For many years, Isabelle Buckner had the vision of coordinating an interest group in order to form a chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha in Lake County, Illinois.  In 1976, thanks to the wonderful women listed below, the dream became a reality.

Mary Alston

Delores Crews

Arminta James

Robbie Lightfoot

Brenda Head

Edna Warren

Eloise Williams

Isabelle Buckner

Joyce Epperson

Gwen Jones

Thelma Luther

Johnnye Tate

Faye Warren

Minnie Baldwin

Cynthia Hardin

Helena Johnson

Rosie Madison

Cleo Turk

Helen Watkins

***Angela Alexander and Karen Wright were unable to be a part of the chartering ceremony but were the first to join the chapter.