Nu Chapter

Region X     Catawba County

 The North Carolina State Organization

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International

Nu Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is located in Region X of the North Carolina State Organization. The chapter includes educators from Hickory, Newton, and Conover located in the beautiful Catawba Valley at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Next Nu Chapter Event


January 20, 2024

Nu Chapter 

Treasured Roses &

Business Meeting

Fellowship 9:00 a.m.

Meeting 9:30 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church

701 North Main Avenue

Newton, NC 28658

January 20, 2024 

Business  & Executive Board Meeting Documents

Nu Chapter Honors Past Presidents & Golden Key Members

Past Presidents

Pat Gibson, Marilyn Futrelle, Candy Moretz, Nellie Pruitt,  Frances Stafford, Carol Bostian, Diane Creasman, Martha Brown, Brenda Eckard, Amanda Moose, & Dee Snyder

Nu Chapter held the November business meeting at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Hickory. After members enjoyed salad and homemade soups, a recognition ceremony for Nu members who have been awarded the Golden Key Award and those who served as Nu or Gamma Phi Chapter president. Golden Key recipients were presented with a pin to wear on their name badge. Past presidents received note cards.

President Leslie Black conducted the business meeting. Minutes of the September 2023 meeting were approved and the treasurer's report was accepted as presented. The president's report included information about the continuing alliance with Safe Harbor as our community project for 2023-2024, a recap of the Taste & Talk fundraiser, congratulations to Nu members who received grants from the NC DKG Educational Foundation Phyllis Frye Copeland Endowment, the "Make an Educator" Smile fundraiser for NCDKGEF, and Twenty-eight Days of Giving for the Foundation. Lee Ann Perry, Rules Committee chair, reviewed the proposed changes to the Nu Chapter Rules sent to all members prior to the meeting. After discussion and answering questions, voting was postponed as we were one member short of a quorum. An electronic ballot will be sent to all members to ratify the Chapter Rules amendments. 

Committee reports included the following:  Martha Brown (beginning teacher support) announced that a goodie bag is ready to deliver to the Catawba County Schools beginning teachers, and members are asked to deliver to schools close to them; Carol Bostian (membership) updated the number of active members and demonstrated updating the member biographical data sheets; Allison Patton (second vice president) announced that the 2023-2024 ROSE Award document has been posted, and Nu Chapter is already well on their way to collect points for the various activities and reports; Frances Hollar (notifications) announced that the updated contact lists for text messaging worked well for the November meeting; and Leslie Black (nominations) invited members to let her know if interested in serving as a Nu Chapter officer.

Delta Kappa Gamma is an international honor society that promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.                        

Golden Key Members

Yvonne Barnhardt, Pat Gibson, Amanda Moose, Carol Bostian, 

Marilyn Futrelle, & Dee Snyder

Click a button below for the 2023 Taste & Talk Cookbook

The PDF cookbook file prints 8.5"x11" pages

Nu Chapter wishes to extend a special thanks to

Bennett's Funeral Home for their donation that paid to print the cookbooks. 


 Nu Calendar

August 12, 2023          4:00 pm

Fall Social

September 21, 2023    6:00 pm

Induction Ceremony/ 

Business  Meeting

October 14, 2023   11:00 am

Taste & Talk Fundraiser

November 2, 2023     6:00 pm

Celebrate Past Presidents & Golden Key Recipients/

Business Meeting

January 20, 2024         9:30 am

Treasured Roses Celebration/

Business Meeting

March 1, 2024              5:30 pm

Spring Social

April 13, 2024            10:00 am

Honey Bee Presentation/

Business Meeting

April 26-28, 2024

NC DKG Convention

Durham, NC

Phyllis Frye Copeland

Endowment for Teacher Grants

Anyone may make a tax-deductible donation to the Phyllis Frye Copeland Endowed Fund

 NC DKG Theme