Deadline approaching to apply for Delta programs

The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., is currently accepting applications for its 2013-2014 Delta Academy and G.E.M.S. (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully) programs.

These programs are designed for young girls within the community ages 11 to 18 years old. The purpose of these programs is:

• To bond with the young ladies through mentorship.

• To sharpen skills in the areas of science, math and technology.

• To build self-esteem, leadership and social skills.

• To instill academic excellence.

• To assist in proper goal-setting for college and career planning.

• To create compassionate, caring, and community-minded young ladies.

The girls will participate in field trips, workshops, cultural enrichment and bonding activities. The program is conducted throughout the school year.

The deadline to apply is Monday.

Those interested are asked to contact a member of the sorority at their local school for an application or contact the committee chairs at 870-692-3403 or 870-413-1229.