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
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.”
Contact: Sherry Wallace, (309) 556-3181