Celebrating the City – Chattanooga Cotton Ball 2016

The 82nd Annual Chattanooga Cotton Ball


The 82nd annual Chattanooga Cotton Ball was held in July at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Forty-two young women were presented to the Cotton Ball King and Queen at the debutante ball and dinner-dance. This year’s King was John Patrick O’Brien, Jr., partner and director at Contemporary HealthCare Capital and co-owner of High Point Climbing and Fitness. He is married to Georgia O’Brien and is the father of Patrick O’Brien, Conner O’Brien, and Molly O’Brien Wiygul (Mrs. John Wiygul). This year’s Queen was Elizabeth Nicholson Graham. Graham is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Scott Graham and attends the University of Virginia.

Photos by Med Dement


2016 Queen Elizabeth Nicholson Graham & 2016 King John Patrick O’Brien, Jr.




Escort William Pearson Brown & Belle Brooke Bartlett Haddad




Escort Walker Livingston Jones, Jr. & Belle Elizabeth Grace Riddle




Escort Mills Llewellyn Whiting & Belle Abigail Roberts Kent




Escort Julian Mitchell Koeneman & Belle Aspen Delaney Dressler




Escort Jared Nicholas Vandeventer & Belle Kinser Leigh Crutchfield




Escort Chandler James Espy & Belle Annabel Capley Kisling




Belle Lillian Amanda Martin Haskins & Escort Hampton Gandy Clark




Belle Jennie Charles McBrayer & Escort Steven Andrew Smith II




Belle Ellen Catherine Kanavos & Escort William Jonakin Raines




Belle Caroline Faires Spann & Escort Andrew Allan McArtor, Jr.




Belle Anna Elizabeth Cate & Escort Matthew David Marlow




Belle Alexandra Bess King & Escort Jay Spoerri Rudwall

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