High school seniors in Jackson-Madison County Schools were honored for their outstanding achievements in academics, community service, fine arts and sports Sunday afternoon at a Founders’ Day ceremony for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Members of Jackson’s Gamma Alpha Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. also were honored for their contributions to the community during their 105th annual Founders’ Day ceremony Sunday at St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Jackson.
Kimberly Hicks, vice president of the Gamma Alpha Omega chapter, encouraged students to keep working hard.
“The future is going to get brighter for you,” she said.
The Gamma Alpha Omega chapter also announced its donations to the American Red Cross on behalf of Superstorm Sandy victims, as well as to the American Cancer Society and Regional Inter-Faith Association to promote their missions within Jackson.