Saturday, March 28, 2015

The National Congress of Black Women Delco Chapter 2015 Honorees

Local dignitaries and honorees

Essington, PA: The National Congress of Black Women Delco Chapter held their annual banquet honoring local Delaware County residence on March 28, 2015 at the Clarion Hotel. The theme of the Chapter was “Are We Still Living Selma Today?” Voting rights was the mission of today’s banquet spoken by Keynote Speaker Dr. Patricia West, Associate Professor from Lincoln University. Entertaining guests were a praise dancer, “For Collective Women” with poetry and drumming, Soloist Bellvesta, and Comedian Michael Collier. 

The following honorees were recognized by the NCBW:
Councilwomen Sharon Booker - Sharon Hill, PA
Mrs. Djuana Davis - First Pentecostal Holy Church, CUSD
Mr. Rick Jacobs - Executive Director-The Philadelphia Union Foundation
Ms. Thea Scott - Administrator Christiana School District
Superintendent Gregory Shannon - Chester Upland School District
Pennsylvania Advocacy Award: State Representative Thaddeus Kirkland
Lifetime Achievement Award: Physician Dr. Christopher Hannum
Sojourner Truth Award: National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Xi Chapter
Dr. C. Delores Tucker Award: City of Chester Health Commissioner Ms. Ieasa Nichols

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