2022 Conclave Awards

Over 130 sisters gathered at the 2022 National Conclave held in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota the last weekend of July. The culmination of Conclave came during the Emerald Banquet on Saturday night when chapters and sisters were recognized for their achievements. The awards year covered June 1 – December 31, 2021.  Below are the 2021 National Award recipients:

Individual Awards

Outstanding Advisor

1st Place: Allie Rieth
Beta, Purdue University

2nd Place: Taylor Kennedy
Alpha Omega, Kansas State University

3rd Place: Deborah Grusenmeyer
Alpha Psi, Cornell University

Outstanding New Member

Tied for 1st Place:

Shelby Basham
Alpha Gamma, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Andee Baker
Gamma Beta, Montana State University

2nd Place: Ava Antic
Beta, Purdue University

Outstanding Leader

1st Place: Aundrea Haberer
Beta Mu, Fort Hays State University

2nd Place: Paige Teeters
Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

3rd Place: Morgan Dougherty
Eta, University of Connecticut

Outstanding Senior

1st Place: Perri Gish
Lambda, University of California – Davis

2nd Place: Chyann Kendel
Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

3rd Place: Hannah Colonies-Kelley
Eta, University of Connecticut

Chapter Awards

Outstanding Website

1st Place: Beta, Purdue University

2nd Place: Lambda, University of California – Davis

3rd Place: Alpha Omicron, University of Georgia

Outstanding Social Media

1st Place: Omega, South Dakota State University

Three-way tie for 2nd Place:

Alpha Gamma, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Alpha Omega, Kansas State University

Gamma Beta, Montana State University

Jennifer McMillan Service in Agriculture

1st Place: Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

2nd Place: Alpha Omicron, University of Georgia

Chapter Growth

Chapters of 1-29 Members
Alpha Nu, Arizona State University East – 88.89%
Gamma Delta, State University of New York – Cobleskill – 18.75%

Chapters of 30-49 Members
Alpha Gamma, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale – 60.87%
Tau, Clemson University – 60%
Alpha Lambda, Delaware Valley University – 22%

Chapters of 50+ Members
Beta Nu, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College – 23.68%
Alpha Theta, North Carolina State University – 23.40%
Beta Psi, Oklahoma State University – 22%
Gamma, Michigan State University – 21.43%

Board Choice

Heidi Hamilton, Iowa State University Alumnae

Outstanding Service

1st Place: Omega, South Dakota State University

2nd Place: Alpha Pi, Texas A&M University

3rd Place: Beta Mu, Fort Hays State University

Outstanding Fellowship

1st Place: Theta, University of Tennessee

2nd Place: Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

3rd Place: Alpha Pi, Texas A&M University

Outstanding Scholarship

1st Place: Alpha Mu, University of Illinois

2nd: Theta, University of Tennessee

3rd: Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

Outstanding Leadership

1st Place: Eta, University of Connecticut

2nd Place: Alpha Pi, Texas A&M University

3rd Place: Lambda, University of California – Davis

Emerald Chapters

Delta, Iowa State University
Omicron, Truman State University
Omega, South Dakota State University
Alpha Nu, Arizona State University East
Beta Xi, Illinois State University

Founders’ Cup

1st Place: Omega, South Dakota State University

2nd: Delta, Iowa State University

3rd: Alpha Nu, Arizona State University East

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    Kim Stassen
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    Jordan Bonham
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    Emily Bartusiak
Abby Blomquist2022 Convention Awards Wall