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Zeta Tau Alpha

Theta Zeta Chapter Newsletter

“Love... The Greatest of all things!” THIS$ year$ has$ been$ a$great$ one$

create$ deep$ and$ meaningful$

for$ the$ Theta$ Zeta$ Chapter$ of$

conversations”$ with$ the$ girls$ in$

ZTA$ at$ Wofford.$ We$ were$

order$to$form$honest$and$lasting$

declared$

Carolina’s$

connections.$ Our$ recruitment$

Outstanding$ Chapter$at$ Zeta$Day$

success$lead$us$to$be$recognized$

in$ February,$ an$ honor$ we$ could$

at$ the$ annual$ Zeta$ Day,$ where$

not$ have$ achieved$ without$ the$

our$chapter$won$awards$for$our$

hard$ work$ of$ all$ of$ the$ sisters.$

Recruitment$ Excellence$ and$ our$

Recruitment$

New$ Member$Programming.$We$

South$

was$

a$

huge$

success$–$not$ only$did$we$meet$ quota,$but$we$beat$it$by$five$and$

our$ recruitment$ parties$ and$ initiated$ every$ girl$ that$ pledged$

are$ so$ excited$ to$ welcome$ our$ beautiful$ new$ members,$ and$

ZTA,$ thanks$ to$ the$ efforts$ of$ VP$ hope$ to$ repeat$ this$ incredible$ III$Louisa$Jacobs.$She$says$during$ recruitment$ process$ next$ year$ new$ members$ to$ our$ chapter.$ recruitment,$our$goal$“was$to$ and$in$the$years$to$come.$$$ We$ had$ a$ 100%$ return$ rate$ to$ welcomed$ thirtyOfive$ beautiful$

Have You Heard….?

You$can$follow$Theta$Zeta$on$all$your$favorite$social$media$websites!$ Follow$us$on$Twitter$and$Instagram$@woffordzta,$and$like$our$Facebook$ page$(Zeta$Tau$Alpha$at$Wofford$College).$$

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Theta Zeta Fall and Interim Newsletter

“Beauties for Breast Cancer”

Theta Zeta launches its first ever charity fashion show I N$ November$ of$ 2012,$ Wofford$ chapter$ of$ ZTA$ began$ a$ new$ charity$

tradition.$

Under$

the$

leadership$ of$ Rachel$ Jones,$ we$ were$ able$ to$ plan$ and$ execute$ an$ entire$ fashion$ show$ to$ support$ our$ national$ charity$ by$ raising$ awareness$ and$ education$ about$ breast$ cancer.$ This$ event,$ which$ was$ in$ the$ making$ since$ spring,$ featured$ donated$ clothing$ from$ local$ boutiques$ like$ Two$ Doors$ Down,$ Three$ Sisters$ Boutique,$ Oops!,$ Couture$ Closets,$ Pink$ on$ Main,$ Urbanista,$ Lemon$ Peel,$ and$ Prices.$ These$ generous$ donors$ offered$discounts$to$ticket$buyers$ with$proof$of$purchase.$A$runway$ was$ set$ up$ in$ the$ Michael$ S.$ Brown$ Center,$ and$ the$ show$ featured$ male$ models$ from$ the$ Sigma$ Alpha$ Epsilon$ fraternity.$

Theta Zeta welcomes back our beautiful Natalie Hahn! On$ July$ 24,$ 2012,$ rising$

much$ better$ place.$ It$ was$ this$

sophomore$ Natalie$ Hahn$ was$

Nattitude$ that$ inspired$ our$

diagnosed$

three$

entire$ ZTA$ chapter$ to$ take$

ovarian$ cancer$ during$ a$ routine$

actions$ against$ ovarian$ cancer$

chapter$ after$ her$ freshman$ year$

through$

here$ as$ a$ Zeta$ Tau$ Alpha.$ Since$

Nattitude$ car$ decals,$ hundreds$

her$diagnosis,$Natalie$has$not$only$

of$Stella$and$Dot$Ovarian$Cancer$

beat$ the$ lifeOthreatening$ disease,$

Tribute$ bracelets,$ and$ even$ a$

but$inspired$her$sisters,$peers,$and$

headband$ was$ named$ "The$

countless$ other$ people$ with$ her$

Nattitude"$ in$ her$ honor$ through$

energetic$ spirit$ and$ downright$

Headbands$ for$ Hope.$ $ Natalie$ is$

refusal$to$succumb$to$cancer.$$

a$ living$ example$ of$ hope:$ her$

with$

stage$

Natalie$ was$ front$ and$ center$

thousands$

of$

Got$

attitude$ sets$ an$ example$ to$

at$ girls’$ bid$ day,$ despite$ the$ fact$

anyone$she$encounters.$$

that$ she$ was$ in$ between$ chemo$

$

treatments.$She$never$let$any$trial$

semester,$we$get$to$welcome$her$

dampen$ her$ spirit.$ Her$ boyfriend$

back$to$Wofford$with$us.$It$ is$so$

named$

spirit$

powerful$ to$ have$ such$ a$ strong,$

“Nattitude.”$ This$ “Nattitude”$ has$

confident,$ faithful,$ positive,$ and$

was.$ In$ one$ night,$ the$ sisters$ of$

contributed$ more$ to$ our$ chapter$

caring$ woman$ as$ a$ member$ of$

Theta$ Zeta$ managed$ to$ raise$

than$

have$

our$sorority.$We$have$learned$so$

$2,430.$Please$keep$an$eye$out$for$

imagined.$ If$ everyone$ could$ have$

much$from$Natalie’s$success$and$

the$ next$ annual$ “Beauties$ for$

half$ the$ amount$ of$ Nattitude$ that$

are$ so$ blessed$ to$ have$ her$ back$

Breast$Cancer”$fashion$show!$$

she$has$then$the$world$would$be$a$

and$thriving$as$a$ZTA!$$

Models$ from$ Zeta$ Tau$ Alpha$ Upstate,$ Kappa$ Alpha$ Theta,$ Tri$ Delta,$

and$

Kappa$

Delta$

volunteered$ their$ time$ to$ make$ the$event$the$wonderful$success$it$

her

we$

fighter’s$

ever$

would$

And$now,$during$the$spring$


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Theta Zeta Fall and Interim Newsletter

Snapshot:

THETA ZETA ON CAMPUS:

Think Pink…

Keeping up the tradition our$ annual$ Think$

auction$ that$ took$ place$ before$

Pink$ Week,$ our$ chapter$ put$ in$

the$Homecoming$ game,$raising$

hours$of$work$and$managed$to$

$2,325$ by$ auctioning$ gift$

raise$

recordObreaking$

baskets,$ vacations,$ and$ other$

amount$ of$ money$ to$ benefit$

creative$ and$ valuable$ gifts$

our$ national$ charity.$ The$ week$

donated$

consisted$ of$ many$ different$

themselves.$

components$ that$ helped$ to$

success$ was$ our$ Think$ Pink$

raise$ a$ total$ of$ $6,147.75.$ Zeta$

Dinner,$ held$ on$ October$ 25$ in$

Tau$ Alpha$ partnered$ with$ the$

the$pavilion$outside$of$Phase$V.$

Fraternity$Row$at$Wofford$and$

Parents$of$local$Zeta$Tau$Alpha$

held$ a$ “pink$ out”$ competition$

sisters$ volunteered$ their$ time$

between$ the$ houses,$ declaring$

to$ grill$ hamburgers$ for$ the$

Kappa$ Sigma$ the$ winner$ and$

event,$ our$ most$ successful$

raising$ $500$ in$ this$ event$

dinner$ yet.$ We$ collectively$

alone.$ By$ incorporating$ other$

raised$ $3,322.75$ in$ one$ night,$

Greek$ organizations$ in$ the$

the$ most$ we$ have$ collected$ at$

week,$ we$ definitely$ increased$

the$ dinner$ yet.$ We$ thank$

enthusiasm$ throughout$ the$

everyone$ who$made$this$event$

campus.$We$then$held$a$silent$$

a$ success,$ and$ hope$ to$ see$ an$

DURING$

a$

by$

the$ Our$

sisters$ biggest$

even$bigger$turnout$next$year!$$


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Theta Zeta Fall and Interim Newsletter

Shag-a-thon: April 18, 2013

Our$ annual$ ShagOaOthon$ will$ take$ place$ on$ April$18.$This$fundraising$event$includes$food,$ dancing,$ prizes,$ and$ of$ course,$ a$ shagging$ contest.$ This$ is$ our$ largest$ fundraiser$ of$ the$ year$ O$ last$ year$ we$ raised$ over$ $20,000.$ Donations$ are$ taxOdeductible!$ Please$ contact$ woffordztafundraising@gmail.com$ if$ you$ may$ be$ interested$ in$ making$ a$ contribution$ or$ buying$a$ticket$and$joining$in$the$fun.$We$hope$ to$hear$from$you,$and$that$you$will$mark$your$ calendars$for$our$favorite$event$of$the$year!$

Congrats To our sisters! Engaged: Kinli Bare ‘08 & Matt Abee ‘10

Ryann Kroske ’13 & Andrew McCall

Grad School:

Cailey$Rowe$’13$will$be$attending$ USC$to$earn$her$Masters$in$ Accounting$ $

Mary$Katherine$DuBose$’13$will$ attend$Wake$Forest$University$for$ their$Masters$of$Science$in$ Accountancy$program$ $

Emily$Dobson$’13$will$attend$USC$ Law$School.$$ $

Becca$Bryson$’13$will$attend$UNC$ Dental$School.$$ $

Taylor Buckner ’13 & $

Phillip Grimshaw

Alex$Heil$‘13$will$earn$her$Masters$ in$Education$at$Converse$College.$ $

Jennings$Johnstone$will$attend$ USC$for$marriage,$couples,$and$ family$counseling$programming.$

Achievements: Kirsten$Hulon$’13$completed$ Columbia’s$Famously$Hot$Half$ Marathon$on$March$9,$2013.$$ Katie$Wiebusch$’13$earned$her$ Yoga$Teacher$Certification.$ Sara$Fowler$was$selected$from$ 45,000$applicants$for$Teach$for$ America$Corps.$$ Brittany$Flemming$spent$her$ interim$counseling$juveniles$in$ jail,$and$was$accepted$into$Alpha$ Epsilon$Delta$Honor$Society.$ Hilary$Royer$worked$her$1,000th$ hour$as$a$Certified$Nurse$ Assistant.$ Ryann$Kroske$and$Jennings$ Johnstone$will$be$inducted$into$ Phi$Beta$Kappa$Honor$Society$at$ the$end$of$June.$$

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