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Education Majors Inducted into Honor Society

April 25, 2011

The Alpha Zeta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), Averett's International Honor Society in Education, held an initiation ceremony and installed new officers on Saturday, April 9 in Blount Chapel. Darlene Logan, '96, '04, addressed the initiates during a speech entitled "Find Your Bright Spot." Logan is principal of Glenwood Elementary in Danville.

Officers installed during the ceremony were Megan Nichole Lakey, president; Jasmine Octavia Wilson, vice president; and Katelyn Rae Burnette, treasurer. Current officers are Olivia Brooke Frost, secretary; and Cary Lee Cumbo, historian.

Those inducted into the honor society were senior Sara Jo Campbell, senior Dana Gayle Collie, graduate student Jamey M. Daniel, graduate student David Addison Hammack, junior Margie Nicole Harris, junior Brandon Keith Hopkins, sophomore Jme Ann Myers and sophomore Katherine Victoria Sweeney. Five seniors received their honor cords, which they will wear during Commencement April 30: Shannon Goodman Barbour, Wendy H. Brooks, Akrista Lattariyon Harris, Katie Jordan Shields and Hammack.

On April 19, the group donated books to the Boys and Girls Club of Danville as part of its Literacy Alive Project, which it conducts throughout the year. They made a donation to the Women's Shelter in Caswell County, N.C. in October 2010.

KDP is one of the largest and more prestigious education honor societies in the world with more than 500 active chapters.