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Cherokee resident helped lead Morningside College organization that earned national recognition

Monday, August 20, 2012

Demi Dunn
SIOUX CITY -- Demi Dunn, daughter of Douglas and Deborah Dunn of Cherokee, served as an officer for the Morningside College chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, which recently was nationally recognized with a Maintaining the Flame Award for its efforts to continue pursuing excellence.

Dunn is a 2010 graduate of Washington High School.

Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society for first-year students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average in their first semester of college. Alpha Lambda Delta has chapters on 275 college and university campuses.

In 2011, Morningside College was one of seven schools in the nation to receive an Order of the Torch Award from the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta on the basis of outstanding chapter work in programming, internal communication, campus visibility and overall scrapbook presentation.

This year, the Morningside chapter has received the Maintaining the Flame Award, which indicates that it has continued to excel in programming, activities, service and communications. Among the other eleven schools that won a Maintaining the Flame Award are UCLA, Ohio University, University of Oklahoma, and North Carolina A&T University.

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