MYRTLE BEACH—Miss Katherine Marie Haselden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Everette Haselden III of Murrells Inlet, S. C., made her debut when the Carolina Coast Cotillion held their sixth annual
Holiday Ball at The Crown Reef Resort Ballroom in Myrtle Beach, S. C. recently.
She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Everette Haselden Jr. (Bill and Jackie) and Mr. Herbert Linwood Rogers, all of Hemingway, and the late Mary Frances Rogers.
Miss Haselden graduated from St. James High School and is currently a freshman at Wofford College where she is majoring in religion.
She was presented by her father, Mr. Willis Everette Haselden III and escorted by Mr. Nicholas Charles Rogers of Surfside Beach. Mr. Rogers is a freshman at Winthrop University majoring in sports management.
Katherine chose for the occasion a Mon Cheri gown featuring a strapless neckline with a floral embroidered bodice. This beautiful white gown is embellished with bugle beads and seeded pearls. It also featured an A-line skirt with a bustled bow that complimented the bodice.
The evening of the presentation of the Debs began with a reception for the members and their guests.
The ten debutantes entered the Grand Ball room through a beautifully decorated gazebo as Mr. and Mrs. Frasier Wall III introduced them.
Following the debutante presentation, four sons of members were introduced as they presented a keepsake to their mothers.
An elegant dinner was served following a loving dance by the fathers and their daughters and the mothers and their sons.
Mrs. Frasier Sidney Wall III served as president for the 2008-09 year.
The Coastal Carolina Cotillion honored the debutantes at numerous parties throughout the summer and weeks leading up to the ball.
The debutantes and sons were honored with a summer ice cream party. They were also honored at a luau given by numerous cotillion members at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Kent Lipton.
The annual Mother/Daughter brunch was held at The Litchfield Inn in Pawleys Island. The debutantes, mothers, grandmothers and aunts shared this special time with family and friends.
The parents of the debutantes and sons hosted a dinner at the home of Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Andrew Harvey.
A luncheon was held for the mothers and debs at the home of Melinda Poston, hosted by Kathy Moore, Marsha Wright, Gini Abee, Patti Yahnis and Carol Kunkle.
The debs and sons were also honored at a summer party at the Cape May Restaurant in Murrells Inlet. Evening activities included the introduction of the Debs and sons and a low country supper.