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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Tag: AwardsX

Wilma Wilson Sharp Award established

The Wilma Wilson Sharp Alumnae Award was established. This is award, given at national convention, recognizes an alumna who has distinguished herself through service to her community, her profession and has shown significant leadership...
1941
Aug
04

Frost Fidelity Award established

The Frost Fidelity Award was established by Emma Coleman Frost to be given annually to a collegian who “goes above and beyond the call of duty and who offers loyal friendships and lends her ability to all projects.” The first [&hel...
1949
Aug
26

Recognition of Eminence established

The Recognition of Eminence Award was established to honor those alumnae whose professional or community achievement has attracted recognition beyond the Alpha Sigma Alpha membership....
1951
August

The first recipient of the Recognition of Eminence Award

The first Recognition of Eminence Award was presented to Dr. Ethel J. Alpenfels, BB, an internationally known authority on anthropology and social behavior. Ethel received numerous awards throughout her distinguished career, including ...
1952
Apr
08

Ideal Pledge Award established

National council established the Ideal Pledge Award (now known as the Outstanding New Member Award), which recognized spirit and attitude during the “pledge” period, willingness to take responsibility and accept feedback, evidence ...
1963
Summer

Helen Lortz presented with Recognition of Eminence

Recognition of Eminence Award was presented to Helen B. Lortz, HH. Helen was a Food for Peace officer with the U.S. Department of State for several years before retiring. She was presented with the Superior Honor award by Food for [&he...
1967
Summer

Rainbow Convention

National convention was held in Niagara Falls, NY. Highlights: Hiwana Cupp Crompton, BE, was awarded the first Evelyn G. Bell Award, which was established to honor members who have served on all the collegiate, alumnae and national lev...
1980
June 29 - July 2

Geraldine Vang Cox receives Recognition of Eminence

The Recognition of Eminence Award was presented to Dr. Geraldine Vang Cox, NN. Gerry was vice president and technical director of the Chemical Manufacturers Association for more than 20 years. Since retiring in 2005, Gerry travels the ...
1986
Jul
08

Cindy Ryan receives Recognition of Eminence

Cindy Ryan, ΔΙ, is given the Recognition of Eminence Award. After obtaining her law degree from Widener University School of Law, Ryan became a deputy attorney general for the state of Delaware Department of Justice criminal division...
2002
Jul
28