President's Newsletter

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Gamma State ~ Oklahoma
March 2017


President’s Newsletter – March 2017


We are coming to the time of year that the last of the deadlines are quickly approaching. Before you know it, you will have completed the first year of your biennium. I hope it has been a wonderful year for you. I’m sure you’re tired of me sending deadline dates, but they are so very important. Bear with me a little longer – the end is near!


March 15

Scholarship applications are due to Dr. Jamie Polk at or

April 1

Annie Award applications go to Sandy Pendergraft at

Chapter Excellence (Red/Gold) forms come to me at

Chapter Communications/Publicity forms go to Ramona Paine at

Gamma State Achievement Award applications due to Rebecca Stone at

SEE send to Sandy Pendergraft at

Schools for Africa also goes to Sandy Pendergraft at

World Fellowship report goes to Linda Kaye Green at

May 12

Tebow/Herrington Leadership Seminar – applications due to Kathy Davis at If you know you or a chapter member will be attending, don’t wait for the deadline. Send the application NOW! The seminar will be held June 23-24 at Yukon. A lot of work and preparation has gone in to making this a great experience for you. Don’t miss it!

May 26

Payment for meals at State Convention is due to Diane Laase at No meals can be purchased at convention. They must be paid for in advance. 

If any of you have a chapter member who dies or has died in the last year, please send a Form 6 and a copy of the obituary to Theresa Parham at Some of you have had trouble finding Form 6. It is on - click on “FORMS” and then “Membership”. It is very important that you include an obituary so that we have information about this member when we do our memorial for deceased members at the Celebration of Life at Convention. 

Information and application forms regarding the Gamma State Awards are all found on our state website at

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills


Thank you for all you do for Delta Kappa Gamma and especially Gamma State.

Judy Barnes, Gamma State President

125 Majestic Hills Rd. Ardmore, 73401