Alumna  Receives the Colby Award

August 11, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Nancy Brown Bicket, Class of 1967 was one of three alumnae that received the Colby Award from Sigma Kappa Sorority during their 84th National Convention held July 7 in Orlando, Fla.

According to the organization’s announcement, Bicket of Bloomington, who spent her career with State Farm Insurance providing leadership in the development of several ground-breaking technologies, was recognized for her achievements in the field of information systems and technology.

The Colby Award is named in honor of Colby College where Sigma Kappa was founded in 1874. The award, the highest honor given by the national sorority, is presented at each national convention to nationally-known alumnae in recognition of their career achievements.

The Sigma Kappa Sorority is a national not-for-profit organization of more than 156,000 women dedicated to excellence in academic, personal character and service to society. According to the sorority, the purpose of Sigma Kappa is to “provide women lifelong opportunities and support for social, intellectual and spiritual development by bringing women together to positively impact our communities.”

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