Thursday is here and with it the opening business meeting. President of Kappa Nu did the response to the Welcome and after roll call they announced the Helping Hands Awards, 21 chapters including 1 alumnae chapter received this award. Baby Cups were awarded to any new chapters at this meeting.
During our sponsored break we were served beignets. From there alumnae had a session on the NEW Bill Highway system. It is a very exciting change for us and we will hopefully be starting to use it this fall. Lunch's theme was "Sisterhood in Action" and after a lovely meal of soup and salad with a torte for dessert Foundation Scholarship Recipients were announced. Thirty winners were present at Convention and in our area Deborah Howell of Iota Psi was a winner. Thirteen Chapters won Finance Awards including Iota Iota, Theta Xi and Kappa Xi. The Vivian Ulmer Smith Recruitment Award was won by Nona Richie.
After Mrs Mauro's State of the Fraternity, Iota Gamma and Iota Psi were awarded with a front of the line pass for Ice Cream Night due to their timely participation of the collegiate Assessment survey this fall. Alumnae had the afternoon off for private shopping and tours of the Historical Exhibit.
Tonights dinner has the theme of "Krewe of Crowns" and Convention Initiate, Tanya Snyder will speak. After dinner we will perform the initiation service.
Hi! I'm Heather, current JS President and JS official Delagate. This is my experience at my second Convention.