May 17, 2010 – Katy, Texas – The EPSILON MU chapter of ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, recently installed officers for the coming biennium. Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization for women educators.Â
The newly elected chapter officers are:
- PRESIDENTâ€”ELIZABETH STELEVICH,
- PRESIDENT-ELECTâ€”PAULA OPIELA, HAYES
- SECRETARY—KATHY ELLIS
- TREASURERâ€”CAROL DIANE BINDER, MCE
- HISTORIANâ€”ESTHER SCHWANN, CREECH
- CHAPLAINâ€”KARLA TEAGUE, MCE
- IMMEDIATE PAST-PRESIDENTSâ€” BARBARA LANDIS, HAYES AND GIGI BETHKE, CREECH
Members of the chapter, which comprises women teachers in the KISD, are very active in their community. Â This past year they ran several projects to benefit the Casa de Esperanza. They have also supported schools in Galveston that were damaged by Hurricane Ike, the Katy Christian Ministries, St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Hospital and Research Center, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the American Heart Association, the Spina Bifida Foundation, Oakmont Nursing Home, and the Brookshire Nursing Home. They have also provided holiday gifts for needy families in Katy. Recipients of the chapters annual scholarship awards are: Matthew Patton, Brooke Vickers, and Heather Burns, all graduating seniors of KISD.Â
Alpha Delta Kappa is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and has over
40,000 members in more than 1,400 chapters located in towns and cities in every state, Puerto Rico and around the world in Australia, Canada, Jamaica and Mexico.
Alpha Delta Kappa members combine their energies and talents to enrich their lives and the lives of others through thousands of heartwarming, community-based altruistic projects. In the past two years alone, Alpha Delta Kappa members have given at the grass roots level more than 7.7 million dollars in monetary gifts, more than 1.9 million dollars in scholarships and have provided more than 1.8 million hours of volunteer service in their communities. This year, the international organization is sponsoring the building of a school in Viet Nam in conjunction with the Veterans Vietnam Restoration Project.
To be eligible forÂ membership, a woman must be employed full time in the education fieldÂ with two or more years professional experience, certified in teaching, administration or some specialized field of education and receive recommendations from aÂ member and be approved by the chapter. For more information please contact Mrs. Stelevich at firstname.lastname@example.org.Â Please mention you found this on www.KatyMagazine.com.