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52nd National Convention C O V E R A G E Welcome to Texas, Y’all!!! s18 THE 52ND NATIONAL CONVENTION WELCOME PARADE DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. BY VICKEE GRAY SYES In true Texan fashion, Dr. Paulette C. Walker, National President, led the 52nd National Convention pa-rade through downtown Houston on horseback July 24. With over 8,000 spectators reported by the city of Houston, including delegates, their families and friends, and local resi-dents, the rodeo-style parade gave parade goers an opportunity to see just how Houston rounds up every-one for a major celebration. “We hope that the people who visited Houston felt a ‘round-up’ welcome when they saw the parade and that they were as excited as we were,” said Wanda Adams, grand pa-rade chair and member of Suburban Houston-Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter. Over 20 participating groups contributed to the success of the pa- Dr. Paulette C. Walker, National President, kicks off the Welcome Parade in true Texas style. PHOTO BY SHARON FARMER


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