$ince Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded eighty-
two years ago, it has grown to both national and
There have been many famous Afro-American
women affiliated with the sorority, including Coret-
ta Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader Martin
Luther King, Jr; City Councilmember-At-Large,
Sheila Jackson Lee; and Channel 13 newscaster,
UH's Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa
Alpha celebrated it's 20th anniversary by setting
goals for the 1990's.
"We want to promote unity among the other
BGOs (Black Greek Organizations)," said Jonita
Wallace. "Our whole purpose for starting black sororities and fraternities was because we were out-
casted ... and could not join white sororities and
fraternities ... I think it's all become too divided
now and we have to realize we really should become more unified ... not just the Greeks, but all
blacks as a whole."
ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA
(front row)Rolanda Rush, Diedra Lavallais, Saki Indakwa, Sandy Johnson,
Jaquline Baly, Tracy Sheppard; (back row) Tasha Thompson, Kellie Preston, Jaqueline Taylor, Jaqueline Jackson, Rona Stringfellow, Erica Kelsaw,
Dionne DuBose, Dyanna Brown, Dena Fontano, Jonita Wallace, Lesa
Cornin. Photo by Hugh Tom Chin.
during Homecoming, the Delta Zetas join the Cougar mascot and the
cheerleaders in a song and dance routine.Photo by Hugh Tom Chin.
Kimberly Adams, Stephanie Bakkenist, Kimberly Beu, Susan Boehnke, Elizabeth
Anne Burnett, Georganne Cavouras, Dawn Coleman, Denise Davis, Natalie
Dunn, Patricia Fitzpatrick, Shannon Frazier, Bonnie Freeman, Claudette Haper,
Yvette Hoffer, Angela Lliteras, Dara Longwell, Renee Matelli, Shelly Pettigrew,
Meredith Philipp, Caroline Pilkington, Brandi Pinschenat, Elizabeth Sauer,
Nora Missy Stevens, Melanie Stinson, Amy Sumrall, Angie Vanacor, Shelia
Vybiral, Julie Westerland, Angie Aversa, Kristen Bungardner, Dena Carney,
LaTresa Clay, Jennifer Colehower, Rebecca Donaghe, Kelly Gillespie, Cahrrie
Gipson, Nina Grisaffi, Michelle Howell, Angela Hunt, Jennifer Janssen, Alison
Kratish, Kimberly Kristynik, Daphne Livanec, JoEllen McCoy, Nicole Pano,
Angela Salazar, Peggy Sheridan, Jennifer Tidden, Melissa J. Studdard.P/iofo by
Hugh Tom Chin.
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