The Truth Staff
The members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, In, Toledo Alumnae Chapter held its annual Senior Recognition Program on Thursday, May 4, at Bowsher High School and honored 38 graduating high school seniors from across the area.
After headshot photos taken of the seniors by Ambershaun Miller of Abyrdseyephoto, the program opened with welcomes from the Recognition Committee members and Chapter President Tonia Pace. The audience of students and parents learned the history of both the national organization and the local chapter.
Then attendees were treated to an address by guest speaker Karolyn Drone Smith, author, motivational speaker, wellness coach and founder of Self-Elevate, a platform that empowers women.
This year’s Recognition Committee include: Tiffany C. Bailey; Roxanne Allen; NaTasha Baker; Shannon Tisdale Carter; Tia Daniels and Kaylene Miller.
This year’s seniors recognized for their academic achievement by the Deltas are: Bowsher High School’s Amaiya Criss, Navaeh Holifield, Kennedie Kihumbu, Triston Morehead, Jordyn Smith and Sha’Nyla Tucker; Central Catholic’s Autumn Bates; Jones Leadership Academy’s Christen Edwards, Aur’Miah Mims and JeLena Williams; Notre Dame Academy’s Danielle Donkor, Kennedy Jefferson and Laila Rivers; Rogers High School’s My’Lah Hamlett, Da’Nyah McWilliams, Savanna Sweeney and Mylah Williams; Start High School’s Mya Gowdy, Mackenzie Stewart, Vivian Stewart, Diamond Turner and Nori Washington; St. Ursula’s Sydney Gregory; Toledo Early College’s Amaree Armstrong, Cynthia Barrett, Kaylee Britt, Camryn Haynes, Zaria Spidell and Janet Whitney; Toledo School for the Arts’ Jazz-Minn Coleman, Madison Fisher, Mikayla Jordan, Samiah Robinson, Caitlyn Scott and Kailyn Sherman and Woodward High School’s Za’Niya Allen, Rakaisha Hall and Rochelle Watson.