King & Queen

One of the highlights of the annual Disability Ball is the crowning of the King and Queen.  This "royal court" is selected randomly from those consumers attending the Ball who wish to participate.  Pictured left are James McGhie and Katherine Ditlow, the 2018 King and Queen.


King

Year

Queen


  James McGhie


 2018

Katherine Ditlow

 Michael McCaffrey


 2017

Nicole Jones

Kent Lawrence 

2016

Michele Keenan

James Cartmell 

2015

Shelley Troupe

Anand Alexander

2014

Bonnie Butkiewicz

Michael Tosh

2013

Tiesha Johnson

Fred Mammele

2012

Denise Blansfield

 Mark Reeves

2011

Charlene Hubbert

 Steve Batiste

2010

Elizabeth Grabel

 Joseph Merritt

2009

Debbie Krigstein

 Dylan Wright

2008

Gabrielle Lukoff

 Paul Hoffken

2007

Dawn Flowers

 Moses Mbugua

2006

Joan Garden

 Paul Hoffken

2005

Jean Knotts

 Alan Olsen

2004

Mamie Kanda

 
2009 King and Queen, Joseph Merritt and Debbie Krigstein, left, and 2008 King and Queen, Dylan Wright and Gabrielle Lukoff.

  

2007 Queen and King, Dawn Flowers and Paul Hoffken, left, and 2006 Queen and King, Joan Garden and Moses Mbughua.
 
 

 

 


 
 


2017 King and Queen Michael McCaffrey and Nicole Jones.


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Kent Lawrence and Michele Keenan, 2016 King and Queen.






James Cartnell and Shelley Troupe, right, were the 2015 King and Queen.





Anand Alexander and Bonnie Butkiewicz, left, were the 2014 King and Queen.

 



Michael Tosh and Tiesha Johnson were the 2013 King and Queen.




 







Left, Fred Mammele, 2012 Disability Ball King, poses with 2012 Queen, Denise Blansfield.


Above, from left, are 2011 King Mark Reeves, 2011 Queen Charlene Hubbert, Ruth Mulwa, 2010 Queen Elizabeth Grabel and 2010 King Steve Batiste.  Behind Queen Charlene is 2011 Ball Honorary Chair Rita Landgraf, Secretary of Delaware Health and Social Services.

Photo of 2010 Ball King and Queen with Velda Jones-Potter

2010 Ball Honorary Chair Velda Jones-Potter, then Delaware State Treasurer, right, speaks with 2010 King Steve Batiste and 2010 Queen Elizabeth Grabel.

  


 2005 Queen and King, Jean Knotts and Paul Hoffken.








2004 King and Queen, Alan Olsen and Mamie Kanda.



[Photos: Martin B. Selby Sr.]