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Pic Me Up: Delta Alpha Chapter president receives award

Mary Ann Whitlow, center, and Rita Ashton, right, members of the Delta Alpha Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, returned from the state organization’s recent board of directors meeting with a special presentation for Chapter President Betsy Sheffield, left. Her gift was in recognition of being the first president to submit her chapter’s annual report to state headquarters. The Delta Alpha Chapter is made up of key women educators who live and/or teach/taught in Brunswick and Lunenburg Ccounties. Among its other purposes, the chapter gives support to first-year teachers in the counties it serves and scholarships to young women interested in pursuing education as a career.