Pasadena Deltas Present a “Celebration of Excellence”

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the Altadena Senior Center was filled with community members, elected officials, school personnel, family and friends as the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. hosted its annual reception in honor of the 2014 Academic Award Recipients. The room was uniquely decorated with jasmine centerpieces, setting the stage for the program, which was opened by President Ellen Ligons. The invocation was given by Chaplain, Esther Watkins and Congresswoman Judy Chu presented a certificate of commendation to the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter for outstanding work in the community. A motivating keynote address was delivered by Mr. Tyron Hampton, Pasadena Unified School District Board of Trustees Juanda Scoggins, Academic Awards Committee Member introduced Mr. Hampton.Denise Jones, Academic Awards Committee Chairperson, presented awards, in the amount of $1,000 each, to the following deserving and accomplished students: Jane Strong-Moses & Jesse Moses Commemorative to Colleen Thaxton – , Marshall Fundamental Secondary School Houlemard Family to Renaissance Forster – LaSalle High School, Mabel Lockett Martin Commemorative to Brenden Dickerson – John Muir High School, Carolyn Edwards Jones Commemorative to Simone Abegunrin – Polytechnic High School, Gwendolyn & Tommy McMullins Family to Ah’Shirae Arana – Pasadena High School, , Anita Johnson Cole Commemorative to Chelsea Larsuel – Mayfield Senior School, Willie Mae Hooks Lewis Commemorative to Lance Wyndon – John Muir High School, Nelle Kigh Thompson Commemorative to Jorden Tyler – Pasadena High School, Jean & Clarence Mills Family to Cheyenne Smith – Marshall Fundamental Secondary School and Presidents’ Commemorative to Alexandria Myers – John Muir High School. Pyramid Academic Awards, in the amount of $500 each, were presented to Kayla Johnson – Pasadena High School and Alexandra Hicks – Maranatha High School. Three of the 2013 Academic Award Recipients; Kai Grayson, Marissa Johnson and Trinity Skinner, attended the reception and gave insights on their experiences during the first year of college to the upcoming freshman students.Certificates of commendation were received by each award winner from the office of Mayor Bill Bogaard, Supervisor Michael Antonovich, Assemblyman Chris Holden, Senator Carol Liu and Congresswoman Judy Chu.The Pasadena Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has given over $420,000 in academic awards to worthy students for the pursuit of post secondary education over the last fifty years. In addition to educational development, the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter has provided services in the areas of economic development, physical and mental health and political and international awareness/involvement since its chartering on January 27, 1961.The Academic Awards Committee consists of Denise Jones – Chair, Christina Bentley, Martinique Brown, Joyce Cox, Johari DeWitt-Rogers, Nicci Gorham, Dianne Lewis, Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux, Gwendolyn McMullins, Kathy Pentecost, Juanda Scoggins, Rayne Stewart, Alma Stokes, Esther Watkins and Sylvia Wiggins. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Gatherings Pasadena Deltas Present a “Celebration of Excellence” From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 | 11:11 am EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Top of the News center_img Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNow She’s 19 – Look At Her Transformation! Incredible!HerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe Business Newslast_img read more

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