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​The 20th Century Onyx Club
P.O. Box 933
Oxnard, CA 93032
​805 488 8290
Email: larita5@msn.com

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The 20th Century Onyx Club Debutante Information
To implement these endeavors, The 20th Century Onyx Club sponsors an annual debutante ball, a cotillion at which young ladies of African-American heritage are formally presented to society.  The program is also designed to develop leadership skills, encourage unity, and promote community service and academic excellence in young women through mentorship and life skills training. The process offers a wide range of social, personal, career and educational enrichment opportunities for high school seniors. Activities consist of workshops, community service, etiquette training and more.  

Proceeds from the ball benefit the scholarship fund. In the Clubs history of more than forty years it has awarded more than $500.000.00 in scholarships to Ventura County African-American seniors, who have demonstrated academic excellence.

Prospective Debutantes

Young ladies who would like to become debutantes must meet the following criteria:

16 years old by December 5th of the year of participation.

A junior, senior in high school or freshman in college

Not older than 19 years of age by December 5th of the year of participation

Must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA cumulative grade point average.

Must not be or become a mother prior to or during the process.

Be of African-American heritage decent

Must satisfy an interview by the committee.

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Debutante Obligations 

All young women accepted as a debutante are required to participate in the workshops, service projects and the presentation ball.

Submit a completed Debutante application and biography 
Must not be or become a mother during the debutante process 
Must liability release signed by parent or guardian 
Must pay the non-refundable participation fee
Must meet the club patrticipation requirements setforth by the Onyx Club in order to be presented 

For more information please contact The 20th Century Onyx Club at (805) 488-8290 or click on the contact us button.