The Samford University chapter of Delta Omicron international music fraternity received an Award of Excellence from its national board of directors.
Six chapters nationwide were selected for the annual recognition. The designation is based on outstanding work in chapter efficiency, campus/community service, music, music service, scholarship and publicity.
The Samford chapter was cited for its work with children at Kids in Divine Service Christian Music Center in downtown Birmingham and its participation in other community and campus events. It was chosen by audition to perform the National Anthem at the Atlanta Braves baseball game on Sept. 10.
Emily Parker, a senior music major from Huntsville, is Samford chapter president.