Tracey Oliver-Davis Receives Distinguished Service Award
(May 18, 2022) Cedarbrook Middle School science teacher Tracey Oliver-Davis was recently honored with a Distinguished Service Award at the 15th annual National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) of Southern Pennsylvania's Greek Gala honoring pandemic heroes.
The Quaker City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. chose Oliver-Davis to receive the award from the NPHC of Southeastern PA, which includes 26 Black Greek organizations. Each chapter had an honoree presented at the annual gala. All of the organizations were founded on Christian principles for the purpose of community service focused on the Black community.
During the pandemic at Cheltenham, Oliver-Davis served on the health and wellness reopening committee and made home visits to deliver student awards every marking period of the 2021 school year.
For the last 28 years and throughout the pandemic, Oliver-Davis has actively participated in the Quaker City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has served as the chapter financial secretary, chapter fundraising chair, chapter technology committee member, chapter information and communications committee member, and chapter nominating committee member.
The Quaker City Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on October 17, 1976. For more than four decades, its purpose has been to enhance Philadelphia through public service programs which support the sorority’s national “Five-Point Programmatic Thrust.” Chapter members are dedicated to emulating the ideals and values of its 22 illustrious founders to support, uplift, and directly impact the African-American community in Philadelphia.