Chapters earn “pearls” from June 1 through May 31 each year. One pearl, up to a maximum of seven pearls, is awarded for the attainment of each of the criteria as identified on the ΑΔΚ Pearls of Achievement Award Checklist. A chapter will be recognized as a 7 “pearl” chapter if it meets all seven of the criteria.
BENEFITS OF THE AWARD
Challenges chapters to strive for excellence
Recognizes thriving chapters
Promotes pride in membership
Motivates chapter to complete forms on time
Encourages chapters to take advantage of learning / training opportunities at the regional and international levels
Identifies chapters who may need assistance from their S/P/N Membership Consultant and / or S/P/N President