By TODD GOTTULA
KEARNEY – The Delta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta has been reinstalled following a 45-year absence on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus.
The sorority – which recolonized in March 2013 – initiated 29 women on Jan. 12 at Kearney’s Younes Conference Center.
“We are so excited to welcome our Delta Gamma Chapter back into our sisterhood and continue the legacy of Alpha Xi Delta at UNK,” said Sandi Edwards, Alpha Xi Delta’s national president. “We look forward to continuing our history at UNK and watching these outstanding women realize their potential.”
Alpha Xi Delta installed its Delta Gamma Chapter at Kearney State College in 1962 to become the first national Greek organization on campus. The chapter became dormant in 1969.
Alpha Xi Delta currently is one of four National Panhellenic Conference sorority’s at UNK.
Current members of Alpha Xi Delta at UNK include:
Axtell – Sara Fecht
Beatrice – Randi Todd, Sarah Maginnis
Cairo – Cacia Lyon, Traci Turek
Clay County – Bethany VonSpreckelsen
Columbus – Shayna Cepel, Taylor McDuffee
Giltner – Tosha Foulk
Grand Island – Rebecca Meyer
Holdrege – Whitney Frost, Ashley Kreutzer
Kearney – Jayden Esch, Carrie Prososki, Megan Rash
Lincoln – Lesley Ahrens, Claire Dull
Milford – Salene McCall
North Platte – Whitney Brown
Ogallala – Jessica Paloucek, Allison Reimers, Arin Reimers
Omaha – Sarah Overman, Gabrielle Pane, Lea Stenslokken
Scottsbluff – Jeslynn Kearney
Tecumseh – Ellen Mannschreck, Brittany Wolken
Dallas, Texas – Ashley McHugh
Source: Erin Christensen, Greek Affairs assistant director, 308.865.8057
Writer: Todd Gottula, 308.865.8454, firstname.lastname@example.org