AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield chapter of the African-American sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, furthered the goals of young people needing college tuition assistance.
The sorority alumnae chapter held its 5th annual Red and White scholarship luncheon at Chez Josef in Agawam. Two high school seniors received scholarships.
Ida Flynn, the former president of the Springfield NAACP told 22News, how vital it is to the community that promising students receive the help they need to further their education, “We need more scholarships, we need more community involvement, there is so much that needs to be done, scholarships are very important for young people they would love to go further in school. Organizations like our not only help them with tuition’s but with guidance.”
The former director of the Martin Luther king Jr. Family services, Dora Robinson, was among the prominent women honored Sunday for their contribution to the city of Springfield.