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Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Chapter Accolades:

  • 2011 Most Improved Chapter

  • 2011 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2012 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2013 March Lily Chapter of the Month

  • 2013-14 Lily Winter Chapter of the Season

  • 2014 Distinguished Chapter 

  • 2015 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2017 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2019 Distinguished Chapter

  • 2019 Chapter of Promise

Nu Chapter Founding Class

FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Annie Dellinger, Shannon Reaves, Stephanie Miller, Emily Bare; SECOND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: unknown, Heather Wright, Amanda Cope, Teresa Lanaro, Emily Trantham, Alisha Phillips, Betsy Doby; THIRD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mindy Hendren, Meshia Kerly, Brittany Patterson, Melanie Galliers, Zoe Quinn, Susan Elizabeth Harris, Kimberly Jackson, Heather Smith, Monika Elaine Adams; BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Sarah James, unknown, Jessica Rhyne, Heather O'Don Crews, Vera Wilson, unknown, Crystal Lynn Mikael, Lindsey Earp

Chapter History and Bio:

Founded: Spring 2005
Founding Sisters: Monika Elaine Adams, Emily (Bare) Leonard, Amanda (Cope) Hooper, Heather O'Don (Crews) Ritchie, Annie Dellinger, Betsy (Doby) Robertson, Lindsey Earp, Melanie (Galliers) DeLalio, Randilyn Glover, Susan Elizabeth Harris, Mindy (Hendren) Allenbrand, Kimberly (Jackson) Reinken, Sarah (James) Speier, Meshia (Kerly) Russell, Teresa (Lanaro) Taylor, Crystal (Mikael) Graybeal, Emily Marie Mikeal, Madelyn Miller, Stephanie (Miller) Shew, Brittany (Patterson) Eaton, Jenny Lynn Perry, Alisha (Phillips) NeSmith, Zoe (Quinn) Cline, Shannon (Reaves) Tyson, Jessica (Rhyne) Medford, Heather (Smith) Hartsell, Emily (Trantham) Fleenor, Vera (Wilson) Hoffman, Heather (Wright) Albright

Chapter Contact Info:

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  • Postal Address: 4710 Little Savannah Road, P.O. Box 3028, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Chapter Fun Facts:

  • Western Carolina University is the westernmost university associated with a chapter in North Carolina

  • WCU is the fifth oldest university in the UNC System

  • WCU was started as a one-story wooden building and has grown to serve almost 12,000 students

  • The name Cullowhee is derived from the Cherokee word "joolth-culla-wee" or "Judacullah's Place", a Cherokee warrior believed to live in the area

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