plans to start a business out of her artwork and her love for creating beautiful and imaginative things. After high school she plans to attend college for a degree in the medical field or in Biomedical Engineering. Anye aspires to be a passionate caretaker in a job that where she can also make a difference. Anye is a current member in the Archonette Club through Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. for two years where she has been able to complete many service projects and give back to her community. Anye’s Debutante Mentor is Tamara Thompson. Please join Tamara, Mr. & Mrs. Woods and Anye’s family in congratulating this focused young woman, Anye Felice Mae Woods, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated proudly present her to you. This evening, Anye is escorted by her father, Mr. Robert Woods.


“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” -

Sophia Loren Congratulations Anye! Continued success in all you do! – Jorge, Omaira, Nathan and Keila Diaz


From the Iota Alpha Alpha Executive Board Basileus – Terence Gavin Vice Basileus – Roy Haynes Keeper of Records and Seal – Dwayne Glass Keeper of Finance – Kirk Brooks Chaplain – Mike Coates

“A determined mind and a strong will bear endless possibilities” The Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. - Iota Alpha Alpha Chapter would like to congratulate Anye Woods on her participation in the 2016 Miss Blue Revue!


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DebutanteAnye I would like to congratulate her and her fellow 2016 R.O.Y.A.L. Miss Blue Revue Debutantes on their debut “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.� -Audrey Hepburn Love Ms. Michelle

Anye Live your life like a day at the beach. Best Wishes in all you do! Al and Jeannine Caporaso


“Let your dreams be bigger than your fears, your actions louder than your words, and your faith stronger than your feelings.� -Unknown-

Best wishes Anye! Love, Ms. Sharen, Jonelle, Darien & Eliana


Anye, I wish you the best on the 2016 Miss Blue Revue! It’s been a pleasure getting to know you and I can’t wait to see you accomplish great things!

Best of luck, Kristin Benning off


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Anye, Good luck and best wishes on The 2016 Miss Blue Revue!

John and Christine Randolph

We are so proud of the beautiful young lady you’ve become!

Best Wishes! Bill and Janet Geranimo


Congratulations to My Lil Sis! Never stop reaching for the stars! Aim high in everything you do. We are so proud of you. Love, Sha, Daren & DJ

Congrats Anye! I encourage you to Best wishes onbest! yourLove Justice always strive for the participation in the 2016 Miss Blue Revue! I’m proud of you. Love Uncle Iborn

Congrats Anye! I encourage you to always strive for the best! Love Justice


Anye, Best wishes on the 2016 Miss Blue Revue! Love Uncle Greg, Aunt Pat, Antoine, Tia, Tyson and Asia

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” -George Bernard Shaw Best wishes on the 2016 Miss Blue Revue! Love, Jeff, Celeste, Nasia and Lil Jeff

Anye, Congratulations on the 2016 Miss Blue Revue. “You’re not meant to do what is easy. You’re meant to challenge yourself.” – Justin timberlake Your cousin, Jeff


Anye, Best Wishes and much Success.

From the Brandts Kevin, Cheryl, Mackenzie &

Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside. -Coco Channel


Anye Woods Patrons

Best wishes Anye from The Juvennellianos Congratulations on your accomplishments! Kristine Johnson Anye, so proud of you! Love, Tisa Hilary Buckworth


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, Ashlee

Marie Woods

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Ashlee, the daughter of Minister Devynn and Ronnette Woods is affectionately known as Miss Ash. She is a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Wilmington, Delaware where she serves as the Junior Usher Board President. She is also a member of the Joshua Youth Ministry and the G.I.R.L.S Ministry. Ashlee has volunteered with the Good Works program at JP Morgan Chase for two years, at the Ronald McDonald House, the Grand Prix and helping to prepare book bags. She has been a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter Youth Organization for the past 4 years, where she has served as Chaplain for the past 2 years. In addition to maintaining Honor Roll status, some of her scholastic achievements include being a member of the Junior National Honor Society, competing in the State level Geography Bee in the 8th grade, placing third place in the Prepared Speech Category of the State TSA Competition, and her recent nomination to the National Honor Society. With all of her academic responsibilities, Ashlee has found time to be an active member of the Award winning Middletown Cavaliers Marching Band, Jazz Band, Indoor Drumline and Symphonic Band. After graduating from High School, Ashlee plans to attend Stanford University or the University of Pennsylvania to pursue a degree in Criminal Law and Political Science. . Ashlee’s Debutante Mentor is Mrs. Ronika Adams. Please join Ronika, Minister and Mrs. Woods, and Ashlee’s family in congratulating this musically talented young woman, Ashlee, Mae Woods, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated proudly present her to you. This evening, Ashlee is escorted by her father, Minister Devynn Woods.


A crown will not complete you or make you happy. It is simply part of the uniform of an elite group who are trying to make the world a better place -Michelle Field


Miss Ashlee, We have watched you grow over the last five years. We are so proud of you. We wish you much success in your current endeavors, as well as your future. Remember to keep God first and everything else will be added to you. Love Always,

Ashlee You are a bright young lady with a bright future ahead of you. It is always a pleasure to have you as a part of the Sunday School Ministry. Whenever I ask you to participate in a play or read something for children’s moment you always willing. Marci, Izzy and I wish you success in all you do. Deacon Darnell Stewart Izzy Productions

Ashlee Woods, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” - Proverbs 3:5-6 Dream Big! - Dr. Monica L. White


Ashlee Woods Patron Ads Congratulations Ashlee from Lorraine E. Bishop Congratulations Ashlee! - Minister Terry Matthews Congratulations Ashlee on your achievements. - Deacon & Mrs. Samuel Wilson Ashlee, good luck in all you do. - Carl Lolly Congratulations Ashlee - Love you Ashton Woods Wishing you much success - Melissa Ricks God Bless you - Marguerite Campbell


Debutante Camille Blue My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. -Maya Angelou Camille Blue is the daughter of Richard E. Blue, III and Ivy L. Green-Blue. She is currently a senior at Cab Calloway School of the Arts, majoring in dance. At Cab Calloway, Camille is a member of the French Club, the International Club, and also serves as a Peer Mentor. She has been dancing since she was 3 years old and has been trained in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Hip-Hop, Acrobatics, Contortion, and Pointe. After high school, Camille plans to attend North Carolina A&T in the fall of 2017, to study Dance with a minor in psychology. She plans to Dance in a company after graduating from college and eventually become a dance therapist. In the community, Camille has volunteered at multiple non-profit organizations, such as The Food Bank of Delaware, and Theatrical Delights where she has volunteered every summer since 2014, and hopes to return in 2017. In addition to volunteering in her free time, Camille is also a model and has walked in various shows in the tristate area. A very busy young lady, Camille’s love for dance allows her to serve as the Youth Council President at DANCE4LIFE School of the Arts and Training Institute. In addition to her school activities and community service, Camille is currently employed as a part-time employee at Staples. Camille’s Debutante mentor is Shawnda Shelton Please join Shawnda, Mr. & Mrs. Blue and all their family and friends in congratulating this gifted and talented young woman, Camille Blue, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening, Camille is being escorted by her father, Mr. Richard E. Blue, III.


Camille Latrice Blue Congratulations and Best Wishes on your R.O.Y.A.L Miss Blue Revue Debutante Ball. It has been a joy watching you grow from a tiny 5lb beautiful and shy little baby to an amazingly talented, smart, and loving young lady. We are excited to see all that is in store for you as you move forward onto college and all your future endeavors. We are very proud of you and we wish you all the very best and success in all that you do in life. Train up a child in the way she should go, and when she is old she will not depart from it – Proverbs 22:6(NKJV) Love, Mommy and Daddy


Congratulations to my talented Granddaughter Camille Blue. You have grown so much as a young lady, from working hard in school to dancing whenever you can. I know that you will go far in the future to come. I hope you enjoy the rest of your school year Ms. Senior. I love you so much. - Mommom Faye D. Blue

In Loving Memory of my parents Sam and Eva Daniels. Affectionately known as Big Momma and Big Daddy.

- Faye D. Blue


Camille Blue Congratulations to my great niece Ms. Camille L. Blue. You are the brightest young lady I know, and you always have a smile on your face to keep everyone happy. You are doing so well in your academics and in your dancing. I hope to see you in New York in a few years. - Love Aunt Elaine Daniels


Congratulations to our cousin Ms. Camille Latrice Blue! We would like to congratulate you on all of your accomplishments this year. We love you so much! Good luck on all of your future aspirations and goals, and we know you will go far in life. With love, Yolanda Thomas Chris Thomas Justin Thomas Joshua Thomas


We are extremely proud of you and all of your accomplishments. You have done an amazing job with your academics and dance. Never give up on your dreams and always keep going. We have known you for along time and we just love to see how well you have developed into a young lady. - With Love - Taneka Johnson - Beverly A. Lipscomb


Good Luck Milllz!!! Embrace your crown girl!!! Love, Zoi J. Council Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter 2016 Scholarship Recipient


Congratulations Camille Blue on your successful participation in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. R.O.Y.A.L Miss Blue Revue Debutante Mentoring Program and Ball. Continue to strive for great things. Remember to follow your dreams and the sky's the limit. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me� Philippians 4:13 Cordelia Bostic Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Treasurer Middletown (DE) Alumnae Chapter Jazmine Young Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Member Mu Pi Chapter University of Delaware.


Congratulations Camille! We are so proud of you and all of your accomplishments! Never stop pushing and we love you so much! -Love Jorelle and Jalynne


Congratulations Miss Camille Blue I have watched you grow into such a beautiful young lady. Continue to grow and prosper. - Tamara

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams‌ Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau


Congrats and Best Wishes

Congratulations Camille! We both love you so much. We can’t wait to see you in the future. - Love Richelle and Latrelle Blue

-Judy Blair

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Congratulations Camille! - Kesha Howard You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face‌

Do the thing you think you cannot do. -Eleanor Roosevelt


Camille Latrice Blue Patrons Robin Hale Garland, Beta Delta Zeta

Lisa Myers

Dwayne Miller

Michelle Moore-Wright

Vandora Miller

Mara Bryant-Ivory

Raquel Toledo

Elaine Shelton

Kim Fletcher

Ms. Jessie Howell

Tjwana Jenkins

Ms. Denise Cook

Nicole Jenkins

#1 Gamma 87 Fall

Brandon Jenkins

Mrs. Georgia Hicks Brown

Salaine Atkins Little

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Jorelle Green

Soror Coben

Ayesha Patrick Tenisha Fort Ty-Hesha Scott James

Patience Cook Carolyn D. Dozier Danielle Tara Brown Good Luck Camille From Aunt Alisha Good Luck Camille From Mekhia Delonda Collins Morris Collins

Jayme Govens Joshlynn Dryden Margaret Govens William Myers Keith Jenkins

Star In The East Lodge #1 Suakim Temple #60 Mrs. Felicia Bennett To Camille Blue - Congratulations to you from the Clay Family Stacey Ebanks Baker Darrell Baker Dena Watson Andre Martin Elouise Watson Jeanette Livingston Dr. Amystique Y. H. Church Tyrone Jamison Scott Jones Dominique Jones


Debutante Jada Krystine Regester “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ~ Dr. Maya Angelo Jada Krystine Regester is the daughter of Kimberly and Anthony Regester Jr. She is 16 and a Senior at Middletown High School in Middletown, DE. Jada was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 17, 1999 and moved to Townsend in 2013. After high school, Jada plans to attend college full time where she will major in Physical Therapy with a minor in Sports Medicine. In 2005, Jada began her journey to become a dancer and cheerleader. Since 2013, Jada has been dancing with Dance Unlimited and The Razzle Dazzle Dance Team. In 2015, Jada had the honor of performing the opening dance with her dance team for the Philadelphia 76er’s season’s opening game. This past summer, Jada attended the Pine Forest Cheer Camp where she received several awards for outstanding Spirit and Leadership. She was also 1 out of 5 cheerleaders from her school, who were chosen out of 300+ cheerleaders to participate in the All American 2016-2017 Varsity Spirit Cheer Tour in London, England. Jada regularly attends Connections Community Church. She also enjoys serving her community by volunteering at Delaware Food Bank and with Best Buddies International Program at her school for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Since joining Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter’s Archonette Club, Jada has completed the Delaware Safety Council’s Child & Babysitting Course, received certification in CPR, volunteered during the Holiday seasons with the Salvation Army, and help clean highways through the Adopt-A-Highway program. In the four years that Jada has been a member in the Archonette Club she has been Secretary, Vice President, and is now serving her second consecutive term as President. Jada has a very loving spirit about her which sets her apart from the rest. Jada is inspired by her favorite scripture, “I Can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13; and it shows in her daily interactions with others. Jada’s Debutante mentor is Mrs. Janice Johnson. Please join Ms. Janice Johnson, Ms. Kimberly Regester, The Regester family and friends in congratulating this multi-talented and kindhearted young woman, Jada Regester, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening, Jada is being escorted by her brother, Mr. Anthony Rubin Regester, III.


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Arugula Salad Choice of Chicken Cacciatore

Salmon Pasta Primavera Seasonal Vegetables Sweet Potato Cheesecake Coffee & Assorted Teas


Miss R.O.Y.A.L. Blue Revue Program Greetings & Welcome Introduction of Mistress of Ceremony …………………………………………………..Tamara Grimes Stewart Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter President The Occasion ……………………………………………………………………………………...Mistress of Ceremony’ Virna Springer Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Atlantic Region Coordinator of Youth Affiliates Prayer and Blessing of the Meal …………………………………………………………… Linda Lawrence Dinner is Served

Presentation of Debutantes Pearling Ceremony Debutante Waltz Message to the Debutantes ……………………………………………………………..Kamika Bell Message from the Youth ……………...………………………………………………….Jada Regester Archonette President Pining Ceremony Crowning of Miss R.O.Y.A.L. Blue Revue 2016 Remarks ………………………………………………………………………………….Michelle Mack-Williams Program Chairperson Dancing and Fellowship


Thank you, I would like to thank everyone that contributed to my Success in this year’s Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter Debutante ball. You monetary gift and support means more to me than words can express. Thank you so much for everything you have done for me to get to this point. Love, Jada K. Regester


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Jada, we are so proud of you and all that you are doing. Keep on doing big things in life and keep God first always. We love you! ~The Rasbatt Family


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I remember the day that I first met you. I saw and felt a unique spirit in a beautiful little girl trying to fit in a world that was so unkind to the beauty that you possessed. Your beauty was being overshadowed by you because you did not see it yourself. The moment you stopped trying to be accepted by this world and started building your own world by working hard and learning how to study, your true aptitude began to show - a smart and beautiful Princess; and now everyone is standing in line to be in the world that you built filled with love, fun, and happiness .

~Conte


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Debutante Justine Adams “A flower grows out of dirt so make the most out life’s’ dirt, your problems and bloom where you’re planted. Be Natural be YOU!” Justine Adams

Justine is the daughter of Lois Frederick. She is a student at Glasgow High School in Newark, Delaware where she has received various academic awards. She is a confident young lady who loves fashion and has her own fashion business, D’Artist Designs. After high school, she plans to major in fashion design and establish a career as a fashion designer.

A budding athlete, Justine has participated in volleyball and track & field. In the community, Justine is an avid volunteer. She gives back to the community with her school and with the Archonettes of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Her untold hours of community service include but are not limited to volunteering at the parks of Delaware, the World Wide Fund for nature as she has a passion for endangered animals, the Delaware Food bank, wrapping gifts for the less fortunate, and Ronald McDonald House, to name a few. She has donated to Alex's Lemonade Foundation, and the American Cancer society. Justine is one of Delaware's 20 Under 20 award recipients for being under the age 20 and owning a business for which she created a line of t-shirts called "Don't Judge A Girl By Her Hair." Justine’s company also has a line of items designed using Duct Tape. In addition to her community service and entrepreneurship, she is co-author of a book titled "A Letter To My Bully: Sticks, Stones and Words Do Hurt." In this book, she and 6 other young ladies speak up to their bullies, letting them know the effects they've had on them and give advice to the bullies and to others who are faced with bullying. Justine’s Debutante mentor is Ms. Rosa Howze. Please join Rosa, Justine’s family and friends in congratulating her, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening Justine is being escorted by her brother, Mr. Bryce Sanders


Justine, you are such a talented young lady! I am proud of all you have accomplished! Congratulations on being a 2017 Miss R.O.Y.A.L. BLUE Revue Debutante! Love, Ms. Dani


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Debutante Reney Waters “Phenomenal Woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me.” Maya Angelo

Reney Waters is the daughter of Mr. Rene Waters and Mrs. Kia Waters. Reney was born on December 7, 1999 and is a native of Newark, Delaware. Now living in New Jersey, Reney is a Junior in the Rowan Academy program of Glassboro High School where she has the opportunity to take college level courses at Rowan University. Reney’s concentration in this program is Broadcasting and Communications where she is an outstanding and intelligent student. Reney is blessed with natural gifts in acting, singing, songwriting and producing which allow her to be confident in her abilities. As a student in the Rowan Academy, Reney is active in with the school news and has had a leading role in the fall school play since her freshman year. In addition to acting, Reney is a talented singer and sings the National Anthem for Glassboro sports team’s home games. In addition to her artistic abilities, Reney also loves the following Sports: Varsity Cheerleading, Varsity Field Hockey & Junior Varsity Basketball. After high school, Reney plans to attend college and major in communications or music and entertainment arts. She has already begun working on her future career as she has started her own production company, Versatilee Productions. In addition, Reney is working on opening a recording studio. In the community, Reney is a member of Spirit Life International in Wilmington, Delaware, where she serves on the Praise and Worship team. She also works with Victoria’s Daughters, a ministry for women of all ages. Reney source of inspiration comes from the 91st chapter of the book of Psalms. Reney became a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated’s Youth Program in Camden, New Jersey as a Pearlette . She later joined the Zeta youth program of the Wilmington, Delaware chapter as an Amicette . Currently, Reney remains in the Wilmington, Delaware chapter youth group as an Archonette where she is currently. Reney’s most memorable experience as an Archonette is the fun she had during the sleepovers. Reney’s Debutante mentor is Ms. Torianne Evans. Please join Torianne, Mr. & Mrs., Waters


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Debutante Margaret Darlene Lyman “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” ~ Albert Einstein “Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful” ~ Anonymous Margaret “Maggie” Lyman is the 3rd and middle daughter of Dorothy & Tony Sharpe, Jr. and Terrance Wiggins. A 17-year-old senior at Appoquinimink (Appo) High in Middletown, Delaware, Maggie has continuously maintained honor roll status throughout her high school years. She is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. With her athletic abilities, Maggie has been a member of the JV Football Cheerleading team for 3 years and is currently serving her 4th year as a Varsity Basketball Cheerleader. Also at Appo, she is a 1st Soprano in Advanced Chorus. Maggie has been involved with chorus since she was in Middle School. In addition, Maggie assists backstage with make-up during the school’s Spring Musical performances. After high school Maggie plans to study Forensic Science and plans to be a Death/ Crime Scene Investigator. She also has a love for American Sign Language (ASL) and has been involved with it since 9th grade. Her senior project is based on ASL. She plans to move forward and study ASL while also studying Forensic Science in college.

In the community, Maggie is a member of Bethel AME Church. She has been a Girl Scout for 11 years. Through her experience as a Girl Scout and attending Girl Scout Camp she was offered a Camp Counselor position. Maggie has been working there for the past 2 summers. Maggie’s Debutante mentor is Mrs. Malika Warner. Please join Malika, Mr. & Mrs. Sharpe, and Ms. Wiggins and all their family and friends in congratulating this beautiful and successful young woman, Maggie Lyman, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening, Maggie is being escorted by her Grandfather, Mr. Bucky Whittle.


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Maggie’s Patron Ads Alonna White Jayden Dryden Tomeka Crawford Best Wishes Maggie! Woo Hoo! Mrs. Shaleetha and Family XOXO Maggie continue to strive and do great things in your life~ Sharon Cephas Congratulations to Maggie Lyman on being a debutant! Best Wishes ~The Gibson Family Congrats to you Maggie~ The Clay Family Love You Maggie! Aunt Karen Price Best Wishes Maggie! Your Neighbors Judy & Dave Maggie continue to just be you!

Love Aunt Marsa & Uncle Dennis Love You! Aunt Teeni


Debutante Monet Ford “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.� ~ Melissa Etheridge Monet Shameka Shavelle Ford is the daughter of Robert and Nicole Ford. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 24, 2000. At 16, she is an Honor Roll student at Appoquinimink High School in Middletown Delaware. Monet is involved in Winter Cheerleading. Monet loves to perform in front of others showcasing her abilities in dancing, cheerleading, and also modeling. After high school, Monet plans to attend Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia where she would like to major in Sports Medicine. Her professional aspiration is to become a Physical Therapist for an NBA Team. Becoming a Physical Therapist is important to her because she is passionate about helping other people reach their full potential again. In the community, Monet participates in various community service projects with the Archonettes of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Monet’s Debutante mentor is Mrs. Michelle Roberts-Jones. Please join Chelle, Mr. & Mrs. Ford and all their family and friends in congratulating this ambitious young woman, Monet Ford, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening, Monet is being escorted by her father, Mr. Robert Ford.


Congratulations Monet Ford Reach for the stars you always dreamed about. You have but one life and chances to go places. Keep your dreams in sight, your ideas in front of you and you will touch the stars. I love you very much. Love Mom Mom Marcia


To My Niece On Your Special Day Monet I am so proud of you. You have grown into a beautiful young lady.

Your

intelligence

and

confidence is inspiring. Every since you were a baby you demanded the attention of all who were blessed to be around you. And today we place our focus on you, I love you so much. Keep rising to the top. Love Aunt Meek


Congratulations Monet There’s a quote that states “when someone shows you who they are believe them!” - Oprah Winfrey

Monet you show people how special and unique you are every day. Please don’t ever change!! With Love Aunt Merl


Congratulations and Best Wishes to a beautiful young lady. Mo Mo you Slay!!! May God bless you Always Love Monica, Moiyen, Miley and Auntie


Congratulations Dokie You are such a beautiful girl and I am so happy to have you as my niece. Your cousins and I are so happy for you and excited to share in your special day. Thank you for being someone that your little cousins and sister can look up to. We love you Aunt Mara , Taieem and TJ


To My Beautiful Niece Monet God will give you strength for every battle, Wisdom for every decision, peace that surpasses understanding and the motivation to reach your destiny. Remember discipline determines your destiny not your desire, I love you!! Love Aunt Vanesha


Debutante Tyvolia Reed “Believe in yourself and you can do unbelievable things.” Unknown Tyvolia (Ty) Reed, the daughter of Tara Sterns and Joseph Reed was born March 25th, 1999 in Newark Delaware. She is currently 17 years old and is a senior at Howard High School of Technology. At Howard High, Ty is studying Medical Assisting. From the ages 5-14 Tyvolia participated in both recreational and competitive cheerleading, and has won numerous personal and team awards. In addition to being a high school student, Tyvolia plays volleyball and models with a Program called Lola's Productions. Tyvolia is studying to take her Certified Clinical Medical Assisting test this winter. Her short term goal is to graduate this June and enlist in to the United States Navy part time and further her education in the medical field. In the community, Tyvolia has volunteered with the Back On Track program at Kuumba Academy and for the Girls Scouts Club at Stubbs Elementary School. Tyvolia likes to write and hang out with friends in her free time. Ty’s Debutante mentor is Ms. Stacy Burwell. Please join Stacy, Tara Sterns, Joseph Reed and all their family and friends in congratulating Tyvolia Reed, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening, Ty is being escorted by her brother Clifton Thurmon.


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Debutante Kameron Michael McManus-Bivens Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who am I not to be? I am a child of God. ~-Marianne Williamson Kameron Michael McManus-Bivins is the daughter of Mr. DaShawn L. McManus, Sr & Mrs. Stephanie M. McManus. She is a junior at The Howard High School of Technology where she is pursuing licensure as a cosmetologist. In addition to acquiring the academic status of distinguished honors, she is a member of the Howard High School Leading Ladies club, Honor Society, Dream Accounts, Upward Bound Math & Science and the Student Council Association. Kameron’s participation in Delaware Technical & Community College’s Upward Bound Stem program has earned her awards for achievements in college math. Within this program she has also been allotted an opportunity for dual enrollment as an avenue to earn credits towards her college undergraduate degree. After high school, Kameron plans to continue her education at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. She aspires to pursue a degree in Business Administration & Entrepreneurship in order to move towards her goal of becoming the owner of a beauty bar. Kameron’s non-academic activities include competition cheerleading, modeling for Lola productions, mentoring, community service and spending time with her family. Kameron has also had the honor of being a member of the Youth Auxiliary of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.- Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter. Kameron’s Debutante mentor is Mrs. Tracye Waters. Please join Tracye, Mr. & Mrs. McManus and all their family and friends in congratulating this ambitious young woman, Kameron McManus, as the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly present her to you this evening. This evening, Kameron is being escorted by her father, Mr. DaShawn L. McManus, Sr.


Kameron Michael, We thank you for being the true definition of GOD’s love. You are an amazing daughter, the best sister and an amazing representation of family. You are the love of our life! Love Always, Dad, Mom, Dom and Da-Da


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Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter Congratulates

The 2016 Debutantes


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The Members of the Executive Board Congratulate the 2016 Debutante Court on their many accomplishments. Tamara Stewart Michelle Mack-Williams

Ivy Green Blue

Danielle T. Brown

Janice M.T. Johnson

Curi Lawrence

Jayme Govens

Martha Butler

Jasmine Young


Congratulate the 2016 Debutante Court Ronika Adams

Amystique Harris Church

TeRay Ross

Melissa Alvarado

Georgia Hicks-Brown

Ivy Scott

Rasheeda Ames Davis

Loren Holland

Tamara Stewart

Linda Amos

Lynnette Hudson

Khimula Taylor

Danielle Brown

Carolyn Jackson

Janelle Thomas

Natasha Brown

WillElla Jackson

Tamara Thompson

Altamese Burbage

Janice M.T. Johnson

Francine Vasquez

Stacy Burwell

Abenlemah Jones

Dianne Villar

Martha Butler

Curi Lawrence

Jacqueline Wade

Guirelene Clervoix

Linda Lawrence

Ladale Walker

Addie Cole

Cleshea Macklin

Tiffany Waller

Adrienne Craig

Michelle Mack-Williams

B. Malika Warner

Juanda Davis

Sonia Malcolm Hutson

Tracye Waters

Evelyn Edney

Alissa Miller

Devon Williams

Torriane Evans

Jovita Minor

Ebony N. Williams

Jayme Govens

Mariah Minor

Nikita Williams

Ivy Green-Blue

Josephine Reynolds

Mariah Wilson

Monet Griffin

Albertha Roberts

Shekima Yarbray

Melinda Haley

Michelle Roberts Jones

Jasmine Young

Britt Rodgers-Mitchell

Blue revue journal 2016  

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc . Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter 2016 R.O.Y.A.L .Miss Blue Revue Debutante Journal

Blue revue journal 2016  

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc . Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter 2016 R.O.Y.A.L .Miss Blue Revue Debutante Journal

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