Professor of Mathematics Suzanne Sumner was elected President of the Beta Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international honorary society for female educators. Delta Kappa Gamma supports women teachers at the elementary through university levels by providing scholarships to education students and grants for teaching supplies, developing high ideals in the teaching profession, conferring distinction upon women educators and providing leadership development.
The Beta Eta Chapter includes members from the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. Beta Eta’s projects include the Virginia Scholars Program, Schools for Africa, and the Beta Eta Scholarship. In the last two years the Beta Eta Scholarship Committee has made donations to Gloucester County schools for tornado relief and Louisa County schools for earthquake relief.