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ADK Alpha Tau Chapter holds Sapphire Sister ceremony

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS — A Sapphire Sister ceremony recognizing the 35-year year membership of Susan Gracie was part of the March meeting of the The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators. With Gracie, second from right, are, from left, Velda Icard, immediate past president; Amanda Fisher, president; and Kathy Griffith, chaplain. -- Contributed

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators held its March meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland. Amanda Fisher, president, presided.

Chaplain Kathy Griffith gave a reading on St. Patrick’s Day facts. Roll call was taken and minutes were approved as distributed. Treasurer Fran Jones gave the financial report, discussed the scholarship fundraiser and announced the total for the funds raised at the February meeting, which was donated to Cystic Fibrosis. Committee reports were given. Delegates were elected for the state convention.

A Sapphire Sister ceremony was held recognizing the 35-year membership of Susan Gracie, the fraternity education chairman who later led the group in a song regarding the proper way to wear the badge. The group also participated in a “Fun Facts About the First Ladies” presentation given by member Diane Bowers.

Hostesses for the meeting were Toni Hinerman and Diana Yocina. The installation of officers will be held during the April meeting.

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