2017-2018 Sorors of the Year
Danielle Watt and Wanda Florence-Calime
Both Sorors Danielle Watt and Wanda Florence-Calime have been heavily involved in this years Orange County Alumnae Chapter. They are both high contributors working tirelessly while still full of energy. They are devoted to OCAC-CA and most importantly they love Delta! Soror Danielle Watt is OCAC-CA’s Treasurer and Soror Wanda Florence-Calime is our 2nd Vice President.
It gives us great pleasure to announce to the world, our 2017-2018 Sorors of the Year, Danielle Watt and Wanda Florence-Calime!!
Each year the Orange County (CA) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recognizes an outstanding soror to receive its most prestigious award, “Soror of the Year.” The Soror of the Year is a soror recognized for contributing effort, time, and energy to chapter projects, displaying leadership through committee work and/or an officer position, attending meetings regularly, and embodying enthusiasm and possessing the true Delta spirit in recognition that membership in Delta Sigma Theta is a lifetime commitment. Nominations are made at the May Chapter meeting each year.
The criteria for Soror of the Year are as follows:
♦ Contributes hours, time, and energy to chapter projects
♦ Displays leadership through committee work and/or officer position
♦ Attends meetings regularly
♦ Exhibits the nine cardinal virtues of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
♦ Embodies enthusiasm and possesses the true Delta spirit that Delta Sigma Theta is a lifetime commitment.
♦ Chapter member for the current sorority year.
The Soror of the Year is nominated for this award and voted upon by financial sorors by secret ballot. Nominations are submitted in May, voted upon in June. The announcement of Soror of the Year is made and the plaque presented at the September chapter meeting.
Past Soror of Year Recipients:
2016-2017 - Caryn Lewis-Bugg
2015-2016 - Ginger Logan-Cannon
2014-2015 - Barbara Bagneris
2013-2014 - Alesia Boatright-Jackson
2012-2013 - Jerilyn King-Brown
2011-2012 - Inger Kent
2010-2011 - Valerie Green-Amos, M.D.
2009-2010 - Geralund Morgan Smith
2008-2009 - Katrice Yokley
2007-2008 - Tonya Whiteside
2006-2007 - Pam Middleton, M.D.
2005-2006 - Linda Hammond, Ph.D.
2004-2005 - Adrienne Matthews, Pharm.D. & Jacqueline Thompson
2003-2004 - Sharon Middleton
2002-2003 - DeVera Flanigan Heard, Ed.D.
2001-2002 - Sylvia Turner & Terry Brown, Esq.
2000-2001 - Geralund Morgan Smith
1999-2000 - Marian P. Young
1998-1999 - Twyla Jenee Channel
1997-1998 - Iva Jewel Roberts
1996-1997 - Mattie Jordan Gaye
1995-1996 - Jennifer Hamilton, Jerilyn King-Brown, & Ruby Newman
1994-1995 - Joan Robinson Berry
1993-1994 - Terri Hill
1992-1993 - Martha Brantley Jackson
1991-1992 - Nancy Smith Justiss
1990-1991 - Helen Forbes
1989-1990 - Millicent Crenshaw
1988-1989 - Shirley Richards Berry
1987-1988 - Jennie Spencer Green, Ph.D.
1986-1987 - Glenda Massingale Manson
1985-1986 - Margaret Bell Davis, Ed.D.
1984-1985 - Jacqueline Thompson
1983-1984 - Mildred Logan Watson, Ph.D.
1982-1983 - Ruth Cann Hicks
1981-1982 - Janice Williams Macon
1980-1981 - Mabel Jones