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Students From EO & Orange Selected to Participate in the 2017 Debutante Leadership Program 

Essex County, NJ -  Hodiah Armani Rosalind Davidson from Orange and Jordan Hawkins Taylor of East Orange, both whom attend Pingry, were selected along with a  total of 17 girls from four New Jersey counties to participate in the prestigious 2017 Debutante Leadership Program sponsored by the Essex County (NJ) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated. This program is offered every other year (by invitation only) to outstanding high school sophomore and junior girls in northern and central New Jersey, who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to community service.

The 2017 Leadership Program began in February and will culminate on December 3, 2017 in a formal Emerald and Ivory Cotillion from 3:00pm-7:00pm at the Hanover Marriott Hotel, 1401 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ.

During the program, debutantes participate in educational, social, cultural and community service activities. The program includes a mother-daughter tea, a father-daughter luncheon, a trip to Wall Street, and workshops that address topics such as, public speaking, understanding one’s personality, working in teams, ethical and moral behavior, etiquette today in the world of technology and understanding finances.  

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About The Links, Incorporated

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of nearly 14,000 professional women of color in 284 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. Essex County (NJ) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated was established in 1986.   For additional program information, contact Cynthia Cuffie, MD, Program Coordinator, 2017 Debutante Leadership Program at 908 234-9731. For Emerald and Ivory Cotillion tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-emerald-ivory-debutante-cotillion-tickets-37775079279

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