Robin Lynn Young Spirit Award 2005

rly_2005Soror Sonja W. Garcia

Soror Robin Lynn Young soared around this blessed planet from 1965-1999 . . . much too short a time. Because of Robin’s sweet spirit, her purposeful service to all mankind, the Nu Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha chose to honor her by giving an award in her name at every Cluster II Conference since her demise.

This year’s recipient is no stranger to Cluster II. There is not enough space on this site to list all of her accomplishments. In her local chapter she established working and supportive relationships with residents of the public housing adjacent to their sorority property. On a national level she is a mentor and instructor of the Leadership Fellows Program from 2003-2005, She’s a member of the Centennial Commission Committee charged with planning our 100th anniversary for the sorority.

In her community she is a gubernatorial appointed member of the USF Board of Trustee, Member of the Winter Garden Foundation, charged with preservation of the heritage, architecture and culture of the communities of West Orange County. She is also a member of the Nominating Committee, Chair and Corresponding Secretary, Tampa Chapter of the Links, 2003.

Because of her sweet, sweet spirit and her purposeful service to all mankind, Nu Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents the Robin Lynn Young Award to Soror Sonja W. Garcia.