The Hammond Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosted a Mother/Daughter Tea in May for its 2013-14 Delta Academy participants.

Delta Academy enhances the education female teenagers receive in public schools and helps them to develop leadership skills, organizers said. This year, Delta Academy participated in various activities and field trips to promote education, self-esteem, health and physical fitness. This year’s Delta Academy participants were from Amite West Side Middle, Loranger Junior High, Hammond Junior High and Nesom School.