TAYLOR COUNTY—On Wednesday, October 10, members of Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Chapter invited Taylor County Schools Superintendent, Christine Miller and Grafton City Mayor, Peggy Knotts Barney to sign and declare October as Alpha Delta Kappa Month.
Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism, and world understanding.
In addition to the proclamation, the Fraternity Education Committee presented the group with a Founders Day Program.
“Women in education constitute a great portion of the nation’s work force and are constantly striving to serve their communities and nation in educational, cultural, and charitable programs leading to harmony, happiness and peace among all people,” Knotts recited.
She shared that the major goals of Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Sorority for Women Educators are to give recognition to outstanding educators and to build a fraternal fellowship among educators adding to their effectiveness in promoting excellence in education.
In addition, the sorority strives to establish high standards in education and to promote educational and charitable projects and activities enriching the lives of individuals everywhere and assisting these individuals in achieving happy, constructive and fulfilling lives.
The Delta Chapter has been celebrating during the month of October by completing altruistic projects and raising awareness about the organization with signs around Taylor County.
The Alpha Delta Kappa Month Committee, co-chaired by Joy Lantz and Janet Jacquez, filled baskets with sweet treats and delivered them to the staff of Taylor County Schools.