The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International       Alpha Mu State, Montana       Lambda Chapter


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CHAPTER HISTORY

Lambda Chapter was organized April 13, 1948 by Dr. Catherine Nutterville and assisted by Eta Chapter. The membership includes women educators from: Columbia Falls; Hungry Horse; Kalispell; Kila; Libby; and Whitefish.

Charter members included:
Lulu Barnard
Mabel Morley Chester
Edith D. Dahl
Jennie C. Eaton
Agnes L. Field
Edith B. Fox
Grace Hansen
Dorris Harbert
Lucetta F. Hope
Dorothy E. Hutchinson
Margaret Nichols Hankins
Blanche Barkenbus Kruger
Julie C. Ross
Dorothy Schoknecht
Charlotta Slack
Alice Wolfe


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Coat of Arms:

A flaming lamp and open book representing wisdom, scholarship and knowledge; along with a band of gold and three Tudor roses, symbolizing the Society's ideals of friendship, loyalty, and helpfulness; are displayed on a red shield, a color chosen for courage. The prominent cup celebrates knowledge. The glancing laurel sprays symbolize our tradition of achievement.

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Key Pin

The key pin is the emblem of membership in Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. The golden ellipse exemplifies the work of each member for the good of all; the laurel leaves symbolize the distinction, which those who wear the key have achieved; and the cup represents knowledge. Members are to wear the key pin in a vertical position over their heart.

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Updated: 12/19/12