The Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® recognized scholarship recipients during a ceremony on Sunday, August 4, 2018, on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. Participating in the ceremony were Nora P. Baker, co-chairman, greeted the audience, Stephanie Dance-Barnes, co-chairman, welcomed the audience, and Monica Johnson, member of scholarship committee, lead the audience in prayer. Ashanti Marshall a 2017 scholarship recipient now attending Winston-Salem State University, returned to give encouragement and advice to the present awardees.
Flaceia Sanders, member of the Scholarship Committee, presented the Phi Omega scholarship award to Diana Angeles (who was not attendance) who will attend the University of North Carolina – Greensboro , Cyerra Cruise who will attend North Carolina Central University, Alaina Watkins who will attend Univeristy of North Carolina School of The Arts, and Briston Whitt who attend Elon Univeristy. She presented Pearl Scholarship awards to Leila Rice-Cuthrell who will attend North Carolina A & T, Aysia Greer-Parms (who was not attendance) who will attend NC A & T State University, Nicole Maynor who will attend North Carolina A & T, and Jada Penn who will attend North Carolina Central University, and Morgan Woodard who will attend North Carolina A & T. President Irma Richardson gave “words of wisdom” and closing remarks to the recipients. A reception followed where awardees mingled with guests and other members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Other members of the Scholarship Committee are: Deidra Brown, Angela Evans-Everette, Carolyn Fair-Paker, Saleena Frazier, Deborah Grace, Natalie Harding, Sabrina Hinton, Bianca Malloy, Carol Mitchell, Hazel McGill, Sophia Murray, Barbara Puryear, Pamela Robinson, Velma Simmons, Mertice Williams, D’Walla Simmons-Burke, Felicia Tubbs, Maxine Whitney, and Mertice Williams.