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Upsilon Alpha Omega History

The 1994 Chartering Photo represents Charter Members and additional chapter members.

On January 29, 1994, thirty aspiring professional women chartered the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The group gathered to implement and support the international programs of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated as they pertain to the needs of Gwinnett County, Georgia. Today, Upsilon Alpha Omega, the first Black Greek-letter organization in Gwinnett County, has made a significant impact on the community.

Upsilon Alpha Omega has been instrumental in promoting programs that emphasize the continued mission of service to all mankind. One of the chapter’s first challenges was to establish a scholarship. Thus far, the chapter has awarded over $1.1 million in scholarships and grants to college-bound students.

Joyce Averis

Beauty P. Baldwin

Edna Berry-Narcisse

Geri Baldwin Gonzalez

Carol Anne Brown

Jean Cyprien

Patricia Daniel

Debra Davis

Theresa Dove-Waters

Donna Gatling

Karen Hatter

Kathleen Jones

Linda Jones

Mary Matthews

Geri Marion McCord

Janice McGruder

Meryl McNeal

Debbie Payton

Linda Thomas-Mobley

Cynthia Redd

Cynthia Redd

Beverly Robinson

Alberta Russell

Jacqueline Scott

Georgette L. Sherman

Debbie Sledge

CaSandra Smith

Tenjurie Thomas

Terrince Thomas

Brenda Wallace