With over 100 active chapters located in the U.S. and approximately 2,500 members
inducted annually, Sigma Kappa Delta’s central purpose is to confer distinction upon
students of the English language and literature in undergraduate studies. The MC
Zeta Epsilon Chapter was founded in 2011. Members participate in campus and community
service and plan literature-related social events for the club and MC students. To
be eligible, students must have a high school diploma, be current students with 12
credit hours at MC, and hold a 3.0 overall GPA and a B or higher in all English coursework.
MC students inducted into the society on Thursday evening, March 1, 2018 were Emma Avampato, Mercedes Beltran*, Aimee Breeden*, Hannah Brewer*, Jessica Cardenas*,
Michelle Cervantes*, Preston Conlin, Landon Day*, Geneva Duarte-Diaz*, Hillary Hanna*,
Alyssa Hohle, Emma Jensen*, Theresa Jordan*, Anita Kavosi, Sydney Long*, Laura Madrid*,
Nneka Maduabuchuku*, Makayla Makhanu, Rebecca McAdoo*, Landon Ochoa*, Michael Repman*,
Julica Romero, Kymberliegh Scheible*, Elizabeth Strand*, Andrew Tinoco*, Tram Tran,
Eliana Valdez, Ashley Vargas*, Austin Wagner*, Paris Wilbanks* and Loretta Wilson*.
During the ceremony, the following returning members were honored: Ryan Adams, Jacob Baley, Jessica Boyce, Brandee Brown, Tammy Doss, Jordan Holt*, Kody
Lenoard, Adriana Ortega, Giselle Martinez, Elizabeth Padron, Jamie Bryant Parks, Audrey
Puente, Gerardo Reyes-Hernandez, Virginia D. Rodriguez, Gabriela Salinas-Gonzalez,
Jordan Shoults, Sarah Stratton*, Mariela Corrales and Skyler Bennett.
Members with * completed community service related to forwarding reading, writing
and literature. This year, the members completed 164 hours of documented service.
Organizations served include Midland County Public Library, the Recording Library,
Midland Need to Read, the MC Learning Resource Center, the MC Language Hub, Casa de
Amigos and the Hispanic Cultural Center. Members also assisted in classrooms of several
area elementary schools.
MC Sigma Kappa Delta officers are Brandee Brown, president; Loretta Wilson, vice president;
Giselle Martinez, secretary; Geneva Duarte-Diaz, historian and Sydney Long, student
council representative. Faculty advisors are Stacy and Brendan Egan.