Awards & Recognitions
…An Award Winning Chapter
Omicron Xi Omega is an award-winning chapter that has been recognized in the North Atlantic Region on numerous occasions. In 2003 the chapter received the North Atlantic Region PULSE award for Leadership. Other awards include recognition for Membership initiatives, E-Spirit Program Reporting, Sisterly Relations and Chapter Operations. In 2004, Denise L. Taylor was acknowledged on the regional level with the Wilma Holmes Tootle Award for her achievements in education. Former President and Cluster IV Coordinator, Mary Bentley LaMar, was awarded the North Atlantic Region President of The Year Award for the 2006 Program year and under her leadership, the chapter received the North Atlantic Region Medium Chapter of The Year Award for the 2006 program year. Mary was also awarded the North Atlantic Region SPIRIT Music Award at the 2004 International Boule (Convention). Omicron Xi Omega was awarded for its “Outstanding Merrill Lynch Youth Financial Literacy Workshop” at the 2004 Boule and subsequently at the 2005 North Atlantic Regional Conference. At the 2005 Regional Conference, the chapter won PULSE awards for Programs and Leadership and was recognized for Standards Operations, Sisterly Relations Handbook Submissions, Ivy Level of Membership and for 100% Educational Advancement Foundation Membership and Silver Level. Other commendations include Three Heartbeats Award for membership in 2007 and 2008, Outstanding Chapter Evaluation 2008 and AKA Connection highest voter registration North Atlantic Region 2008, and the chapter received the North Atlantic Region Exhibit Award at the regional conference. At the 2009 North Atlantic Regional Conference, Omicron Xi Omega was recognized as having Outstanding Voter Registration and for Medium Chapter Exhibit of the Year for the North Atlantic Region. The chapter also was recognized for our participation in Operation Big Vote for registering more than 7,200 new voters.