Pretty Prep Work

Dallas Symphony debs prep for Presentation Ball with fun-filled weekend

Dallas debutantes prep for Presentation Ball with fun-filled weekend

The 2016 Dallas Symphony Debutantes
The 2016 Dallas Symphony Debutantes Photo by James French
Richard Massimilian, Tai Massimilian, Jeri Massimilian
Richard Massimilian, Tai Massimilian, Jeri Massimilian Photo by Deborah Brown
Natalie Light, Eleanor Light, Jeffrey Light
Natalie Light, Eleanor Light, Jeffrey Light Photo by Deborah Brown
Madeline Hamm, Margaret Hamm, Fred Hamm
Madeline Hamm, Margaret Hamm, Fred Hamm Photo by Deborah Brown
Alicia Howell, Abby Tisdale, Paul Howell
Alicia Howell, Abby Tisdale, Paul Howell Photo by Deborah Brown
Allison Zashin, Scott Zashin, Angela Zashin, Sarah Zashin
Allison Zashin, Scott Zashin, Angela Zashin, Sarah Zashin Photo by Deborah Brown
Katie McDaniel, Caroline McDaniel, Lucy McDaniel, John McDaniel
Katie McDaniel, Caroline McDaniel, Lucy McDaniel, John McDaniel Photo by Deborah Brown
Susan Wheat, Mary Wheat, Terry Wheat
Susan Wheat, Mary Wheat, Terry Wheat Photo by Deborah Brown
Bob Scott, Payton Scott, ChoyLeng Scott, Paxton Scott
Bob Scott, Payton Scott, ChoyLeng Scott, Paxton Scott Photo by Deborah Brown
Melissa Lewis, Olivia Lewis, Buddy Lewis
Melissa Lewis, Olivia Lewis, Buddy Lewis Photo by Deborah Brown
Paul Labadie, Nancy Labadie, Anne Blomeyer, Bob Blomeyer
Paul Labadie, Nancy Labadie, Anne Blomeyer, Bob Blomeyer Photo by Deborah Brown
John Stone, Callie Stone, Lisa Stone
John Stone, Callie Stone, Lisa Stone Photo by Deborah Brown
The 2016 Dallas Symphony Debutantes
Richard Massimilian, Tai Massimilian, Jeri Massimilian
Natalie Light, Eleanor Light, Jeffrey Light
Madeline Hamm, Margaret Hamm, Fred Hamm
Alicia Howell, Abby Tisdale, Paul Howell
Allison Zashin, Scott Zashin, Angela Zashin, Sarah Zashin
Katie McDaniel, Caroline McDaniel, Lucy McDaniel, John McDaniel
Susan Wheat, Mary Wheat, Terry Wheat
Bob Scott, Payton Scott, ChoyLeng Scott, Paxton Scott
Melissa Lewis, Olivia Lewis, Buddy Lewis
Paul Labadie, Nancy Labadie, Anne Blomeyer, Bob Blomeyer
John Stone, Callie Stone, Lisa Stone

What: Dallas Symphony Orchestra League debutantes reception

Where: Meyerson Symphony Center

The 411: Dallas Symphony Orchestra League president Melissa Lewis, Presentation Ball chair Nancy Labadie, and event chair Anne Blomeyer welcomed the 2016 debutantes, along with honor guards and families, at a cocktail reception and buffet dinner. Emcee Stan Gardner formally introduced the 43 debs, escorted on stage by their honor guards. The dinner party was just the beginning of a weekend full of activities, including a mixer and the well-known Bow Boot Camp.

All events lead up to the 30th annual Presentation Ball, which takes place February 20, 2016, at the Meyerson Symphony Center.

Who: Lauren Beal, Tasha Beal, Sarah Blazejewski, Ashley Clark, Ciara Cooley, Katherine Cullins, Loring Dalton, Mary Catherine Davis, Audrey Dike, Lindsey Elliott, Gail Ewing, Elena Frattaroli, Lizzy Gates, Ashton Gillespie, Linda Gilmore, Lily Guevel, Margaret Hamm, Mary Margaret Hancock, Carolina Henry, Alexandra Henry, McKenzie Hicks, Allison Horn, Maddie Lee, Eleanor Light, Tai Massimilian, Caroline McDaniel, Margaret Mulcahy, Madison Mulligan, Elizabeth Perry, Peyton Porter, Lowrie Reniger, Megan Rooney, Payton Scott, Laura Scully, Callie Stone, Darby Strickland, Abby Tisdale, Kayla Vrij, Meredith Weaver, Allison WeilMary Wheat, Morgan Winspear, and Allison Zashin.