Condolences to the family and members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as they prepare to celebrate the life of National President Cheryl A. Hickmon. An outpouring of expressions of sympathy followed the news as national leaders, members of the Divine Nine and HBCU alums, paid tribute to the South Carolina State University graduate, who was elected in November 2021 at the National Convention held in Atlanta. She died Thursday, following a brief illness. Statement from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.:
CHERYL A. HICKMON
It is with great sorrow that Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. shares the passing of our beloved National President and Chair of the National Board of Directors, Cheryl A. Hickmon. President Hickmon transitioned peacefully on January 20, 2022 after a recent illness.
President Hickmon was a devoted member of Delta Sigma Theta since 1982 and served in various capacities at the chapter, region, and national level before being elected National President. She is remembered not only for her role as a leader but for being a colleague, friend, and most of all, sister.
The entire sisterhood of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated mourns the loss of President Hickmon. During this difficult time, we ask that you respect her family’s privacy and keep them in your prayers.