Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter, continues to serve the Pine Bluff community by promoting academic excellence among young high school women. Recently, the chapter awarded $8,000 in college scholarships to four graduating high school seniors in Jefferson County.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter, continues to serve the Pine Bluff community by promoting academic excellence among young high school women. Recently, the chapter awarded $8,000 in college scholarships to four graduating high school seniors in Jefferson County.

Saige Davis, a Pine Bluff High School graduate, received a $2,500 Academic Scholarship. Davis plans to major in biology.

Kionna Henderson, a PBHS graduate, received a $2,500 Academic Scholarship. Henderson plans to major in chemistry.

Tyraneka Sims, a Watson Chapel High School graduate, received a $2,500 Academic Scholarship and her plan is to major in biology.

Alia Jackson, a Dollarway High School graduate who received a $500 Book Scholarship, is planning to major in criminal justice.

Each scholarship recipient will attend the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff this fall.

The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., addresses the major concerns of the world community.

Currently, Terri Jackson serves as president of Delta Omega Omega Chapter, Toni McCastle is vice president and the scholarship chairman is Brenda Dixon.

For more information, contact Mattie P. Collins, Ivy Leaf reporter at kencol1@msn.com or you may contact her at 870-536-5417.