Alpha Alpha is proud to recognize Andrea McSwain as our 2021 recipient of "Woman of Distinction."

Andrea serves as the First Vice President ('20-'22). She is a SPED teacher at Perry County High School.

red rose recipients

Each chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society awards the Red Rose Award to a woman whose career advances the cause of education. Through leadership, this woman enables us to be better educators and students to be better learners. Alpha Alpha awards a woman each year in the biennium.

2020-2021: Joyce Jones

School Custodian for Perry Central High School

2021-2022: Robin Allen

School Nurse for Perry County School District

chapter projects

Shoeboxes for Indian Reservation & Petal Children's Task Force

Members of Alpha Alpha collected food and money for the Petal Children's Task Force. Members also created shoeboxes full of toiletries, school supplies, and toys for children on the Indian Reservation in New Mexico.

Welcome Bags for Perry County School District New Employees

Members of Alpha Alpha distributed Welcome "Goodie Bags" to new teachers at South Perry Elementary in Beaumont, MS.

2021-2022 meetings & events

Chapter Meetings

Meetings will be held on Saturdays at Perry County High School Cafeteria. Meetings will start at 10 AM and a Zoom option will be available:

  • October 2, 2021

  • November 13, 2021

  • January 8, 2022

  • March 5, 2022

  • April 9, 2022

December Social

Members enjoyed a Christmas Social on December 4, 2021 at the home of Beverly Hesterman. Activities included brunch & "dirty Santa."

Joint Luncheon

Alpha Alpha hosted the 2022 Joint Luncheon for Alpha Alpha, Alpha Beta, Alpha Gamma, and Alpha Rho on February 5, 2022 at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, MS.

District Meeting

Members attended the Southern District Meeting on April 2, 2022 at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, MS.

International Convention

Members are invited to attend the 2022 International Convention held in New Orleans, LA. The convention will be held on July 12-16, 2022.

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