Deltas to present debs _lowres

Pictured, left to right, Jessica Josette Patrick, D'Asia Nekiya-Shovan Thomas and Kami Marie Williams.

The Baton Rouge Delta Development Corp. and Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present its debutantes at their annual Debutante Cotillion on Aug. 1 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel.

Among the debutantes introduced June 8 at the chapter’s Presentation Tea, with a theme of “An Evening with the Debutantes,” at the Baton Rouge Delta Sorority House on Harding Boulevard are:

Jessica Josette Patrick, daughter of Joseph and Carmen Patrick of Baton Rouge; D’Asia Nekiya-Shovan Thomas, daughter of Lamolia M. Thomas, of Baton Rouge; and Kami Marie Williams, daughter of Gearry Tavis and Toohsdi Washington Williams, of Baton Rouge.

Jessica Josette Patrick is the granddaughter of Ethel Smith Clark, of Baton Rouge, and the late George Lionel Clark and Napoleon and Betty West Patrick Martin, of Baton Rouge, and Joseph and Betty Hendrix Patrick Sr., of Gardena, California. She is a senior at Baton Rouge Magnet High School, where she is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Fellows, Upward Bound, Manna Givers and the Fashion Club. Jessica is sponsored by her aunt, Charlie Mae Wetherspoon, a member of Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter.

D’Asia Nekiya-Shovan Thomas is the granddaughter of Doris H. Thomas, of Baton Rouge, and the late Henry Thomas and Gloria D. Thomas, of Norwood, and the late Percy Bell. She is a 2014 graduate of Broadmoor Senior High School, where she was a member of the Poetry Club, Junior ROTC and Fruit of the Spirit Dancers. She was crowned Miss Queen of Hearts 2013. D’Asia is sponsored by DeShawn Stone-Robinson, a member of Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter.

Kami Marie Williams is the granddaughter of Elaine Breland Washington, of New Orleans, and the late Elmer Dallas Washington and Alice Jones Williams, of Alexandria, and the late Emile Williams. She is a senior at Woodlawn High School, where she is a member of the girls soccer and track teams. She received special achievement as a member of the All District Soccer Second team. Kami is sponsored by Donna P. Washington and Bertha G. Pitts, members of Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter.