Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship awarded to Columbia Native
Rachel Pescosolido of Columbia was awarded a $350.00 scholarship by the Iota Chapter
of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.
Delta Kappa Gamma promotes the professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Formed in 1929, its Founders believed that an organization of women teachers, selected from among the best in the profession and united by common purposes, would have an opportunity for rendering real service to education. Delta Kappa Gamma also provides members with fellowship, friendship and support and it offers mentors to women educators, providing mutual support and interaction in all educational fields and at all levels.
The local Delta Kappa Gamma Chapters Professional Affairs/Scholarship Committee consists of Somerset Community College Professor Kathy Lewis; SCC Associate Professor Martha Deitz; SCC Professor Dana Muse; and Alfredda Stearns, Principal at Clinton County Area Technology Center.
Pescosolido will be a freshman at Lindsey Wilson College this fall, majoring in education with a concentration in biology.
Pescosolido graduated from Adair County High School in 2012. She married her fianc, Nathan Bird, in June 2012. Pescosolido is the daughter of Steve and Karen Pescosolido.
Shown from left to right is Rachel Pescosolido accepting the scholarship check from Martha Deitz, SCC associate professor of mathematics and Dana Muse, SCC professor of history and chair of the Delta Kappa Gamma scholarship committee.