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February 20, 2007

Birmingham-Southern announces Greek society honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College is pleased to announce three top honors for members of its Greek society.

The following BSC students have been elected to the Panhellenic Executive Board for 2007. Listed by office and hometown they are:

  • President: Sarah Joanna Philip, a junior accounting major, business minor from Madison, and the daughter of Philip and Susan Simon. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority.

  • First Vice President: Laura Buckner, a sophomore undecided major from Hendersonville, Tenn., and the daughter of Charles and Karen Buckner. She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.

  • Vice President of Recruitment: Alex Abangan, a junior biological chemistry major from Birmingham (North Shelby), and the daughter of Rebecca Abangan. She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.

  • Vice President of Administration: Elizabeth Ward, a freshman music major from Huntsville, and the daughter of Emily Ward. She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority.

  • Vice President of Public Relations: Channing Kennedy, a sophomore history and political science major from Athens, and the daughter of Hollis and Melissa Kennedy. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority.

  • Vice President of Campus Activities: Mary Rubio, a freshman psychology major from Hoover, and the daughter of Dan and Peggy Rubio. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority.

Two BSC students have been awarded scholarships through the Order of Omega Scholarship Program. The Order of Omega, a National Greek Honor Society, selects as its recipients outstanding Greek student leaders on a college campus. Scholarship recipients are as follows:

  • Meghan Kilgore, a senior biology major from Homewood, and the daughter of Mike and Heather Kilgore. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority.

  • Hannah Richard, a senior English major from Greenville, and the daughter of Patrick and Fleta Richard. She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.

Birmingham-Southern College was awarded the spring 2006 award for Fraternity and Sorority grade-point average in the Southeast region.

Gamma Sigma Alpha, a national Greek academic honor society, sponsors the Regional GPA Awards as part of its mission to recognize and reward outstanding academic achievement. The awards go to the Greek community in each region whose grade-point average is the highest above its campus undergraduate grade-point average.

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