On June 22, 2019, Mrs. Audrey Barnes Singleton was honored by Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated as she celebrated 50 years of continuous active membership. Initiated into Gamma Upsilon chapter in May 1969 at Savannah State College (University) and upon graduation transferred to the Gamma Sigma Omega chapter in September, she has continued to devotedly serve.
Held at St. Philip Monumental AME Church in Savannah, Georgia, reflections were given of Mrs. Singleton’s service to her church, community, family and Alpha Kappa Alpha. Recognizing her 50 years of membership and achievements, Mrs. Singleton served as Graduate Advisor to the Gamma Upsilon Chapter for 2 years and the Sigma Tau Chapter (then Armstrong Atlantic State University) for 11 years. Because of her commitment to service she has received numerous honors: 1989 Gamma Sigma Omega Sisterhood Award; 1992-1994 Service Award; 1994 Silver Star; 1996 Life Member; 2009 Gamma Sigma Omega Soror of the Year Award; and 2010 Basileus Award and Exceptional Graduate Advisor Award. She was appointed by the Alpha Kappa Alpha South Atlantic
Regional Director to the South Atlantic Region Investigation and Evaluation team and the South Atlantic Region Undergraduate Task Force Committee.
During the celebration, Mrs. Singleton was inducted into the “Golden Circle” joining 19 GSO members with more than 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha. Mrs. Charlene Jones, GSO vice president presented her plaque for her service and dedication. In accepting this tribute, Mrs. Singleton thanked her family for their support, encouragement and patience.
Mrs. Singleton is the wife of Marion Singleton and the mother of AKA members, Lisa Singleton Hill and Dr. Lori Singleton Mukwada and the proud grandmother of Carson Mukwada.