Paige Ackerman was crowned Belle of the Ball at Saturday's annual Charity Ball, sponsored by the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County.
Ackerman, the daughter of Bo and Renae Ackerman, represented the Gainesville Jaycees in the annual holiday fundraiser for the League.
There were seven contestants this year. The others were Amelia Erwin, Maggie Moore, Anna Diaz, Charters Embry, Lauren Tymchuk, and Lauren Pudenz.
The Charity Ball was held Saturday night at the Chattahoochee Country Club.