Awards

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Chapter Awards &
Recognitions
Celebrating New Bern Alumnae Chapter and New Bern Alumnae Chapter Members
(l-r) Linda Sifontes (President), Carolyn M. Bland, Natalie Standifer (Vice President)
In recognition of her esteemed position as the longest standing chapter member of 61 years, exemplary leadership and faithful adherence to the overall success of the New Bern Alumnae Chapter, Carolyn Bland was this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Violet Award. Pictured l-r: Linda Sifontes (President), Carolyn M. Bland, and Natalie Standifer (Vice President)
Distinguished Violet Award Carolyn M. Bland
(l-r) Donna Crudup, Natalie Standifer, Demetrics Davis, Linda Sifontes (l-r) Natalie Standifer, Donna Crudup, Linda Sifontes
New Bern Alumnae 2019 Delta of the Year Demetrics Davis
New Bern Alumnae 2019 Sisterhood Award Donna Crudup
Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd (seated) and Angela Paige (l-r) Mae Belle Vaughn and Angela Paige Mae Belle Vaughn (center) recognized. (l-r) Marsha Eastland and Tiffany Dove.

Jones County Members

Three chapter members from Jones County were recently recognized. Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd (top left), Mae Belle Vaughn and Angela Paige (top right) were honored at the Jones County Retired Teachers’ Celebration on May 5, 2019. Mae Belle Vaughn, age 101, was also recognized on April 6, 2019, at the Unsung Hero’s Banquet, for longevity. Also pictured (l-r) Marsha Eastland and Tiffany Dove.
Tina Cothran Chapter member Tina Cothran was celebrated on May 11, 2019, as she prepares to relocate to the Raleigh-Durham area. Chapter members gathered at the Chelsea Restaurant to say farewell as she embarks on this new, exciting journey. Initiated into New Bern Alumnae in 2010, she will be missed. Best wishes and much success!
Celeste Young
A fond farewell gathering for chapter member Celeste Young was held on August 11, 2019, at Captain Ratty’s. Dr. Young, a Lt. Commander in the US Navy, has received transfer orders to Mississippi. New Bern Alumnae is fortunate to have had her as a member. We will miss her!
New Bern Alumnae Receives NAACP 2018 Community Service Award
Members of New Bern Alumnae Chapter attended the Craven County NAACP annual awards banquet where the chapter was recognized for its ongoing service to the community. Chapter President Linda T. Sifontes accepted the award on behalf of the chapter. Members attending were Carolyn M. Bland, Tina Cothran, Fern D. Cotton, Tiffany D. Dove, Willie Franklin, Pearl Higgins (not pictured), Virginia Simmons, Natalie Standifer, and Zeda Trice.
Jones County Community Action Chapter member Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd was instrumental in the implementation of two recent Jones County events. The 2nd Anniversary Celebration of the Filling Station (Jones County Food Pantry and Hurricane Florence Relief) was celebrated on August 28th in Pollocksville. In partnership with Lenoir Community College, Dr. Sermon- Boyd conducted a back to school event for parents and children under the auspices of the Jones County Partnership for Children (JCPC), an organization in Trenton for which she is the Executive Director. JCPC is one of many community programs New Bern Alumnae supports. Active in each of these events was Miss North Carolina, Alexandra Badgett.
Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd and Alexandra Badgett, Miss North Carolina

© This site is the sole property of the New Bern Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. . All rights reserved.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Awards
Chapter Awards &
Recognitions
Celebrating New Bern Alumnae Chapter and New Bern Alumnae Chapter Members
(l-r) Donna Crudup, Natalie Standifer, Demetrics Davis, Linda Sifontes (l-r) Natalie Standifer, Donna Crudup, Linda Sifontes
New Bern Alumnae 2019 Delta of the Year Demetrics Davis
New Bern Alumnae 2019 Sisterhood Award Donna Crudup
In recognition of her esteemed position as the longest standing chapter member of 61 years, exemplary leadership and faithful adherence to the overall success of the New Bern Alumnae Chapter, Carolyn Bland was this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Violet Award. Pictured l-r: Linda Sifontes (President), Carolyn M. Bland, and Natalie Standifer (Vice President)
(l-r) Linda Sifontes (President), Carolyn M. Bland, Natalie Standifer (Vice President)
Distinguished Violet Award Carolyn M. Bland
Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd (seated) and Angela Paige (l-r) Mae Belle Vaughn and Angela Paige Mae Belle Vaughn (center) recognized. (l-r) Marsha Eastland and Tiffany Dove.

Jones County Members

Three chapter members from Jones County were recently recognized. Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd (top left), Mae Belle Vaughn and Angela Paige (top right) were honored at the Jones County Retired Teachers’ Celebration on May 5, 2019. Mae Belle Vaughn, age 101, was also recognized on April 6, 2019, at the Unsung Hero’s Banquet, for longevity. Also pictured (l-r) Marsha Eastland and Tiffany Dove.
Chapter member Tina Cothran was celebrated on May 11, 2019, as she prepares to relocate to the Raleigh-Durham area. Chapter members gathered at the Chelsea Restaurant to say farewell as she embarks on this new, exciting journey. Initiated into New Bern Alumnae in 2010, she will be missed. Best wishes and much success!
Tina Cothran
A fond farewell gathering for chapter member Celeste Young was held on August 11, 2019, at Captain Ratty’s. Dr. Young, a Lt. Commander in the US Navy, has received transfer orders to Mississippi. New Bern Alumnae is fortunate to have had her as a member. We will miss her!
Celeste Young
Dr. Norma Sermon-Boyd and Alexandra Badgett, Miss NC
Jones County Community Action Chapter member Dr. Norma Sermon- Boyd was instrumental in the implementation of two recent Jones County events. The 2nd Anniversary Celebration of the Filling Station (Jones County Food Pantry and Hurricane Florence Relief) was celebrated on August 28th in Pollocksville.
In partnership with Lenoir Community College, Dr. Sermon-Boyd conducted a back to school event for parents and children under the auspices of the Jones County Partnership for Children (JCPC), an organization in Trenton for which she is the Executive Director. JCPC is one of many community programs New Bern Alumnae supports. Active in each of these events was Miss North Carolina, Alexandra Badgett.
New Bern Alumnae Receives NAACP 2018 Community Service Award
Members of New Bern Alumnae Chapter attended the Craven County NAACP annual awards banquet where the chapter was recognized for its ongoing service to the community. Chapter President Linda T. Sifontes accepted the award on behalf of the chapter. Members attending were Carolyn M. Bland, Tina Cothran, Fern D. Cotton, Tiffany D. Dove, Willie Franklin, Pearl Higgins (not pictured), Virginia Simmons, Natalie Standifer, and Zeda Trice.