Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Honors Students

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Student honorees for Scholarship Program
Student honorees for Scholarship Program

Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter acknowledged 58 graduating seniors representing 19 schools in Hamilton County at its Scholarship Program.  Students were recognized for their high scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activity and community involvement.   

Program chairperson Patricia Pace and Jocelyn Bryant announced each name and allowed honorees to share their post graduation plans with the filled room of family and well wishers at UTC.  Each student was honored with a certificate and a reception immediately following the program.  Winners will be announced during the awards ceremony at the recipient’s school prior to graduation.

Students honored were as follows:  Brainerd High School – Keyana Carr, Tiesha Smith, Jasmine Wood; Central High School – Mezan Welford; Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy – Amber Puckett; Chattanooga School for the Arts and Science – Briana McIntyre; Chattanooga School for Creative Arts – Bethany Burnham, Sarah Feely, Ainek Jenkins, Ayana Woodard; East Hamilton High School – Ayana Barrett, Jessica Caudle, Allan Jones, Markita Madden; Girls Preparatory School – Destinee Lansden, Kristen Warren; Hixson High School – Dominique Sterling; Howard High School of Academics and Technology – Andi Anderson, Daisha Bell, DeQuaysha Jackson, Nicole Lazenby, Deroneasha Smartt, Myronique Thomas, Tyquiesha Wright; Lookout Valley High School – Alyssa Hoffer; McCallie – Spencer Early, Ooltewah High School – Kierra Toney; Red Bank High School – David Enicks, Laila Seymour, Lyn Tran; Sale Creek High School – Ashton Ables, Samantha Burton, Chassie Harris, Tabitha Harwood, Nicole Sims, Samantha Wilkinson; Sequoyah High School – Ryn Collier, Ashley Sisco; Signal Mountain High School – Catherine Agnew, Emily Daniel, Hannah Simpson, Olivia D.

Williams; Silverdale Academy – Savannah Clay; Soddy Daisy High School – Aisha Abu-Asaba, Emily Bryan, Hannah Tingle, Hannah Turner, Haley Walker, Olivia L. Williams; Tyner Academy – Desiree Jones, Kortney Lewis, Danyell Luster, Jasmine Moss, ChaKhiria Parks, Jessica Stargell, Aldazia Walker, Dierra Worbington 

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community.  Public service, leadership development, and education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization’s programs and activities.  Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.

Pictured front, from left, Patricia Pace, Dorothy Lawson, Olivia Harvey, Ada Robinson, Darlene Ramsey, Randi Wigfall-Matthews Jocelyn Bryant and RaSharon King. Back row, from left, Catherine Cotheran, Sabrina Hagood, RoShelle Leath and PaTrice Banks.
Pictured front, from left, Patricia Pace, Dorothy Lawson, Olivia Harvey, Ada Robinson, Darlene Ramsey, Randi Wigfall-Matthews Jocelyn Bryant and RaSharon King. Back row, from left, Catherine Cotheran, Sabrina Hagood, RoShelle Leath and PaTrice Banks.

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