Recently, Mrs. Helen Graham celebrated her 100th birthday with her sisters of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, Chapter lota. She received over 100 cards from around the country. Mrs. Helen got her BA at NSU, Masters of Education at LSU, taught 34 years…mostly at NSU Elementary, and taught education classes at NSU. In 1957, she agreed to get some teacher friends together to form a teachers’ sorority named Alpha Delta Kappa. She served as the first local president and has been an active member for 65 years.
Mrs. Helen and her family have been members of Westside Baptist Church since 1946. Her husband, Leslie Graham, retired as an assistant superintendent of schools in Natchitoches Parish. Both of her children, Herbert Graham and Patty Walker are retired teachers.
Pictured: Helen Graham, Angela Mayeaux, Gwen Scott, Addi Bouchie, Diane Vienne, Patty Walker, Sherrie Graf, Carol Morgan, Susan Hargis, and Alice Armour.