Beta Epsilon Zeta celebrates 80 years of service

Commemorative tree planting ceremony to be held
Published: Oct. 20, 2022 at 6:49 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Local Sorority, Beta Epsilon Zeta will be celebrating its 80 years of servicing the area by holding a commemorative tree planting ceremony.

On Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. the tree-planting ceremony will begin at Queensborough Elementary, the nonprofit’s adopt-a-school. The organization supports the school through tutoring, supplies snacks during testing, and supplies goods for teacher appreciation week.

Location: 2701 Catherine Street

Beta Epsilon Zeta was founded on Oct. 29, 1942, as a chapter of Zeta Phi Beta, on the principles of scholarship, service, sisterhood, and womanhood.

The nonprofit sponsors a $5000 scholarship for students entering college every year.

This year the organization is offering a senior fees assistance reward of $1080 for a high school senior with pictures and graduation fees.