Founded on the precept of education, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority promotes and encourages high scholastic attainment. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization’ s programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society in education, civics and economics.
Fifty-four seniors from local high schools received certificates of recognition at the University of Tennessee. Recipients were selected based on their exceptional scholastic achievements, community service, and essay.
Scholarship recipients for 2011 are Christina Evans, Howard; Joshua King, Tyner Academy; Xaviera Danielle King, East Ridge; and Vinesha White, Middle College High School.
Seniors honored were Tanisha Caslin, Raysheequa Harper, Kelly Moore, Takidra Saxton, Kiara Trammell, Joshualyn Woods, Brainerd High School; Allison Case, Alexis Holman, Shaveda McLean; Chattanooga School for Arts and Science) Shaylan Allen and Payton Smith, Central High School; Ashley Atkins, Jerisha Caudle, Grovenia Perryman, Maresha Swopes, Emmalee White, Chattanooga School for Creative Arts; and Xaviera Danielle King, East Ridge High School.
Also, Muhammed Ali, Whitney Graham, Hixson High School; Antonisha Edwards, Christina Evans, JaWana Fugate, Nakkia Isom, Brittany Jacob, Cierra Martin, Jalexus Ray, Craig Steward, Howard High School of Academics and Technology; Roland K. Beard II, McCallie; Vinesha White, Middle College High School; Jalisa Jones and Victoria Thompson, Notre Dame; Jessica Hart, Julie Lowery and Jacob McGhee, Sale Creek High School.
Also, Marley Harman, Michael Holloway, Charles Swanson, Logan Whitlow, Signal Mountain High School; Brittani Leffew, Sequoyah High School; Mary Bishop, Dakota Johnson, Regan Rogers, Courtney Storey, Alison Williams, Soddy Daisy High School; David Castro Ormaza and Hollie Hughes, Red Bank High School; Kamesha Green, Joshua King, Taylor Mathis, Brandie Morgan, Raven Orr, Brittany Scott, Ashley Smedley, Autiona Smith, and Jasmine Vinson, Tyner Academy.