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Wilma Wilson Sharp Scholarship— Brittany Burns,  I am a 19-year-old biology major with a pre-med focus from Saginaw Valley State University, MI. I joined the Delta Sigma Chapter in January 2006. In addition to , I am involved in student government, the biology club and the health professions club.

Amy M. Swisher Scholarship— Julie Wiley Levine,  I am the director of lower school admissions at Cape Henry Collegiate School in Virginia Beach, VA. I serve  as the district facilitator for District 4. I am thankful for my supportive husband, Marc, as I work toward my educational doctorate at The George Washington University. I also enjoy being a mom to my daughter, Madison, 7, and Wiley, my 5-year-old son. I continue to volunteer and support Alpha Sigma Alpha because I want our organization to continue to develop and grow for the future members of , one of which will hopefully be my daughter.

Mary Turner Gallagher Scholarship— Anna Rathjen,  I am a member of the Phi Phi Chapter at Northwest Missouri State University. I am pursuing an elementary education degree with an early childhood minor. I am very involved on the Northwest campus, especially with activities associated with  and the Northwest Ambassador program. After graduation, I plan to move back home to Nebraska to begin a teaching career in which I hope to impact the lives of many students.

Lois V. Beers Scholarship— Jodi Main,  I am a member of the Zeta Mu Chapter at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO. I am a junior majoring in economics with a minor in general business. I plan to graduate in May 2008 and will then pursue a doctorate in the field of economics.


Beta Zeta Scholarship— Kristin Rice, - I am a senior mechanical engineering student at Kettering University, MI, and a member of the Delta Nu-B Chapter. I grew up in Pullman, WA, but have called Albany, NY my home since my parents recently moved there. My favorite hobbies are backpacking and enjoying the great outdoors, as well as playing my violin.

Dr. Rosalie Messina Simari Scholarship— Keegan David,  I joined the Beta Lambda Chapter, University of Central Arkansas, in the fall of 1997. I graduated with a bachelor of science in special education and continued my education at University of Central Missouri where I received a masters of science in college student personnel administration. I then worked for three years at a small, liberal arts institution where I served as the associate dean of students. Currently, I am working full-time on my doctor of education in adult and higher education at Northern Illinois University. I also serve as the chapter advisor for Beta Rho.

Beta Sigma President Scholarship— Valerie Vance,  I am currently working on my real estate license as well as being actively involved in the Beta Sigma Chapter, Missouri State University, as their president. My hobbies include dancing and exercising, and I will graduate in the spring with a major in finance.

Beta Sigma Treasurer Scholarship— Jona Larsen,  I am the current treasurer of the Beta Sigma Chapter, and attend Missouri State University working toward a double major in fashion design and merchandising. Upon graduation, I hope to work for a motorcycle apparel company designing women’s off-road motorcycle gear.

2007–08 Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation Board of Trustees CHAIRMAN:

Jane Oleszewski Martin,


Jessica Bridwell McKenna,


Johanna Haag Gardner,


Anita L. Reichling,


Diane Yencic James, Angela Dantzler Bauldree, Nancy Nugent Morley, Bente Fein


Lori White Scott,

President,  National Council Kim Benson,  Vice President of Finance,  National Council

FALL 2007


Profile for Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

The Phoenix of Alpha Sigma Alpha: Fall 2007  

Volume 93: Number 4

The Phoenix of Alpha Sigma Alpha: Fall 2007  

Volume 93: Number 4