Wednesday, July 10, 2013

NY Community Leaders Among Honorees at North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s 5th Annual Scholarship Dinner and Dance

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Honorees of the 5th Annual Scholarship Dinner and Dance hosted by the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: Titi Branch, Co-Founder of Miss Jessies; Flo Anthony, Founder, Black Noir Magazine; Miko Branch, Co-Founder, Miss Jessies and Michaela Angela Davis, Image Activist

MANHATTAN, NY – On Saturday, June 8, 2013, the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (NMAC DST) hosted its 5th Annual Scholarship Dinner and Dance at the Diana Center on the Campus of Barnard College.   The sorority recognized dynamic leaders who serve the New York metropolitan area and presented the 2013 scholarship recipients with their awards.

The honorees were selected for their work in areas that align with NMAC DST’s five-point programmatic thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness & Involvement, Physical & Mental Health and Political Awareness & Involvement. The 2013 honorees include Titi & Miko Branch, Co-Founders, Miss Jessie’s; Dr. Olajide Williams, Associate Professor & Chief of Staff – Clinical Neurology, Columbia University Hospital; Sponsors for Educational Opportunity; Congressman Hakeem Jeffries; Image Activist Michaela Angela Davis; and Torch Award for Outstanding Leadership Recipient Florence Anthony, Founder – Black Noir Magazine.

NMAC DST recognizes that promoting the goals and aspirations of students pursuing higher education with the intention of using their knowledge to serve their community has never been more important.  Most importantly, the organization views their scholarship awards as an investment in cultivating the next generation of community leaders. 

Randi Gray, President of NMAC DST shared, “Over the past three decades, $150,000 has been distributed to thirty recipients who have attended twenty five colleges and universities throughout the United States.  It has been humbling to award scholarships to the next generation of community leaders for so many years.  Through a highly selective application process, the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has identified this year’s scholarship recipients whose work ethic reflects our values in scholarship and social responsibility.”

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Randi Gray, NMAC DST Chapter President

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Jan Scott, NMAC Scholarship Co-Chair; scholarship recipients Yolanda Toby and Genesha Wallace; and Makeba Royall, NMAC Scholarship Co-Chair

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Learn more by visiting the website at nmacdst.orgAnd we would like to wish a happy Centennial Commemoration to the Deltas as they open their 51st National Convention this week in Washington, DC!


Anonymous said...

Awesome service going on in the NMAC community.

Anonymous said...

Wow! What a great movement! I have to say, I'm proud of you. Bravo!