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Members ofthe_ PhiOmega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. are shown. Sitting, left to right, are membership co-chairs Renee Phillips and Nicole
Roseborough. Standing, left to right, are Charlene Richmond Kent, Jennifer Haynes, Chan'el Ware, Terri Bullock, Mary Scott, Bianca Malloy, Brittany Watson,
Me Lia Covington, Danielle Eccles, Jasmine Barber, Rhea Witherspoon, Cherika Boyd, and Andrea Leatherberry.
Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter inducts members
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
Thirteen young ladies were honored at a luncheon at the Hawthorne Inn and
Conference Center to celebrate their initiation into the Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha
Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
They are Jasmine Barber. Cherika Boyd, Terri Bullock, Me'Lia Covington, Danielle
Eccles, Jennifer Haynes, Charlene Richmond Kent, Andrea Leatherberry, Bianca Malloy,
Mary Scott, Chan'el Ware, Brittany Watson,, and Rhea Witherspoon.
Dr. Caroline Lattimore, 15th Mid-Adantic regional director, was the luncheon speak
er. She spoke on the history of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and the Alpha Kappa
Alpha women who always rise to the occasion of challenging tasks to perform in the
The newly initiated members were showered with love and gifts from those family,
friends, and Phi Omega members in attendance on Sunday, May 1.
Kenyetta Richmond serves as the president of the Phi Omega chapter.
Chronicle wins at 2016 NNPA Merit Awards
CHRONICLE STAFF REPORT
HOUSTON - The Chronicle won four
awards, including one first place, during
the 2016 National Newspaper Publishers
Association (NNPA) Merit Awards held
June 23 in Houston.
The Chronicle won one first-place
award, for Best Sports Section; two sec
ond-place awards, for Best Layout and
Design - Broadsheet, and Best Special
Section (for the National Black Theatre
Festival publication); and third place in the
category of Best News Pictures, for the
historic photo of the Mass Moral Monday
March in July in Winston-Salem, taken by
staff reporter-photographer Tevin Stinson.
The Best Layout and Design,
Broadsheet award showcases the talents of
Ron Rogers, who lays out and designs The
Chronicle. Craig Greenlee, former free
lance sports reporter, contributed to the
winning Sports Week sections.
Former Chronicle Managing Editor
Kevin Walker helped produce tfie National
Black Theatre Festival publication.
The St. Louis American was the night's
big winner, walking away with eight
awards, including Best Black Newspaper
and Publisher of die Year, which went to its
publisher, Dr. Donald Suggs.
Other papers that received multiple
honors were the Houston Forward Times,
Houston Defender, Indianapolis Recorder,
Philadelphia Tribune, Insight News and
The Final Call.
The Carolina Peacemaker of
Greensboro won second place in Best
NNPA represents 200 black newspa
pers in the United States.
For Faith Jackson '16, receiving a full-ride
Chancellor's Scholarship at Winston-Salem
State University changed her life.
m m Scholarship dollars opened doors for Faith
: to research side-by-side with esteemed faculty.
Study abroad in Kenya. Serve as an academic
~ mentor and campus leader. Earn the "Trailblazer of
the Year" award from the North Carolina Chapter
of NAACP. Graduate magna cum laude. Land job
offers from two prestigious hospital systems.