SUNBURY- At its May meeting Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International welcomed three women educators into active membership. The initiation ceremony was held at the Packer House in Sunbury.

The new members for 2014 are Peggy Long, from Herndon; Jill Lundy, from Dalmatia; and Beth Ann Reed, from Dornsife. This year, all three of Sigma's new members are elementary educators for the Line Mountain School District. Long and Reed are both kindergarten teachers and Lundy is a first grade teacher.

Initiates are invited to join the Society by current members and are selected based on their professional qualifications and leadership potential. This year's nominees for membership were voted on in December and provided orientation in March before being initiated at the May ceremony. Women who accept the invitation to join Delta Kappa Gamma commit to participating in the activities of the Society. DKG is an organization of key women educators with about 100,000 members in eighteen countries. Sigma's membership represents educators from Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties of Pennsylvania.