2016 National Convention Collegiate Awards

The National Council extends congratulations to these members and chapters for receiving the following awards at the 2016 National Convention, held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida on July 6-10, 2016.

Council Award

This award shall be presented to a chapter or chapters for six years of high consistent achievement.

Beta Gamma Chapter, University of Louisville

 

Crest Award

This award shall be presented to outstanding college chapters that have excelled consistently in all areas of college programming.

Beta Gamma Chapter, University of Louisville

Delta Delta Chapter, Georgia State University

Delta Tau Chapter, Temple University

Epsilon Sigma Chapter, Wayne State University

Gamma Chi Chapter, Ball State University

Omicron Beta Chapter, Stockton University

Omicron Pi Chapter, Frostburg State University

Omicron Zeta Chapter, Randolph-Macon College

Theta Theta Chapter, DePaul University

Xi Lambda Chapter, University of San Francisco

Xi Nu Chapter, Tarleton State University

Zeta Phi Chapter, Slippery Rock University

Zeta Rho Chapter, William Jewell College

 

Caryatides Award consists of six statues presented to those chapters which have best envisioned and fulfilled a New Member Education Program that has brought enrichment to the new members.

Delta Delta Chapter, Georgia State University

Epsilon Sigma Chapter, Wayne State University

Omicron Alpha Chapter, St. Mary’s University

Pi Epsilon Chapter, Clemson University

Xi Upsilon Chapter, Northeastern University

Zeta Rho Chapter, William Jewell College

 

Betty Heusch Agler President’s Award shall be an outstanding achievement award to be given at each Convention to a chapter which has shown special achievement or has handled an unusual/critical situation in an exemplary manner, bringing credit to Delta Zeta Sorority in general and its chapter members individually.

Xi Omega Chapter, Purdue University

 

Founders Award

Six candlesticks commemorating our six Founders shall be given to the chapter or chapters with a high record of achievement over the previous two-year period. Eligible chapters shall be judged on membership, financial standing, cooperation, college programs, philanthropies and standing on campus.

Epsilon Sigma Chapter, Wayne State University

Omicron Zeta Chapter, Randolph Macon College

 

Genevieve Schmitt Memorial Plaque shall be given to the college chapter with the highest academic rating.

Alpha Alpha Chapter, Northwestern University

 

Gertrude Houk Fariss Award shall be presented jointly to recognize outstanding alumnae-collegiate chapter programming and activity.

Phoenix Valley Alumnae Chapter and the Pi Zeta Chapter, Arizona State University

 

Heritage Cup shall be presented to the college and/or alumnae chapter which has contributed significantly and most effectively to the Delta Zeta National Historical Museum in Oxford, Ohio.

Gamma Kappa Chapter, Kent State University

 

Adelaide See Loving Cup shall be given to the chapter which has shown unusual improvement since the last National Convention. This improvement may be in any specific area or a combination of areas.

Delta Xi Chapter, University of Northern Colorado

 

Presidents Plaque

Iota Xi Chapter of the University of Missouri/St. Louis on behalf of Diane Stecher, Missouri/St. Louis – ΙΞ, National President, for the 2016-2018 biennium.

 

2016 Grace Mason Lundy Awards

First presented at the 1948 Convention in recognition of Mrs. Lundy’s many years of service as a National President, Historian and in other national offices, it shall be presented to senior members of Delta Zeta who throughout their college years have given greatest evidence of loyalty, devotion and service to their chapters and to the Sorority.

 

Lillie Bourgeois, Kappa Alpha Chapter, Nicholls State University

Allison Carpenter, Omicron Zeta Chapter, Randolph-Macon College

Rebecca Neumann, Omicron Epsilon Chapter, Arkansas State University

Madison Norwich, Pi Beta Chapter, University of Hartford

Danielle Sitro, Xi Upsilon Chapter, Northeastern University

Katie Swing, Kappa Beta Chapter, Northern Kentucky University

Jacie Zoerb, Beta Tau Chapter, Nebraska Wesleyan University

 

2016 Florence Hood Miner Awards

First presented at the 1948 Convention in recognition of Mrs. Miner’s service as National Vice President, Editor of The LAMP of Delta Zeta, Historian and other national offices, the award shall be given to members of Delta Zeta who in their junior year made the greatest contribution to their college, chapter and Delta Zeta through outstanding leadership on the campus while maintaining a good academic record.

 

Sierra Archer, Delta Omega Chapter, Fort Hays State University

Jessica Eason, Lambda Kappa Chapter, University of Alabama/Huntsville

Jacqueline Gilbride, Gamma Tau Chapter, Bowling Green State University

Rachel Rudolph, Xi Upsilon Chapter, Northeastern University

Taylor M. Smith, Epsilon Sigma Chapter, Wayne State University

Madeline Stine, Kappa Beta Chapter, Northern Kentucky University