Bling, low-back gowns stun at Candlelight Ball – Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

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A cold evening did not hold Clarksville company away from this 12 months's Candlelight Ball in Nashville, organized by Austin Peay State College on Saturday, March 11.

The annual scholarship dinner and dance was made further particular by the company' fashionable gowns and fits.

The highest tendencies for the night have been low-back clothes and loads of bling.

The evening started with a reception at the Hilton Nashville Downtown.

It was virtually not possible to overlook Kevin Kennedy, who wore a customized-made swimsuit jacket lined with intricate rhinestone beading throughout the back and front.

"I had it made for this occasion," Kennedy stated. "The Candlelight Ball is a wonderful avenue to breakout one thing new."

He completed the look with a glowing diamond ring on every finger.

Julia Atzert, added shine to her pink gown look with sparking silver pumps from Dillards.

​"I feel everybody can use somewhat sparkle of their outfit," Atzert stated "It is simply one thing further particular."

Fran Jenkins and Mary Ellen Luther agree that it provides a je ne sais quoi to an outfit.

They donned lengthy gowns lined in reflective sparkles with cutout element on the edges and again.

"You aren't getting to decorate up like this fairly often, so that you may as effectively go large," Jenkins stated.

Luther described the cutout pattern as "edgy" and "younger."

Laila Griffin mixed the tendencies in a pink backless gown with caged crystal element from Macy's.

Jessica Shaw bought the gown and gave it to Griffin.

"The again is not one thing that is revealed on a regular basis so for one thing like (the Candlelight Ball) it is one thing that you would be able to present and really feel actually superior and horny," Shaw stated.

Within the ballroom, the group was serenaded by the APSU Chamber singers earlier than a scrumptious surf and turf dinner.

Freshman Kalya Brown is a Candlelight Ball scholarship recipient, and shared her gratitude for receiving the award.

APSU President Lisa White had the honour of presenting the Spirit of Austin Peay award to Carolyn Yarbrough and the Wendell H. Gilbert Award to Don Jenkins.

Friends received large, as door prizes have been offered all through the evening.

Fancy gown or not, company could not resist the reside band and danced into the evening.

Attain Anyssa Roberts at 931-217-1827 or aroberts2@gannett.com.

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