National League of Junior Cotillions Gaston County Chapter


Thank you for your interest in our program! 

Through this cotillion program, your child will learn:

· Technology Etiquette

· Social Media Manners (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) and Top Email Faux Pas

· Cell Phone Manners and Proper Telephone Courtesy

· Correspondence and Communication

· Introductions and First Impressions

· Formal Dining Etiquette

· Manners in the Home and in Public Places

· Paying and Receiving Compliments

· Good Sportsmanship

· Traditional Dances such as the Fox Trot, Shag/Swing, Waltz and Popular Line Dances

· Acknowledgement of Gifts

· Dress Code for All Occasions

· Character Education including discussions of honor, dignity, respect, justice, accountability, citizenship


Class Updates/Announcements

The Parents' Reception will be held on August 24th, and the cotillion classes will begin in the fall of 2014. 
To receive an invitation, please email your child's information to the program director.

About the Director

Jennifer Kirkley Winters

Graduate of Gaston Christian School

Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations with a minor in Psychology from UNC-Charlotte.  She has been involved with the national conventions and trainings for existing and new directors for the National League of Junior Cotillions for 10 years.  She is a proud mother to her beautiful, energetic three year old daughter, Hallie Anne.  She is a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Charlotte and is active in the community.  Jennifer and her husband, Charles, reside  in  Gastonia.

For more information, please contact the program director.

Phone: 704-301-7035


Instagram: NLJCGastoncountychapter
Community Involvement:  Member of the Junior League of Gaston County and the Gaston Regional Chamber