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University of Virginia at Wise, Wise, VA

Alpha Zeta Founders on their Charter Day, from left to right: Christina Eads, Gail Dunlop, Megan Herndon, Meredith Anne Hubbard, Taylor Herndon, and Jacki Bentley

Chapter History and Bio:

Founded: Fall 2012

Founding Members: Jacki Bentley, Gail (Dunlop) Mitcham, Christina (Eads) Taylor, Megan Herndon, Taylor Herndon, & Meredith Hubbard

Chapter Contact Info:

  • Email Address:
    Web Site:

  • Postal Address: 1 College Avenue, Box #4718 Wise, VA 24293

Chapter Accolades:

  • 2012 Ovarian Cancer Awareness T-Shirt Design Contest Winner

  • 2012 September Lily Chapter of the Month

  • 2013 Chapter Achievement

  • 2013 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2014 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2017 Distinguished Chapter

Chapter Fun Facts:

  • Wise, Virginia was originally incorporated as the town of Gladeville in 1874. The town's name was changed to Wise in 1924. Wise is named after Henry A. Wise, the last Virginia governor before the American Civil War and the only governor to hail from the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

  • Wise, Virginia has one sister city: Çeşme, Turkey.

  • 1 in 4 students at UVA-Wise play in athletic programs.

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