Olivieri named MSSCAR Debutante
Special to The Herald
The Mississippi State Society Children of the American Revolution held its 2013 Debutante Presentation on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at the Jackson Hilton Hotel during the MSSDAR State Conference.
Debutante Kelly Kathleen Olivieri was escorted by Harrison Read Carlton Treasurer of MSSCAR. She was dressed in a white chiffon and beaded dress carrying a bouquet of white roses.
Before the presentation her escort gave her a gift of a lovely book to remember this special occasion.
Kelly is the daughter of Ralph and Kathleen Olivieri of Starkville and the granddaughter of Clifton and JoAnne Collins of Yazoo City.
She is a member at large of the MSSCAR and Jr. member of the DAR.
Kelly has served as a Page at the MSSCAR State Conference for the last six years and will serve as a Page at the NSDAR National Congress in Washington D.C. this summer.
A National Honor Society member, she graduated as a Mississippi Scholar with an Honors diploma from Starkville High School in 2012. Kelly attained the highest honor one can achieve in the Girl Scouts of the USA - the Gold Award.
Miss Olivieri is presently attending Mississippi State University majoring in Public Relations. She is a feature twirler for the Famous Maroon Band where she performed at the 2013 Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla .
Kelly is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Social Fraternity, where she is Service Chair.
After the banquet and Debutante Presentation, the debutantes were guests of the MSSDAR in a spectacular penthouse reception honoring the lovely girls, their escorts, family, friends and DAR members.