A Louisiana Tech senior kinesiology major has been chosen as the recipient of Kappa Delta Sorority’s Corre Anding Stegall Leadership Award.

Tori Harwood, of West Monroe, received her award during the sorority’s National Leadership Conference held in Boston.

The award is named for Tech’s vice president for university advancement and former Kappa Delta national president, Corre Stegall. The leadership awards are presented annually to the top echelon of Kappa Delta student leaders who have demonstrated high academic performance and outstanding leadership within their chapters and on their college campuses. These leadership awards are the highest individual honors the sorority gives to undergraduate members and were awarded to 10 young women from across the nation.

Tori Harwood

Harwood is president of Kappa Delta’s Alpha Chi chapter and has served as the sorority chapter’s vice president of operations, secretary, recruitment party chairman and leader of the Sisterhood Enrichment Team. Her campus involvement includes serving the Student Government Association as a senator for the College of Education, being co-founder of Blue Goes Green, being junior class representative for the Exercise, Science and Physical Education organization and working as a mentor for The Solution.

Kappa Delta was founded in 1897 in Farmville, Va., and has more than 200,000 members, 133 active collegiate chapters and 492 chartered alumnae associations. Kappa Delta is the creator of National Women’s Friendship Day, and members support national philanthropies such as: Prevent Child Abuse America; Kappa Delta Orthopedic Awards; Children’s Hospital of Richmond, Va.; and Girl Scouts of the USA. Kappa Delta’s headquarters is in Memphis, Tenn.

Written by Judith Roberts