A 70-year-old St. Petersburg tradition during the week between Christmas and New Year's, the St. Petersburg Debutante Club's Presentation Ball featured the presentation of young women to family and friends.
Former St. Petersburg Mayor Bob Ulrich was master of ceremonies for the white-tie event, which took place in the Coliseum.
This year's debs, their parents, their escorts and the schools they attend are as follows:
Jessica Antoinette Amick, daughter of John Parker Amick, escorted by Sean Michael Kelly; University of North Florida.
Kelly Marie Bramlet, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Dale Gene Bramlet, escorted by Ivan Antonio Delgado; Florida State University.
Virginia Ann Bussey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stephen Bussey, escorted by Jonathan James Ballerano; University of Florida.
Susannah Jolyn Feaster, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Burnes Lynn Feaster III, escorted by James Robinson Lyle III; Florida Gulf Coast University.
Brittany Elizabeth Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Douglas Fisher, escorted by Tucker Cochran; Florida State University.
Margaret Tenney Ford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Albert Ford, escorted by Andrew Fleet Ford; Columbia University.
Katherine Rose Keegan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Keegan, escorted by Joseph William Baker V; Florida State University.
Robin Ann Link, daughter of Jane Cline Link, escorted by Mark Albert Koegal; University of Notre Dame.
Christina King Mastry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donald Mastry, escorted by Robert Donald Mastry Jr.; Wofford College.
Katlyn Ryan Orobello, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Peter William Orobello, escorted by Nicklas Cary Orobello; Washington University in St. Louis.
Kristine Ann Putrino, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cary Paul Putrino, escorted by Gage Bradley Smith; University of Florida.
Hannah Rudy Wallace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rudy Wallace, escorted by Daniel McSwain Wallace; Harvard College.
Kendall Glenn Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Gilbart Williams, escorted by Gordon Tyler Bannon; University of Florida.