2021 Debutantes



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Miss Madeline Grace Boehm

Miss Madeline Grace "Maddy" Boehm is the daughter of the Honorable Maryann Olson Boehm of Sarasota. At Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, she is the varsity team captain of the basketball and volleyball teams. She is the secretary of the Interact Club and is active in the National Spanish Honors Society, Club Blue, and Spirit Club. She competes in pageants and has held the title of “Miss Manatee’s Outstanding Teen” and is currently “Miss South Sarasota Teen USA.” She plans on playing collegiate basketball and pursuing a degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Marine Biology.

Miss Claire Amana Karp Hauser

Miss Claire Amana Karp Hauser is the Daughter of Richard and Tammy Karp of Sarasota. She is a three-sport varsity athlete for Cheer, Soccer, and Lacrosse at the Out-of-Door Academy. She enjoys arts programs in and out of school and is a Scholastic National Arts and Writing dual award winner. Claire has spent time volunteering for beach pollution cleanup and coaching young gymnasts at Acrofit in Sarasota. 


Miss Abigail Grace Koester

Miss Abigail Grace Koester is the daughter of Ken Trotter and Heather Koester of Sarasota. She attends Sarasota Military Academy where she serves as Regimental Commander of a unit of 680 cadets, member of National Honor Society, and competes on the varsity Cross Country team. She is involved in her local Boys & Girls Club and is a board member of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. Abigail looks forward to studying engineering in college starting in the fall of 2022.

Miss Amelia Katherine Menke

Miss Amelia “Millie” Katherine Menke is the daughter of Todd and Kellie Menke of Sarasota. She attends Booker High School where she is in the AICE and Visual Performing Arts Dance program. Her school involvement includes the National Honors Society, Medics Club and after school dance rehearsal. Outside of school, she is a company member of the Sarasota Contemporary Dance Ensemble and an active acolyte and youth group member of the Church of the Redeemer. She plans to study dance and Physical Therapy


Miss Sterling Anne Michel     

Miss Sterling Anne Michel is the daughter of William and Diana Michel of Sarasota. She attends Cambridge’s AICE program at Sarasota High and excels in her dual enrollment classes at USF. Sterling volunteers her time in her community through activities she plans as the President of the National Honor Society. Sterling is looking forward to continuing her time at USF to study cyber security management and marketing.


Miss Ansley Kathleen Morris

Miss Ansley Kathleen Morris is the daughter of Robert and Amanda Morris of Sarasota.  She attends Saint Stephens Episcopal School where she is part of the Honor Council, Chapel Council, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and an associate editor for her school paper.  She enjoys volunteering in her community and is an active member at the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota.

Miss Anne Bagby Pollard

Miss Anne Bagby Pollard (Annie) is the daughter of Garland and Alice Pollard of Sarasota. She attends The Classical Academy of Sarasota, where she is an honor student and serves on the yearbook committee. She is a member of the Youth Leadership Team of the Diocese of Southwest Florida, organizing events and leading children in mission work and retreats. She is an active member of the Church of the Redeemer, where she is an acolyte and first server. She has also served as an acolyte for the Episcopal Church's presiding bishop, and as camp counselor at Camp DaySpring. She is a former state lightweight champion for Sarasota Crew.

Miss Georgia Elizabeth Ross

Georgia Elizabeth Ross is the daughter of Richard and Alison Dietz Ross. She is in the IB Program at Riverview High School where she is trombone co-section leader in the Kiltie Band. She is in the National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society and

Tri-M Music Honor Society. Georgia played soccer for three years at Riverview, is in the RHS Jazz Band, and also plays piano.  She plans to pursue an engineering degree in college.