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Zeta Tau Alpha

Issue 3, May 4, 2013

April & May 2013 The sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha Delta Mu would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy summer.

Happy Birthday!

Do not forget to wish these sisters a Happy Birthday! ä 4/30 Olivia Mayoza ä 5/1 Dakota Harris ä 5/7 Beth Parnell ä 5/21 Jenn Harper ä 5/21 Katie Totolo ä 5/23 Connie Huff ä 5/25 Rachel McBroom ä 6/5 Kaela Grooms ä 6/6 Kenzie Perry ä 6/16 Chelsea Chandler ä 6/25 Niki Hensley ä 6/29 Megan Leander ä 6/30 Tessa Rickman ä 7/1 Emily Plant ä 7/2 Victoria Finley ä 7/16 Sarah Fulcher ä 7/24 Tori Johnson ä 7/24 Erica White

Summer is in the air! We cannot believe that the school year is over already, and what a year it has been. From our first formal recruitment back on campus to doubling the money raised at Big Man On Campus, we have had an amazing school year. Many of our sisters are participating in amazing opportunities this summer and we cannot wait to keep you updated on their journeys.


Zeta Tau Alpha

Issue 3, May 4,2013

Relay for Life This year UTM’s Relay for Life Committee had a goal of raising $20,000 for the American Cancer Society. They exceeded this goal and raised over $25,000.

Who do YOU relay for? One of the highlights of our Relay for Life was the long wall of posters displaying whom we Relay for. Our sister April Hawkins Relay’s for her mother Jennifer Hawkins who lost her battle with breast cancer. April did a great job setting up our booth and helping us raise money for the event.

Traveling Max Every year at Relay for Life, entertainer Traveling Max has many activities for every one at Relay to participate in. Pictured in the bottom right, sisters Danielle Johnson and Niki Hensley were dancing in a Congo line around the gym. Relay for Life was a memory many of us will never forget!

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Zeta Tau Alpha

Issue 3, May 4,2013

Mother’s Day Tea “To receive much, you must give much… and you have given us everything”

Pictured right is the sister who planned it all, Wendy Mills. Wendy and her mother worked very hard the morning of to make sure that our Mother’s Day Tea was perfect. And it was. Thanks for an amazing day, Wendy!

Throwing what they know! Pictured right are our mothers throwing the crown.

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Zeta Tau Alpha

Senior Spotlight

Issue 3, May 4,2013

This semester we will have 5 amazing Zeta ladies graduating. They will each go out into the world holding the words of our creed in their hearts and living out those words each and everyday. We cannot find the worlds to explain how proud we are of each and every one of you. May all of your dreams become a reality.

Jennifer Harper will be graduating with a degree in Communications. Over her four years at UTM she has been involved in many organizations on campus, including the UTM yearbook, University Singers, PEP, and many other leadership programs. Off campus, Jenn volunteered as a camp counselor and taught a fourth grade class at church. Upon graduation, Jenn hopes to become a freelance consultant for companies to help them create more effective training programs.

After graduation Savannah Jones will be moving to McLean, Virginia, a short 20 minute drive from Washington DC. She will be a management intern with Nordstrom! One day Savannah hopes to be a clothing buyer for a large company, live in an amazing city where she will meet her husband. They will have 4 children, become foster parents and travel the world.

Hillary Mead will be graduating this summer with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design. Through out college she has had the opportunity to be involved at both Freed-Hardeman University and UT Martin. She has been involved in Greek life, active in art, theatre and church groups. Hillary plans to move to Nashville at the end of the summer to get a job in publishing and advertising. Her dream is to work in Texas, California, and New York. Hillary would like to design playbills for Broadway. Someday, she plans to be married and be as active as possible in a ZTA Alumnae chapter.

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Zeta Tau Alpha

Senior Spotlight

Issue 3, May 4,2013

This semester we will have 5 amazing Zeta ladies graduating. They will each go out into the world holding the words of our creed in their hearts and living out those words each and everyday. We cannot find the worlds to explain how proud we are of each and every one of you. May all of your dreams become a reality.

Amber Watson will be graduating with a degree in chemistry, in hopes of attending medical school. Amber wants to become a general practitioner or become a surgeon. This fall Amber will be continuing her undergraduate by earning a degree in biology, as well as teaching labs in the science department. Throughout her years in ZTA, Amber has been very involved with ZTA by being a member of the step team for a few years, and serving as our Ritual Chair our first year back on campus.

Kelsey Back will be graduating with a degree in Management, with a specialization in Hospital Management. Kelsey will be getting married this May! She will be staying in Martin for a few years. In the future, she has hopes to have children and continue to live in Tennessee.

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Summer Plans The sisters of Delta Mu have an amazing summer planned, from mission trips, to travel studies and everything in between we will have a busy summer ahead of us.

Travel Studies Marilyn Tyree and Sara Palmer will be going to Washington DC this May with our International Studies Program. Christine Hassell and Amber Watson will be traveling through the Amazon Rainforest and Brazil for 10 days in May. Jessie Hollingsworth will be in London, England for 4 days in June.

Internships and Exciting Jobs

Mission trips

Four of our sisters have received wonderful internships for the summer. Senior Savannah Jones will be traveling to McLean, Virginia for a management internship with Nordstrom, while senior Candace Wood will be interning with Jackson-Madison General Hospital in Jackson, TN. Junior, Cesalee Mullen will be interning with Mass Mutual Financial and Sophomore Jesi Ogg will be working with Tennessee Farm Bureau in Colombia, Tennessee. Sophomore Dana Maurizio will be working with the Civilian Marksmanship Program traveling the country teaching and coaching competitive rifle. Brittany Berry will be working with the Tennessee Governors School for Agriculture Science and traveling through the state for agriculture programs.

Three of our sisters will be traveling the country and the world participating in mission trips. Megan Hummer will travel to Lake Tahoe to teach children about Jesus in June and July. Rachel McBroom will be in Kentucky in June and July, teaching children how to ride horses and about Jesus. Finally, our sister Tori Johnson will be in Romania for a few weeks in July on a mission trip.

Wedding Bells “Goin' to the chapel and we're gonna get married�. This summer two of our sister are getting married, Kelsey Back in May and Marilauren Anderson in June. Congratulations sisters!


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Recipe of the Month: Southern Fruit Tea

Those hot summer days are soon to be upon us. What is better than to cool down with a nice cold glass of iced tea? This month we has twisted this age-old classic to something that is sure to tempt your taste buds! Ingredients: • • • • • •

Tea bags for 2 gallons tea 1 1/2 quarts boiling water 2 cups sugar 1 (48-ounce) can pineapple juice 1 (12-ounce) can frozen orange juice 1 (12-ounce) can frozen lemonade

Directions: Place tea bags in bowl or pitcher. Pour boiling water over tea bags. Add sugar, stirring to dissolve. Let tea bags steep in sugar water several hours or overnight. Discard tea bags. Pour tea into a large bowl. Add juices, stirring well. Pour equal amounts into two one-gallon jugs. Add water to each to fill jug. Refrigerate. Shake well before serving.

Executive Council President- Kelsey Breland ztadeltamupresident@gmail.com VPI Programs Council- Brittany Berry bridberr@ut.utm.edu VPII NM Educator- Marilauren Anderson mareande@ut.utm.edu Questions, ideas, things you want to see more of? We VPIII Membership- Christine Hassell want to know! chrjhass@ut.utm.edu Recording Secretary- Niki Hensley Contact, Historian-Reporter, Dana Maurizio Delatmusec@gmail.com Treasurer- Dakota Harris danemaur@ut.utm.edu (908) 310-8231 daklharr@ut.utm.edu Historian-Reporter- Dana Maurizio danemaur@ut.utm.edu Ritual Chair- Victoria Finley vicrfinl@ut.utm.edu Panhellenic Delegate- Jacie Pride jaccprid@ut.utm.edu Academic Achievement Chairman- Taylor Wade tayewade@ut.utm.edu Risk Reduction and Education Chairman- Chelsey Lassiter cherlass@ut.utm.edu


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