In the true tradition of our founders, the St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has worked diligently to implement Delta’s Five Point Program Thrust during the past 57 years.
February 19, 1961, served as a momentous day in St. Petersburg, Florida. Twenty dedicated women chartered the St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Mrs. Cecile Edwards, the Southern Regional Director at that time, was present to take part in this joyous occasion.
The St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter hold in high esteem those present when this chapter was established. They are: Edith L. Alsup, Eula Williams Bennett, Thelma Watson Booher, Gloria Wartenberry Gant, Martha Ray Griffin, Jennie Young McAdams, Ada Duhart McCray, Helen V. McLean, Emma White Rembert, Essie Manuel Roberts, Jean C. Ramsey, Cinderella Sims, Altamese Gilbert Spearman, Annette Johnson Syrkett, Chrystelle White Stewart, Anna M. Polk Walker, Evie Adams Welch, Clarice Ferguson Werthy, C. Bette Davis-Wimbish, and Mary Harrell Clowers, our charter members.