Saturday, December 3, 2016

Meet the 2017 Chapter Officers


2016-2017 Chapter Officers
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Mallory is a junior majoring in
Biomedical Sciences.


President
Mallory Meagher 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because of the lifelong friendships I've made through the sorority. I know these are the friends who will always be by my side, no matter what!

Describe AOII in one word. 
Authentic

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event is Bid Day! All of our chapter comes together to celebrate our new members and experience the start to their journey in AOII. I remember meeting girls on my Bid Day that eventually became my best friends, and it's amazing to watch those friendships form between the new freshmen. Bid Day is definitely worth all the hard work during Recruitment that it takes to get there!





Kathryn is a sophomore majoring in
Biomedical Sciences.




Vice President of 
Administration
Kathryn Kennedy 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because I have truly found a home away from home. In AOII there are girls who love me unconditionally, encourage me daily, support me through thick and thin, and push me to be a better person. AOII makes everyone fill loved and celebrated. This is the most genuine group of girls you will meet :)

Describe AOII in one word. 
Genuine

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event was formal. It's always fun dressing up and getting to hangout with your friends for a night.




Madison is a junior majoring in Nursing 
with a minor in Spanish. 
Vice President of 
Standards
Madison Simpson

Why do you love AOII? 
It has given me some of my most cherished friendships.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Genuine

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Bid Day because it is such a fun environment having the entire chapter there, and it is the first time we get to welcome our New Members to the sisterhood and introduce them to what AOII is all about!!








Brooke is a junior majoring in
Communications with minor in
Marketing and Spanish.


Vice President of 
Membership Recruitment 
Brooke Buckles 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because not only does it provide me with my biggest cheerleaders and blessings, but it gives me girls who let me be myself; Girls who love me on my best days and worst, and most of all, girls who will even reply to my 274297624 Justin Bieber sing-snaps.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Da best

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My freshman year I got to represent AOII in Miss Fall Rush. Having never done a pageant, this was such a fun experience where the gals in AOII pushed me to be my best. And of course, looking into the stands and seeing a huge panda cheering you on can't help but make you smile.





Grace is a sophomore majoring in Pre-Pharmacy.
Vice President of 
Academic Development
Grace Coefield 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because these girls are my second family who are constantly pushing me to be the best I can be.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Fun-loving.

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event is Slice Out Arthritis because I get to eat sweet pie with the best pals in the world.







Courtney is a sophomore majoring in Nursing.


Secretary
Courtney Space 

Why do you love AOII? 
I felt accepted and loved by the women in this chapter from the first time I stepped through the doors during recruitment. They are so genuine, loving, and funny. AOII brought me my best friends and some of the best memories of my life. I wouldn't trade this group of women for the world. I love them so much!

Describe AOII in one word. 
Genuine

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Parent's Weekend Tailgate because my parents love meeting all of my friends and their parents.






Rebekah is a sophomore majoring in
Elementary Education. 
Vice President of 
Education
Rebekah Kennedy 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because it is a place where I feel fully accepted, deeply loved, and always uplifted.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Family

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event is Formal. I love to get dressed up with my friends and have a huge dance party!







Bonnie is a sophomore majoring
in Marketing.

Panhellenic Delegate
Bonnie DeCarlo 

Why do you love AOII?
I love AOII because it is an amazing organization that is full of women who have shaped me into the person I am today! Their selfless love and constant encouragement inspires me daily and I could not be more thankful for each and every one of them! 

Describe AOII in one word. 
Encouraging

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event is Founder's Day because it's a time that the whole chapter is able to come together to celebrate our love for AOII and the women who founded our amazing sorority.







Claudia is a sophomore majoring
in Biomedical Sciences
with a minor in Spanish.
Keeper of the Ritual
Claudia Casanova 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because these are some of the most impressive and supportive girls I have ever met. They have encouraged me to get involved on Auburn's campus outside of the sorority, and I think that is something that makes us really unique.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Welcoming

What is your favorite AOII event? 
I love spring formal because it is something you look forward to all year long. Last year, we went to Turner Field for formal, and it was so much fun just getting out of Auburn for a while and hanging out with friends.







Cassie is a sophomore majoring in Public Relations and
minoring in Marketing.


Vice President of 
Communications
Cassie Sadie 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII for the girls in it. I can always count on my sisters to make me laugh, to encourage me, and to help me become the best version of myself while loving and accepting me for who I am. I'm so thankful for such a genuine, meaningful, and enjoyable sisterhood.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Authentic

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Big Little Reveal! Our tradition of big/little families dressing up in themed costumes adds to the fun, and personalities and creativity truly shine through. Also, getting a big or adding a little to the family is such a special and heartwarming moment that really brings the chapter together.






MC is a sophomore majoring in Human Development
and Family Studies.



New Member Educator
Mary Catherine Cunningham 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because of the genuine friendships I have made throughout my time here. I never knew a group of women could be so caring and loving until I joined AOII.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Encouraging 

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Initiation Banquet is my favorite AOII event because it is a time to celebrate all of the new members and have fun with your AOII family. It is so much fun for the chapter to recognize and celebrate the new members as well as show our chapter off!






Laurie is a sophomore majoring in Business
Analytics with a minor in Marketing.


Vice President of 
Chapter Development
Laurie Vanstone 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because it has blessed me with lifelong friends who are always there to support and encourage me!

Describe AOII in one word. 
Loyal

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Greek Sing is definitely my favorite AOII Event! Participating in it last year really allowed me the opportunity to get to know a lot of the girls in the sorority, and it was such a rewarding experience to see everyone's hard work come to life the night of the competition!








Abigail is a junior majoring in
 Interior Design.
Social Chair
Abigail Copenhaver 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because of the relationships I have formed through it. Not just friendships, but "take you to the emergency room at 1 o'clock in the morning when you have to get your appendix removed" type of best friends.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Sincere

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Definitely participating in Greek Sing! It's a ton of work but the day of Greek sing is one of my favorite days of the entire year!








Ally is a sophomore majoring in International 
Marketing. Madison is a sophomore majoring in 
Art History and Media Studies with 
a minor in Anthropology.


Marketing Chair
Ally McClendon and Madison Kimel 

Why do you love AOII? 
We love AOII because we love how welcoming, loving, and real every girl is.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Genuine

What is your favorite AOII event? 
We both love Founder's Day because we get to celebrate the beginning and continuation of AOII. Food was also catered, so bonus.







Nicole is a junior majoring in Physical Activity and
Health with a minor in Public Health.



Housing Chair
Nicole Bianca 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because we are unique. We are all completely different in the best way possible. Everyone wants to laugh and have fun, while encouraging each other to become the very best that they can. I have made my very best friends in AOII and could not imagine my college experience without it.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Laughter

What is your favorite AOII event? 
I love Big Little Reveal because my littles and grandlittles are my best friends and have changed my life. I also love that our sorority takes so much pride in it and everyone is so close to their families.




Morgan is a sophomore majoring in Biomedical Sciences
with a minor in Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies.








Alumnae Relations Chair
Morgan Jones 

Why do you love AOII? 
Growing up, it was just my older brother and me. Since I didn't have sisters, the only female I felt at home around was my mom. That all changed when I ran home to AOII. These women have shown me love and support like never before, and I couldn't imagine life without them.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Candid
                                                                                              What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event is the Parents' Tailgate. Nothing's better than getting to introduce my family to the people I love, show off my amazing parents to anyone and everyone, and watch Auburn football all in one day!


Kenzie is a sophomore majoring in Pre-Nursing.

Activities Chair
Kenzie Lambert 

Why do you love AOII? 
AOII is not only accepting of the person who I am, but it also encourages me to improve myself. It gives me confidence to apply for that position I thought I had no chance of getting or to interview for that competitive organization that I really want to be in.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Empowering

What is your favorite AOII event? 
I always love socials with super fun themes! My instagram news feed was full of hilariously creative costumes for our Dynamic Duos social!








Grace is a sophomore majoring in
Early Childhood Special Education and
minoring in Human Development and
Family Studies.


To Dragma Chair
Grace Snell 

Why do you love AOII? 
It allowed me to find people who are just like me right from the start of college.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Goofy

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Spring formal is definitely my favorite event. I love getting dressed up with all my friends, taking pictures and dancing all night.












Katie is a sophomore majoring
in Chemical Engineering. 
Sports Chair
Katie Glasgow 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because I truly feel like I can be myself. AOII is such a different group of girls that love you for who you are and are willing to support you in anything you do!

Describe AOII in one word. 
Unpredictable

What is your favorite AOII event? 
My favorite AOII event is New member retreat. It is the first time that the new pledge class really gets to know each other. It is a time that they can all be themselves and begin to build friendships that they will cherish for the rest of their time at Auburn.








Julie (left) is a junior. Meredith (right) is a junior majoring 
in Interior Design with an International minor and a
Business minor. 



T-Shirt Chairmen
Julie Tewell and Meredith Hardin 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII because there's no pressure to fit a specific mold or personality. Every girl is a unique individual and we all appreciate and celebrate each other's differences.

Describe AOII in one word. 

Comfort!

What is your favorite AOII event? 

My favorite AOII event is the new member retreat. I think it's the first time that all our new members are really able to show their personality and start forming friendships with other new members and also the older girls.







Nina is a sophomore majoring in
Pre-Pharmacy.

Historian
Nina Stewart 

Why do you love AOII? 
I love AOII for believing in me. This is a group of some of the most thoughtful, supportive, and geunine group of ladies. In AOII you are free to be yourself and loved all the more for it. I simply can't imagine myself anywhere else.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Acceptance

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Spring Formal; because we all get to go spend a whole night all fancied up together.







Emily is a sophomore majoring
in Political Science and minoring
in Business. 


Campus Relations Chair
Emily Garguilo 

Why do you love AOII? 
Because it has made me into a better person all around and given me friendships that will last a lifetime.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Genuine

What is your favorite AOII event? 
I love Spring Formal because everyone gets dressed up and we go to cool locations!







Carolina is a junior majoring
in Biomedical Sciences. 
Formal Chair
Carolina Braga 

Why do you love AOII? 
AOII has loved me deeply and widely, and always for exactly who I am. Also it has provided me with the most uplifting and accepting friends who better me everyday!

Describe AOII in one word. 
Authentic

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Bid Day! The only thing better than running home to AOII is watching all the new members run home to us on Bid Day!









Jesse is a junior majoring in Nursing. Emma
Grace is a junior majoring in Hotel and
Restaurant management. 
Greek Sing Chairmen
Emma Grace Cline and Jessie Newton

Why do you love AOII? 
AOII has given me the support system to further push myself in reaching my goals.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Loyal

What is your favorite AOII event? 
I love greek sing because it showcases the talent that AOII has.












Haley is a sophomore majoring
in Accounting.
Treasurer
Haley Bradford
 
Why do you love AOII? 
AOII has brought me my best friends in college and I could not be more thankful for them. Without AOII, my college experience would not be the same.

Describe AOII in one word. 
Genuine 

What is your favorite AOII event? 
Parent's Weekend Banquet because you get to meet all of your friend's parents. It's so much fun getting to take pictures in the photo booth with all your friends and their parents.




Philanthropy Chairmen

Haylee Runyan and Steffie Rosene 
 
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