Shelby Clark selected as 2019 Panhellenic Scholarship Recipient

Shelby was initiated into KU Sigma Chapter in 2016 and will be a fifth year Chemical Engineering student.  “As a member of Gamma Phi Beta for nearly four years, I have been able to witness the ideals and purposes of Gamma Phi – love, labor, learning, and loyalty – strengthen my college experience and lead me to success as a student at the University of Kansas. First and foremost, my desire to learn is what brought me to KU. Conveniently, Gamma Phi is a short 3-minute walk from the engineering school!  I knew early on I wanted to study chemical engineering and pre-med and am interested in oncology.  KU was one of few schools that offered a curriculum for this path. My ultimate dream would be accepted into a PhD/MD program so I may practice and also continue oncology research.”

Diane Zarda Selected as 2018- 2019 Gamma Phi Beta Woman of the Year

Diana Zarda * Woman of the Year 2018-2019

Diana was initiated into the KU Sigma Chapter in 1982.  She has a daughter and son plus recently welcomed a new grandson!   She is employed with Hiland Dairy Foods (formerly Zarda Dairy) as Account-Development Manager and they provide dairy products for Girls on the Run, our international philanthropy.  While at KU she served as Pledge Director and Panhellenic VP, and most recently served on the Sigma 100 Year Anniversary Committee.  As a member of the GKC Alumnae Chapter Executive Board, she served as Founders Day Chair six years, growing guests to over 100 sisters and most recently she served as Alumnae Data Purge Coordinator.  Diana received the Antique, Garden & Home Design Show IIKE Award for outstanding dedication to the show.  Within the community she has participated in Jazzoo Planning Committee for eighteen years and the GKC Restaurant Association for twenty years.  Diana received the Silver Service Award and Allied Director of the Year and is a member of Forks & Corks, Stems and SAE Parents Club VP. 

Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City Birthday Bash 2017

Girls on the Run Event

Did you know, last year we awarded over $230,000 in scholarships? This would not have been possible without YOUR support and contributions to Girls on the Run. 

To celebrate empowering over 14,000 girls in greater Kansas City, we are throwing a Birthday Bash! Join us for a celebratory evening highlighting this milestone. 

YOUR support will allow us to provide financial assistance so that every girl who wants to participate in our life-changing program is given the opportunity. Our goal is to serve 20 additional teams for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 seasons. 

When: Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Monarch Room (1701 McGee, Kansas City, MO 64108)
Price: $75.00, includes food and beverage

Here's a sneak peek at some of our silent auction items! 
- Royals Word Series baseball
- 2015 Post Season etched champagne bottle
- Yordano Ventura bobble head

Purchase a ticket and these could be yours!

Rockhurst Takes 28 New Members!

New Member Class of 2017 - Eta Iota

New Member Class of 2017 - Eta Iota

Congrats to Rockhurst - Eta Iota Chapter!

Rockhurst took 28 New Members and now have 108 Total Members with no COB! Whoohoo! They are very excited and extend an invitation to any of their upcoming activities to our members. You can download a PDF of their activities here.

New Member Class of 2017:

Caroline Husman (legacy)
Niran Balu
Lauren Beisheim
Emily Bennett
Sarah Bloomingdale
Lily Buehler
Hailey Burns
Haley Clark
Emily Doak
Lucy Edele
Kylie Fenger
Kyra Hayes
Zoe Holden
Maggie Hummel
Emma Jones
Lauren Kelly
Ellen Lister
Daniela Lopez
Kristen Martin
Shania Phillips
Olivia Rode
Madeline Shriver
Julia Spinner
Molly Sullivan
Taylor Tagliaferre
Taylor Wegner
Lindsey White
Emma Wyrick

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