The Buzzing Bee

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is a professional honorary society of women educators.  The Society promotes professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education. Established in 1929, Delta Kappa Gamma has attained major objectives in improving opportunities for qualified women employed at every level of  education, as well as in advancing the status of women educators.

Lenoir County‚Äôs Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently recognized outstanding beginning teachers in their third year of teaching.  These special teachers were chosen by their mentors because they exhibit the qualities of an exceptional educator.  Each of these educators received a bag filled with teaching supplies, as well as a certificate of recognition and a brochure about Delta Kappa Gamma.  The following Lenoir County Public Schools Beginning Teachers were recognized for the month of February:
Ms. Pearsall, Kindergarten teacher, Northwest Elementary
Ms. McPhail, 7th Grade Social Studies teacher, Woodington Middle School
Mr. Sherrer, History teacher, North Lenoir High School


2020-2021 Meetings

Email: newsletter@dkg-sigma.org

webmaster@dkg-sigma.org           April 2021

SIGMA CHAPTER - North Carolina

  • October 15, 2020 - Memorial Program for Mary Sharpe Owens
  • November 19, 2020 - Celebration/Recognition of Membership
  • February 18, 2021 - Virtual Murder Mystery Game Night
  • April 22, 2021 - Recognition of Scholarship Recipients and Induction of New Members

Schools For Africa Project

One-Third of all children in sub-Saharan Africa are deprived of an        education.  By partnering  with the Schools for Africa Project, Sigma Chapter is making difference in the lives of African children.
                                                                          Contact: Ellen Benton      


Kinston/Lenoir County, North Carolina

Support for Early Career Educators Project

Retaining quality teachers is a worldwide issue. 

Sigma Chapter is supporting new teachers in

Lenoir County Public Schools.

Contact:  Ellen Benton   newteachers@dkg-sigma.org

Literacy Project

Adopt a class

With great joy, Sigma Chapter has adopted the NCPK Class at Contentnea-Savannah School to read to monthly.  One reader needed each month. (Background check)


Contact:  Katie Mills    literacy@dkg-sigma.org