- Open to: Undergraduate Students
- Chapter(s) Eligible: Gamma Iota (Texas Tech)
Darcel was initiated by the Gamma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi in spring of 1971. She has been an active volunteer of Alpha Phi International for nearly two decades, spanning positions from district governor to alumnae regional director. She received the Polaris Award in 2006 for her outstanding loyalty and continuous contributions to Alpha Phi on the regional level. Most recently, Darcel served on the Foundation Board of Directors. She is active with the Houston, Texas alumnae chapter and manages membership recommendations for several southern schools including Alabama.
Darcel is also a heart disease survivor. Her personal story was featured in the Winter 2012 issue of the Quarterly
and can be read here