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Karen Pomerantz Tandy Award of Achievement

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Karen Pomerantz Tandy Award of Achievement

The Award of Distinction was renamed the Award of Achievement in 1955. The scope was broadened to include sisters who were making a difference in the world through education, journalism, politics, the arts, business, etc. This particular award was given to Karen Pomerantz Tandy (Gamma Rho, Texas Tech University) in 2006 for her professional work with the Drug Enforcement Administration, an agency of the United States Department of Justice. She was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 31, 2003. She was the first female head of the DEA.