GARY | The Xinos youth guidance group, consisting of high school females from Northwest Indiana high schools sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Inc. sorority's Gary/Merrillville chapter, recently held its induction at the DuBois Branch Library. Twenty-nine young ladies completed the five-step program in order to become members of this select organization.
The inductees, listed with their school, are:
Maya Abdullah, Jaz Talley, Alexis Delk, Brooke Grady, Giara Stevenson, Shania Blue, Naya Blackwell, Ayana Allen, Aaliyah Williams and Alesha Moody, all of Merrillville High School; Jada Atkins, Jalin Lokey, Tia Termini, Kayla Parker, Trinity Green, Jazmin Hubbard, Tyra Holland, Sabrina Ross, all of Thea Bowman Leadership Academy in Gary; Ayanna Hudson, JaDe’sha Johnson and Wynter Ogele, all of Emerson/Wirt Visual and Performing Arts Academy in Gary; Taylor Wright, Crae Johnson and Andriana Hoskins, all of West Side High School; Kayla Nichols, Crown Point High School; TaVonya Bush, Andrean High School; Aaliyah Scoll-Bennett, Calumet High School; Crystal Conway, W. Gary Lighthouse Charter School; and Jayla Harvey, Lake Central High School.
Sadie Ethridge is the Xinos director, and Joy Cheatham and Bianca Crawford are assistant advisors.