Gateway to Pearls Debutante Program and Ball began in the heart of Kimberly Williams upon the completion of her Debutante Program and Ball as a senior in high school. Mrs. Williams has since desired to have her daughter become a Debutante after experiencing an unforgettable juncture in her life as a Debutante.
In the year 2009 while stationed in Alaska as an active duty military spouse God placed a vision in the heart and mind of Mrs. Williams regarding the community programs of which the debutante program and ball have become a vital entity within a larger vision. The debutante program and ball will provide an opportunity for young ladies of all social classes to experience the blessings being a Debutante.
Mrs. Williams desires for each Debutante to encounter a life changing experience that will ignite and inspire hopes, dreams and continued success in their lives. The community program is postured to extend across all sectors, reaching, touching, and engaging families in the fulfillment of the vision and mission to provide a life changing experience for each Debutante and their families.
BEHOLD HOW GOOD AND HOW PLEASANT IT IS FOR BRETHREN TO DWELL TOGETHER IN UNITY! IT IS LIKE THE PRECIOUS OINTMENT UPON THE HEAD THAT RAN DOWN UPON THE BEARD EVEN AARON’S BEARD: THAT WENT DOWN TO THE SKIRTS OF HIS GARMENTS; AS THE DEW OF HERMON AND AS THE DEW THAT DESCENDED UPON THE MOUNTAINS OF ZION: FOR THERE THE LORD COMMANDED THE BLESSING LIFE EVER MORE.
PSALMS PS 133:1-3
To cultivate leadership standards, qualities and skills through structured educational workshops.
To foster high ethical standards, character development and social poise.
To endorse academic achievement and provide scholarships for higher education.
To sanction volunteer and community service.
To promote unity and formulate positive relationships with other young women.
The vision of the Debutante Program is to influence moral and spiritual character, foster unity and endorse academic achievement through workshops, modeling and mentoring. The Debutante Ball Program consists of four components: