Dr. Jeanne L. Noble GEMS Institute
A MENTORING PROGRAM FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN GIRLS IN GRADES 9-12
The Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully) Institute, a mentoring program for African-American girls in high school, sponsored by the North Central Texas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service organization founded in 1913 by 22 black women dedicated to uplifting their community in the areas of educational development, economic development, and many other powerful ways. The Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute is one of Delta’s flagship programs that has been in existence for well over 40 years.
The goals for the Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute are: to instill the need to excel academically; to provide tools that enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success to assist girls in proper goal setting and planning for their futures in high school and beyond; and to create compassionate, caring, community minded young women by actively involving them in service learning and community service opportunities.
The goals of the Delta G.E.M.S Program are:
To develop strong, confident and respectful young ladies and prepare them to take an active role in their success and society. To instill in girls the need to excel academically.
To provide tools that will enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic successes.
To assist girls in proper goal setting and planning for their futures.
To create compassionate, caring, and community minded young women by actively involving them in service learning and community service opportunities.
NCTA Participant Criteria:
In order to participate in the Delta G.E.M.S program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be Ages 14 – 18.
Be Grades 9 through 12.
NCTA Participant Profile:
Delta G.E.M.S is designed for young ladies who exemplify one or more of the following characteristics:
Who have potential, but need guidance, support, and skills to achieve success.
Who are interested in developing leadership skills.
Who are actively pursuing college and/or career options?
Who needs encouragement and support in pursuit of higher learning.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Committee Chair at GEMS@dstncta.org
Delta GEMS Committee Chair
Delta GEMS Committee Co-Chair