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									                                              Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
                                                 A Public Service Sorority
                                              Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter
                                                  Black College Tour 2010

Date:            September 3, 2009
To:              Principals, Deans, Counselors & Organizations
From:            Bridgette Liggons & Pamela Williams
                 Black College Tour Co-Chairpersons
Subject:         Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
                 Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter
                 Black College Tour 2010
Please find enclosed an application packet, which includes an information sheet, parent letter, application form and
academic teacher recommendation form. This information is regarding a bus trip to visit several historically black
colleges and universities in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee. This trip is planned
for Sunday, March 28, 2010 through Friday, April 2, 2010 (Spring Break).
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter is sponsoring this tour for college-bound Freshman,
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. Please distribute these application packets to those students who may be
interested in visiting the following colleges or universities:
                                     Howard University, Washington, DC
                                    Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
                                      Hampton University, Hampton, VA
                                     Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
                                       Bennett College, Greensboro, NC
                                    North Carolina Central, Greensboro, NC
                               North Carolina A & T University, Greensboro, NC
                              Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
                                  Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC
                                   Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
                                         Fisk University, Nashville, TN

           The fee for the tour is $450.00, which includes transportation, hotel, tour t-shirt, and tour portfolio.
                                            This fee does not include meals.
Upon receipt of a completed application packet, students will be required to attend an interview Friday, November
13, Saturday, November 14 or Sunday, November 15, 2009. Upon being selected to attend the Black College
Tour, there will be three Mandatory Informational Meetings; December 6, 2009; January 24, 2010 and March 7,
2010.
     IT IS MANDATORY FOR PARTICIPANTS AND PARENTS TO ATTEND ALL INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS.
                      The application must be received by Friday, OCTOBER 30, 2009.
   A completed application packet includes the application form, current transcript, and academic teacher
                                          recommendation form.

                                         The deadline will be strictly enforced.
Additional information can be obtained from Bridgette Liggons (317) 475-1468 or bridgetteliggons@aol.com.
           Please feel free to duplicate the application packet in its entirety. Note: Do not return this page.

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                                              2010 Black College Tour
                                                    Sponsored by
                                           Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
                                           Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter
                                               INFORMATION SHEET
DATES:                   Sunday, March 28 – Friday, April 2, 2010
VISIT:                   Howard University, Washington, DC
                         Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
                         Hampton University, Hampton, VA
                         Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
                         Bennett College, Greensboro, NC
                         North Carolina Central, Greensboro, NC
                         North Carolina A & T University, Greensboro, NC
                         Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
                         Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC
                         Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
                         Fisk University, Nashville, TN
FEE:                     $450.00, which includes:
                         *Transportation *Hotel (triple or quad occupancy) *T-shirt *Portfolio
A current transcript and academic teacher recommendation form must accompany the application. Transcripts from
the school’s website will not be accepted. Freshmen are allowed to submit progress reports.
THE APPLICATION FORM, TRANSCRIPT, AND ACADEMIC TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM MUST BE
RECEIVED BY Friday, OCTOBER 30, 2009. The deadline will be strictly enforced. CERTIFIED MAIL WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Mail application Packets to:                Black College Tour 2010
                                            c/o Bridgette Liggons
                                            6319 Hazelnut Court
                                            Indianapolis, IN 46268
If you have questions call:                 317-475-1468 or e-mail bridgetteliggons@aol.com

Upon receipt of a completed application packet, students will be required to attend an interview Friday, November
13, Saturday, November 14 or Sunday, November 15, 2009. Upon being selected to attend the Black College
Tour, there will be three Mandatory Informational Meetings; December 6, 2009; January 24, 2010 and March 7,
2010. IT IS MANDATORY FOR PARTICIPANTS AND PARENTS TO ATTEND ALL INFORMATIONAL
MEETINGS.

Payment Plan:            1st payment-       $150.00            December 6, 2009
                         2nd payment-       $150.00            January 24, 2010
                         3rd payment-       $150.00            February 17, 2010
                               NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED

                   CASHIER’S CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO:
                                    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

                    NO REFUND REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED AFTER JANUARY 24, 2010
                     Feel free to duplicate this information in its entirety. Note: Do not return this page.
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                            Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
                                    A Public Service Sorority
                                Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter
                                  Black College Tour 2010




September 3, 2009

Dear Parent(s) / Guardian(s);

Your child has expressed an interest in participating in the 2010 Black College Tour,
the dates of March 28 – April 2, 2010.

Please be advised that you are required to sign the application. Your signature
indicates that you are aware of your child’s intentions. Your signature also indicates
that you are aware of the tour fee of $450.00 and your attendance at mandatory
meetings as stated on the information sheet.

Please read the information sheet carefully and contact either of the undersigned if
there are any questions or concerns.


Sincerely,




Pamela Williams
Bridgette Liggons
2010 Black College Tour
Co-Chairpersons




                      Note: Do not return this page.




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                   2010 Black College Tour
                        Sponsored by
               Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
               Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter


This is a handy checklist to ensure you will submit a completed
application. Note: Do not send certified mail.

    Application complete with Parent/Guardian signature
    Official transcript submitted
       o Progress reports will only be accepted from Freshmen
         if a transcript is not available
    One and only one academic teacher recommendation form
     sealed in a separate envelope


                Note: Do not return this page.




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                                                     2010 Black College Tour
                                                           Sponsored by
                                                  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc
                                                  Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter
                                                       APPLICATION FORM

                                   PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY WITH BLUE OR BLACK INK OR TYPE


Name____________________________________________________________________ Age _________ T-shirt Size _______
       Last                    First           Middle

Address ___________________________________________________________________________ Zip Code _____________
                                                        City            State

Phone Number _________________________ Parent/Guardian Name(s) ____________________________________________

High School Attending _______________________________________________               Expected Graduation Date _____________

Circle Class Standing: Fr. Soph.     Jr.    Sr.                          Cumulative GPA__________ on a _________scale.

College / University Choice (s) ___________________________________________________________________________________

List high school activities in which you have participated in and offices held (i.e. athletics, band, clubs, etc.)
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
List any honors and awards received in high school ___________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
List any special talents you feel you possess ________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Describe any community service projects or unique endeavors in which you have been involved ________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What do you expect the Black College Tour to be like? ________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What are your expectations of college life? __________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any physical restrictions that you may have ______________________________________________________________________


Parent/Guardian Signature ________________________________________________________ Date ________________




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                                                      2010 Black College Tour
                                                           Sponsored by
                                                  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
                                                  Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter

                                         ACADEMIC TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM
To the applicant: Complete the following lines and then give this form to one of your present academic teachers. Please inform your
teacher that upon completion this recommendation should be returned to you in a sealed envelope.

Student’s Name ____________________________________________High School Attending: _________________________________
To the teacher: The above named student has applied for participation in our Black College Tour. Please return this form to the student in a
sealed envelope so that it may be submitted with the application packet by, postmarked by October 30, 2009. This information will be kept
strictly confidential.
Teacher’s Name______________________________________________________ Title: ______________________________________
Please check the following response for each of the following items:
BEHAVIOR                                                                       INDUSTRY
___ Consistently appropriate                                                   ___ Seeks additional work
___ Usually well behaved                                                       ___ Prepares assigned work regularly
___ Seldom appropriate                                                         ___ Needs occasional prodding
___ Inappropriate                                                              ___ Needs constant pressure

INITIATIVE                                                                     INFLUENCE/LEADERSHIP
___ Actively creative                                                          ___ Judgment well respected
___Self-Reliant                                                                ___ Contributes with important affairs
___ Seldom Initiates                                                           ___ Cooperative with minor affairs
___ Merely Conforms                                                            ___ Negative

CONCERN FOR OTHERS                                                             RESPONSIBILTY
___ Deeply concerned                                                           ___ Assumes responsibility well
___ Somewhat concerned                                                         ___ Usually dependable
___ Self-Centered                                                              ___ Somewhat dependable
___ Indifferent                                                                ___ Unreliable

INTEGRITY                                                                      EMOTIONAL STABILITY
___ Consistently trustworthy                                                   ___ Exceptionally stable
___ Generally Honest                                                           ___ Well-balanced
___ Questionable at times                                                      ___ Excitable or Unresponsive
___ Not at all dependable                                                      ___ Hyperemotional or Apathetic
Please list this student’s strengths_____________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Please list this student’s weaknesses__________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Any additional information that would prove to be helpful, such as known financial needs or work
experience_______________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                   Teacher’s estimate of this student’s future success, based on the purpose of this application:
                  ___ Little success ___ May encounter some difficulty           ___ Average         ___ Above Average

            Specific Recommendation: _____ Recommend                   _____ Not recommended that this student participate

Date____________ Teacher Signature___________________________________________________________ Dept.________________



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