Chi Chapter members earn recognition at convention
Numerous members of Chi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International were honored during the Epsilon State Convention in Pineville. Attending the convention were Chi Chapter members, seated from left, Annette Carr, Nancy Crochet, Emily Guillotte and Mary Ann Hebert. Standing from left are Chris Gatte, Charmaine St. Germain, Alecia Rabalais, Marie Cole and Jeannie Landry. Also attending were Robbie LeBlanc and Dawn Chaisson. --Submitted photo
Eleven members of St. Mary Parish’s Chi Chapter recently attended the 80th Epsilon State Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held in Pineville. The theme of the convention was “From the Way We Were to The Edge of Tomorrow.”
For outstanding achievement as a chapter, Chi was named as one of Louisiana’s Golden Key Chapters for 2014. Similarly, several Chi members were singled out for various honors.
Susan Clements received special recognition for 25 years of organizational membership. Niki Fryou was acknowledged as a Distinguished Principal as named by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Nancy Crochet was the recipient of the Mary Thornton Scholarship.
Dawn Chaisson, editor of the Chi Chapter circular, received a 2014 Newsletter Award. Annette Carr and Emily Guillotte were selected to serve as co-chairmen for the next Epsilon State Convention to be held in Lafayette in March of 2015.
As an honor society, Delta Kappa Gamma works to unite women educators in a spirit of genuine fellowship and honors those who have given distinctive service in the field of education, according to the Chi Chapter news release.