(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 5, 2017) On March 4, the Lone Star Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) honored the members of the graduating class of 2017 for their successful completion of the NCL experience and requirements along with their commitment to the organization and the community. Highlights of the celebratory formal event, which was held at the Omni Dallas Hotel, included individual presentation of each girl and her accomplishments, dinner and dancing, complete with the father-daughter waltz. Senior Presentation is a time-honored tradition which serves as the finale to six years of learning and charitable endeavors.
NCL is a non-profit organization comprised of mothers and daughters, with membership beginning when the girls are in seventh grade and continuing through their senior year in high school. Currently, there are 234 chapters spread across 26 states and comprised of 63,000 members. The Lone Star chapter was chartered in 1983 as the first chapter in the state of Texas and has over 350 members. The mission of NCL is to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. The program facilitates sharing the joy of helping others, participation in meaningful activities and friendship, while growing together. The young women of this class, along with their mothers, have collectively given more than 6,000 hours to Rockwall County philanthropies during their tenure.
IN THE PHOTO
Back row, left to right
Lucy Jane Ragsdale, Madison Kirksey Severn, Chelsea Sierra Keaton, Brooke Nicole Resseguie, Madilyn Grace Young, Mackenzie Ellen Lewis, Emily Anne Butler, Kayla Marie White, Avery Carole Morey, Jamie Mae Timpa, Sidney Sue Weidenbach
Front row, left to right
Madeline Grace Counselman, Shelby Ruth Graham, Emily Lane Ullom, Sophie Alise Elliot, Molly Lee Mosby, Kaitlyn Adelle Stark, Emma Katelin Young, Shelby Elizabeth Stacey, Ainsley McKenna Baker, Nicholette Christine Dillard, Mackenzie Rebecca Iles, Anne-Marie Victoria Thacker, Michaela Marie Hatfield
Story and photo submitted by Anne Wester, NCL.
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