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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Donates Gift to Normandy Fine Arts Program

WELLSTON, MO -- Normandy Schools Collaborative received a major gift from the Omicron Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Inc., to support the district’s enduring legacy of fine arts excellence. 

Chapter President Veronica Stacker and Rachel Burse, president of the chapter’s Ivy Foundation, presented the check for $4,000 at the November meeting of the Joint Executive Governing Board. Duane Foster, District Fine Arts Coordinator, accepted the gift. 

During the presentation, Foster said the donation will be used for stage renovations at Jefferson School, a project that will benefit all NSC EleMiddle students throughout the district. 

“The Normandy Fine Arts program continues to thrive due to the talent in our district and the support from our community,” said Foster. “We’re grateful for supporters like the Normandy AKA chapter and their commitment to keeping the arts alive for our students and district.” 

Normandy fine arts program has received multiple honors and participated in a variety of outreach programs. The district received the National Association of Music Merchants Best Music Community award for 2021, the second consecutive year the district received the honor.