Elizabeth Easterling (left), Cygnet Society co-chairwomen Melissa Easterling and Melissa Sartin, and Margaret Sartin attend a Cygnet Society presentation at Tulsa Ballet on April 1. JOHN McCORMACK / Courtesy
Thirty-two eighth-grade girls celebrated graduation from the Tulsa Ballet's Cygnet Society during a recent presentation held during the matinee of A Ballet Russes Evening at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
As part of the Cygnet Society, which is named for a young swan, the girls spent a year doing fun-filled activities, making new friends and learning more about the ballet and giving back to their community.
Melissa Easterling and Melissa Sartin are 2012 Cygnet Society co-chairwomen.
Members of the 2012 Cygnet Society are: Alex Elizabeth Abney, daughter of Karen and John Abney; Adrianna Jade Adams, daughter of Gina and Robert Adams; Faye Andrea Nielsen Bartlett, daughter of Andrea Nielsen Bartlett and Gary Bartlett; Morgan Milann Coonce, daughter of Sara and John Coonce; Paige Madison Cowen, daughter of Lori and John Cowen; Karis Brinn D'Alessandro, daughter of Cathryn McClanahan and Peter D'Alessandro; Nicole Cleary Davis, daughter of Patricia and Eric Davis; Jacqueline Ann Dukes, daughter of Julie and Dr. Kevin Dukes; Elizabeth Caroline Easterling, daughter of Melissa and Steve Easterling; Caroline Lee Lanier Fravel, daughter of Christina and Dr. Dustin Fravel; Frances Jane Fuller, daughter of Sadie and Gregg Fuller; Kadriye Elizabeth Hargett, daughter of Dr. Nes Hargett and Tim Hargett; Mary Elizabeth Hawley, daughter of Brooke and Stuart Hawley; Gabrielle Aimée-Marie Lawson, daughter of Anne-Marie and Peter Lawson; Sara Katherine Love, daughter of Kim and Jim Love.
Also, Aubrey Marie Massaro, daughter of Delia and Dr. Mark Massaro; Caroline Alexis Medlin, daughter of Wendy and Mark Medlin; Madison Nicole Miller, daughter of Alison Stamps-Atchison and Michael Atchison and Chad Miller; Colleen Marie Mordhorst, daughter of Suzanne Wills and Dan Mordhorst; Caroline Reid Neal, daughter of Jana and Mike Neal; Sydney Claire Neel, daughter of Summer and Andrew Neel; Kaitlyn Nicole Phenicie, daughter of Melissa and Michael Phenicie.
Also, Chloe Ann Reed, daughter of Marcy and Brian Reed; Meg Markham Robinett, daughter of Susan and Tracy Robinett; Katherine Grace Rule, daughter of Paula Inman and John Rule; Margaret Suzanne Sartin, daughter of Melissa and Robert Sartin; Hayden Elizabeth Siegfried, daughter of Dianne and T. Hastings Siegfried; Sydney Anne Smith, daughter of Tracey and Stephen F. Smith; Madalene Louise Steichen, daughter of Christine and Barry Steichen; Alison Claire Tuttle, daughter of Katie and Chad Tuttle; Audrey Kelly Warren, daughter of Margie and John-Kelly Warren; and Abigail Caroline Welborn, daughter of Shirley and Gregory Welborn.
Tulsa Ballet is now accepting applications for the Cygnet Society Class of 2013. Applications must be returned to Tulsa Ballet by May 25. The program is open to all young ladies entering eighth grade in the fall of 2012. Program size is limited.
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