Small Talk: Legacy Club growing by leaps and bounds
by Annette Maddox
Special to The Star
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The Legacy Club of Anniston recently inducted 30 new members, elected its 2013-14 officers and selected the 2014 Debutante Class.

The newly elected officers include President Aundralesha Wordlow of Anniston High School, and from Oxford High School, Vice President Trinity Houston, Recording Secretary Eboni Kelly, Correspondence Secretary Aniya Mahaffey, Treasurer Teranie Henderson, Financial Secretary Nyia Archie, Parliamentarian Tacara Archie and Chaplain Amaya Cook.

The 2014 Debutantes are Raven Boyd of Oxford High School, Danesha Williams of Wellborn High School, Destiny Grant and Ariel Tuck of Alexandria High School, Maya Cunningham of Jacksonville Christian Academy, Mariah Patton of Munford High School, Jamicia Gay of Saks High School and Ashlin Miller, Imani McRath and Tashiarra McKenzie of Anniston High School.

New inductees for 2013-14 include Anniston Middle School’s Jada Johnson, Jordyn Johnson, Tayelah Palmore and Chelonde Whatley; Faith Christian School’s Olivia Elston; Jacksonville High School’s Chasiti Abernathy, Raven McDaniel and Keiona Robinson; Lincoln High School’s Amaris Garrett; Munford High School’s Shenia Virden; Oxford Middle School’s Reagan Best, Caelin Bledson, Asia DeRamus and Alexandria Gomez; Oxford High School’s Kasia Chatman, Monica McNeil, Tabitha McNeil, Kiara Richey, Amir Stargen, Winter Taylor, Diamond Thompson and Kimoree Westbrook; Sacred Heart Catholic School’s Solanya Spaulding; Saks Middle School’s Deja Almon, Amiya Carlisle, Destini Elston and Alexzandria Taylor; Saks High School’s Mikelia Lauderdale and Tianna Lauderdale; and Wellborn High School’s Taleyah Burnett.

The upcoming year will be an exciting one for the club, as it prepares to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, kicking things off with a leadership retreat early next month in Springville. The club is also planning a trip to the ballet in November, a Broadway play in April, several college tours, and the Selma Commemorative March. Members also participate in monthly workshops and community service projects.

According to club adviser Vikki Floyd, “This will be the best year we’ve had since the club’s inception. We have about eight trips planned, our Debutante Ball will be the most elegant event Anniston has ever seen, we have a 10-year reunion planned with former Legacy Club members, and we will be starting three new clubs this year in Leeds, Montgomery and Birmingham. We have also had inquiries from people in Atlanta, Albertville and Maryland.”

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SAVE THE DATE: Attention, senior citizens: Make plans to attend the Senior Dance, sponsored by the City of Anniston Parks and Recreation Department, Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m at the Anniston City Meeting Center. Dancers from Georgia, Gadsden, Pell City and Birmingham will convene in Anniston to join our local talented entourage of competitive and novice dancers, as well as singles who prefer line dancing. For more information, call 256-236-8221.
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