Mrs. Sabrina Wicker
Charter Member, Sandhills Alumnae Chapter
Mrs. Sabrina Wicker is a native of Lee County. She was born and raised in Sanford, North Carolina. Her parents were Percy and Lucille Lamar. She is the oldest of 6 siblings. Mrs. Wicker graduated from Sanford Central High School (1973). Mrs. Wicker received her Bachelor of Science degree from Shaw University and her Master of Business Administration from Webster University. She has been an educator for over 29 years.
Mrs. Wicker is an active member of National Council of Negro Women (FAS), a member of Citizens for Effective Actions and Decisions (CEAD), and a Trustee at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Wicker identifies her mother, Lucille Lamar as the most influential woman in her life. She showed her the results of hard work and perseverance. Mrs. Wicker stated, “I stand on the shoulders of all female educators on the primary and secondary school level who were the epitome of productive, respectful citizens, and true women.” They taught her how to carry herself as a lady from a young age and she cherishes the memories.
After the death of her children’s father, Mrs. Wicker was faced with raising her 3 children while working fulltime and attending college. She had an excellent support system in her mother and best friend. Their love and support helped her over barriers and accomplish her goals.
Mrs. Wicker was initiated into Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated by the Johnston Alumnae Chapter April 14, 2006. She is a charter member of Sandhills Alumnae Chapter. Currently, Mrs. Wicker serves as the chapter’s Financial Secretary.
Mrs. Wicker’s willingness to learn from others, ability to listen, and compassion for others makes her a good leader. She is firm but fair. Her advice to young women seeking leadership roles is to “be willing to learn from others, be slow to anger and respect the opinions of others. Be the best version of yourself.” Mrs. Wicker explains the need for more women in leadership to ensure the rights of women, children and elderly are being heard and included in government.