Shown are front row, left to right, Patricia Pace (scholarship chairperson), Coreka Reed, Jordan Gustus, Taryn Coleman, Derrica Hampton, RaSharon King (President); back row, left to right, Christopher Meadows and Devilla Tucker
Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter and SGRHO Fund of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. hosted its annual Scholarship Recognition Day. Select seniors from local high schools received certificates of recognition during the program held at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Students and parents were congratulated for their outstanding academic achievement and given words of wisdom from scholarship chairperson Patricia Pace and local president RaSharon King. A reception immediately followed.
Seniors honored were: Coreka Reed (Brainerd High School); De’Nesha Jones (Central High School); Hannah Davidson (Chattanooga Christian School); Juana Escobar, Evelyn Martinez (Chattanooga Girl’s Leadership Academy); Chandler Custer, Jordan Gustus, Neethu Kurien, Brittany Patman (Chattanooga School for Arts and Science); Ebone Chappel (East Ridge High School); Rozario Slack (Grace Baptist Academy); Shaunte Kilgore (Hixson High School); Derrica Hampton (Howard High School of Academics and Technology); Christopher Meadows (McCallie School); Sara Richard (Ooltewah High School); Cassidy Gardner (Red Bank High School); Megan Storey (Sale Creek School); Teri-Nicole Cross (Sequoyah High School); Legend Arnold, Johnnie Blackwell, Krystain Bryant, Taryn Coleman, Brittany Kirby, Colby McCurty, Devilla Tucker (Tyner Academy).
Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter will announce the 2014 Scholarship recipients at their respective schools during their award’s programs. Recipients were selected based on their exceptional scholastic achievements, community service, and the essay.
Founded on the precept of education, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority promotes and encourages high scholastic attainment. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.