Area youth excel at regional conference

2013-10-21T00:00:00Z 2013-10-25T18:59:12Z Area youth excel at regional conferenceTimes Staff
October 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

GARY | High school females in Xinos and males in Kudos youth guidance groups sponsored by the Gary/Merrillville Beta Mu chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. sorority recently attended the Midwestern Regional Conference in St. Louis.

The conference was hosted by Alpha Nu chapter Xinos/Kudos with the theme “A Set Back is a Set Up for a Come Back.” Two hundred outstanding Midwestern youth attended.

The conference consisted of opening and closing sessions; workshops; ritualistic ceremonies; individual and group talent programs; math, science, art, scrapbook, photography and creative writing competition; an awards banquet and a worship service.

Local Xinos members were chaperoned by Xinos Advisor Sadie Ethridge and Assistant Advisor Joy Cheatham. The Kudos were chaperoned by Kudos Advisor Traci Davis, Kudos Sponsor Doris Wilson, and former Kudos members Thomas Boatner and Dyllan Hawkins. Mary Holly is the basileus of Beta Mu chapter Phi Delta Kappa Inc.

The following local youth received awards: Art II-Wynter Ogele, second place; Creative Writing, Wynter Ogele, second place; Dance, Ayanna Hudson, first place; Instrumental Music (viola), Alexis Delk, second place; Science Fair Project, Taylor Wright and Marcus Henderson Jr., third place; Xinos Chapter scrapbook, third place; Xinos/Kudos group talent, third place; and Praise Dance, Kudos, Donje’ Baker, first place.

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