Dr. Katharine Delavan Receives an Annie Webb Blanton Scholarship

Academics,

Dr. Katharine Delavan, the Dean of the School of Education is the recipient of a $1,000 Annie Webb Blanton Scholarship from the Alpha Delta State Ohio Educational Foundation. The award was presented at the Annual Alpha Delta State Ohio Conference on Saturday, April 6th at Polaris Hilton in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Delavan received this award from the Ohio Chapter of the National Delta Kappa Gamma sorority for teachers. The scholarship supports Dr. Delavan’s attendance in the two week intensive Management Development Program (MDP) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education from June 2nd-14th 2019. The Management Development Program is designed to support Deans in their 3rd-7th year of service.

The Annie Webb Blanton Scholarship is offered to members of the Alpha Delta State Ohio Educational Foundation to provide stipends for graduate study in education. Blanton was the first President of Delta Kappa Gamma, the first female State Superintendent of Education and the first female to be elected to public office in the State of Texas.

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