Sigma Iota Omega Chapter 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®


Currently, the chapter has a membership of 80 with Musheerah Ali  serving as the president.  Sigma Iota Omega chapter has three charter members, Frances M. Cummings, Cassandra Gaddy and Ruby Lennon.  The chapter has one Golden member, Frances M. Cummings and twenty-one Silver Stars; Rolanda Allison, LaShawn Ford, Cassandra Gaddy, Glenda Gerald, Sonia Hill Howard, Deborah Killens, Ruby Lennon, Eula McNeill, Glenda Melton, Mary Mims, Sheila McCree Mitchell, Hope Nichols, Velvet Nixon, Gwendolyn Roberts-Payne, Jai Robinson, Monché Simmons, Pansy Smith, Mary Stephens, Vickie Tate, H. Lassye Thacker and Gladys Young.  Rolanda Allison, Cassandra Gaddy, Glenda Gerald, Ruby Lennon & Vickie Tate are life members

​​Sigma Iota Omega Chapter ​​has accomplished a number of things over the past 20+ years. Some of our programs, fundraisers, and events include:


  • Tutorial Programs with the Public Schools of Robeson County
  • Awarding college scholarships to deserving high school seniors
  • Sponsoring Mr. Alpha K, Silver Pearl, Black History Month Celebration and Debutante Scholarship Pageants
  • Community Health Screenings, Health Awareness, Drug Awareness Education, Disability Awareness  
  • Donating school supplies during our “Back to School Program” to kids in Robeson County (and Africa), Partnering in Mathematics and Science Education
  • Voter Education and Voter Registration Drives, Buckle-up for Safety
  • Adopting a Family for Thanksgiving, Donating Coats for Children, Sponsoring Can Food Drives, Sponsoring Toy Drives at Christmas
  • Mentoring Youth through our Tea Rose Club (young ladies age 13-18 years old)
  • Joint Community Service Projects-Participation in Walk-a-thons, Relay for Life, Project High School Team Rumba on the Lumber, and Project Graduation
  • Involvement in social action efforts, AKA Day at the NC State Capital and on Capitol Hill, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Projects, Financial and Monetary Contributions, and County-Wide Black History Program in Collaboration with the Public Schools of Robeson County.