Beau Activities

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January and March: Two Community Service Projects

February: Cultural and Social Events

February - April: Eight Dance Rehearsals for Presentation Ball 

March: Leadership Development Workshop 

April: Social Etiquette Training

The Alexandria-Mt.Vernon Chapter's Beautillion is a leadership development program focused on young men in grades 10-12 grounded in a rich 35-year tradition. With an emphasis on empowering young men for success, the program aims to cultivate future African American leaders through leadership development, community service, cultural and civic awareness, and social etiquette training. Participants should possess a 3.0 grade point average and demonstrate through a personal statement their interest in participating in this program. Participation in the Beautillion will require a four-month intensive commitment in various evening and weekend activities and rehearsals. The Beautillion program culminates with a presentation ball.  Watch Video!

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Forms and FAQs 

Don't Miss the Information Sessions!

The Alexandria - Mt. Vernon Chapter


From Good to Great...Empowering Young Men for Success!

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Charles Beatley Library 
5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Sherwood Regional Library
2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306


Beautillion Presentation Ball Date
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Tickets: On sale starting February 2019

Beau Eligibility Criteria

  • Male teen in grades 10th - 12th
  • Submission of application with two letters of recommendation and personal statement
  • G.P.A. of 3.0 (preferred not required)
  • Additional Criteria