Robin Lynn Young Spirit Award 2008

rly_2008Soror Daya I. Bates

November 15, 2008. This year’s recipient hails from Psi Theta Omega of Metro Orlando, Florida.

Soror Daya was initiated into Beta Alpha Chapter at Florida A&M University in 1994. She became Basileus of her undergraduate chapter. Soror Daya has worked continuously, consistently and enthusiastically for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is humble and approachable. She has a knack for involving everyone and celebrating the fact that everyone has something to give.

Soror Daya loves to share her knowledge and expertise with others. She has presented numerous Sisterly Relations Workshops to various chapters. She was invited to present two Sisterly Relations Workshops at the Leadership Conference in New Orleans. Evidence of her leadership can be seen by her chapter’s support for her to run for the South Atlantic Regional Representative of the Nominating Committee. She was elected to serve as Philacter and Tamiouchos of her previous chapter and appointed as the Boule 2002 Steering Committee Souvenir Journal Chairman. She also served as the Anti-Grammateus of the 2008 South Atlantic Regional Conference held in Tampa, FL.

It is because of her dynamic personality, innovative leadership and her constant desire to be of service to others that Nu Iota Omega selected her as the 2008 Recipient of the Robin Lynn Young Award.