The 2018 Strands of Elegance Cotillion presented 27 young ladies to society on March 10, 2018. Judge Penny Brown Reynolds was the dynamic speaker for the evening. Rashan Ali, Actress/Radio & TV personality, was the host. The elegant event was held at The Hotel Avalon in Alpharetta, GA. A special congratulations to all the winners listed below. 1st Place Queen Maya Elise Williams 2nd Place Carolyn Tatyana McDuffie 3rd Place Camille Jordan Armstrong Miss Congeniality Grace Olivia Staes Mr. Congeniality Tre’Juan Elijah Raheem Byrd Highest GPA Jr Carrington Christina Rogers Highest GPA Sr Alexis Imani Merlette Highest GPA Escort Quinn Lawery, Jr Community Service Gracelyn Youg Leath Camille Elisabeth Thompson Friends For Life Foundation, Inc. in collaboration with Phi Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. would like to thank all participants and supporters for making this an unforgettable evening! The Strands of Elegance Cotillion is a vehicle for many to help support the educational dreams of our youth. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been awarded towards college scholarships through this program. There are multiple opportunities for the youth to develop a commitment to community service. The program showcases some of North Fulton’s and Metro Atlanta’s brightest college bound high school junior and senior minority young ladies.
FFL was established in 2004 with a vision to promote education, family, economic empowerment and the arts by serving the youth and disadvantaged in our area.