Molly Elizabeth Malone, an initiate of Beta Sigma Chapter at The
University of Southern Mississippi, is one of 15 recipients of the
2003 Kappa Delta Sorority Corre Stegall Leadership Award.
One of Kappa
Delta's most prestigious awards, the Corre Stegall Leadership Award
is given to a student who shows outstanding leadership on her campus
and within the sorority while maintaining high scholastic achievement.
It is the highest award a Kappa Delta can receive while in college.
the Stegall Award has been the highlight of my membership in Kappa
Delta," Malone said. "It was a complete surprise, and
I know that I could not have received this award without the support
of my sorority sisters. Kappa Delta has made me a better person
by helping me become a well-rounded individual by encouraging me
to excel in academics, philanthropic endeavors, and campus involvement
throughout my college career."
Malone is public
relations major at Southern Miss. She has served as Kappa Delta's
president for 2003, Diamond Darling captain for the Southern Miss
baseball team, a Student Government Association senator and is a
member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary.
completed an internship in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Rep. Gene
Taylor (D-Bay St. Louis) and participated in a study-abroad program
in London, England. She is the daughter of Ted and Dawn Malone of
is an exceptional young woman," said Wynde Fitts, director
of Freshman Year Experience at Southern Miss and former director
of Greek Life at the university. "She's very deserving of that
1897, Kappa Delta Sorority's mission has been the formation and
perpetuation of fellowship, friendship and sisterly love among its
members; the encouragement of literature and education; the promotion
of social interest; and the furtherance of charitable and benevolent