Abbie is a double major in Psychology & Sociology and from Danville, CA. She loves being a part of several campus organizations as a Chapman Ambassadors and as well as being an Orientation Leader for Chapman. Abbie is looking forward to being a research assistant in a psychology lab this semester as well as interning for the non-profit organization, CASA, which she is extremely passionate about. After college Abbie plans to work in Human Resources for a large corporation. She love Disneyland, watching the tv show Friends, eating Pizza Press, anything that is sparkly pink & hanging out with friends. She feels so incredibly honored to be representing her wonderful sisters in Kappa Alpha Theta & to be supporting the awesome men of Delta Tau Delta.
Representing Alpha Gamma Delta is Melina Coto. Melina is a junior Creative Producing major with minors in Television and Spanish. She hopes to one day use television to tell stories that challenge societal stigmas and bring people together. At Chapman she's currently a Campus Tour Guide and the Director of Recruitment for the Panhellenic Executive Council. She was raised in a Cuban-American family - which explains her love for Pitbull and Porto's Bakery. In high school, Melina was a part of National Charity League, an organization for mothers and daughters to work with local charities. This is where Melina's passion for philanthropic work began. In Orange, you can often find Melina singing in her car, eating a churro at Disneyland, or creating a delicious toppings combo at Pizza Press. This semester Melina is also interning at Spike TV in their Development & Current Programming Department. She is thrilled to be participating in Delta Queen this year to raise awareness for JDRF, not only the philanthropy of Delta Tau Delta, but of her own chapter, Alpha Gamma Delta.
Representing Kappa Kappa Gamma is Sara Crossman! Sara is a sophomore who is double majoring in Dance Performance and Strategic and Corporate Communication and was raised in Palos Verdes, California. Before dancing, Sara earned her black belt in Taekwondo and trained in the sport for 4 years. She earned a silver medal in sparring at Junior Olympics, but did, indeed, cry quite heavily before the fight. At Chapman, Sara is currently grooving on two of the school's dance teams, Team Shaka and Floor 13! After graduating, Sara is motivated to find a career path in LA that will potentially allow her to combine her love of dance or the entertainment industry with advertising and message design. When faced with difficult situations, Sara makes an effort to find humor and optimism in each circumstance so she is always given something to laugh about. She is incredibly grateful that she is given the opportunity to represent Kappa in Delta Queen and raise money for JDRF
Representing Alpha Kappa Psi is Samara Gilman! Samara is a first generation college student majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish and Psychology. She is from Huntington Beach, California. Her interests include singing, social dancing, writing poetry, personal development, and blogging. Samara also enjoys learning about new cultures which is why she studied abroad twice: Spain and Korea. This will be Samara's second pageant and she is excited to be able to help our philanthropic cause and do what she can to make a difference.
Representing Delta Delta Delta is Amanda Moore. Amanda is a senior Integrated Educational Studies major with minors in Disabilities Studies and Sociology. She enjoys long walks on the beach, anything Disney, and sweet potato fries. She took an interterm class in Florence, Italy and was bit by the travel bug and hopes to travel post graduation. Amanda is a peer advisor within the College of Education and is a children's theater teacher. She also has a passion for volunteerism and is a volunteer at CHOC Children's Hospital. Amanda works in the hospital's playrooms and at Turtle Talk with Crush. Amanda hopes to either be an elementary school teacher or a pediatric health educator. She is honored to represent Tri Delta and is looking forward to assisting Delta Tau Delta in their philanthropic efforts to support JDRF.
Representing the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is Brenny Sypolt. Brenny is a junior BFA Screen Acting major with a minor in Broadcast Journalism. She has a passion for storytelling and cannot wait to pursue a career as an actress and journalist. When not working on student films, she loves to cook, travel, Greek Dance, and do Pilates. She is originally from Chicago and misses her Big Fat Greek family every day (and deep dish pizza). This past spring, Brenny studied abroad in London and caught the travel bug! She visited 7 countries while overseas, and she can't wait to travel even more after graduation. Brenny feels strongly about serving her community, having participated in Meals on Wheels, Feed My Starving Children, and started a coat drive in her home town for those less fortunate. She is thrilled to represent her sorority at Delta Queen and to raise awareness for Delta Tau Delt's philanthropy, JDRF!
Representing Pi Beta Phi is Kylie Walker. Kylie is a senior communication major. Kylie is a senior communications major. Her two strongest passions include journalism and philanthropy. Since a very young age, Kylie as been interested in pursuing a broadcasting career and using her voice to change the lives of those around her. Kylie's mother is a stage 3 cancer survivor, which has made Kylie passionate for working with cancer patients. Kylie gave the opening speech for the Relay for Life cancer walk alongside her mother this past summer. She is currently working on getting an internship with Seacrest Studios at CHOC. In her free time, Kylie enjoys spending time in her hometown of Newport Beach with her family, friends, and dogs. Kylie feels honored to represent Pi Beta Phi in this years Delta Queen in order to raise money and awareness for the Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation. She hopes to make the men of Delta Tau Delta proud!
Tonicia is a senior studying a B.A. in Psychology and is a member of the University Honors Program. She is from Kingston, Jamaica. She loves reading, makeup artistry, food and travelling. She is very close with her family, and misses them every day. Tonicia studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa in spring 2016 and learned so much from her time abroad. Post-Graduation, Tonicia plans to stay in the US and work in the public relations field. Eventually she would love to move back to her home in the Caribbean. She is thrilled to represent Delta Gamma, and is having a ball raising money for JDRF: Diabetes research!
Representing the ladies of Alpha Phi is Isabella Zelinger. Isabella is a senior Business Administration major with a minor in Psychology. She is from the small, quaint city of Los Angeles where her parents, little sister, and high maintenance dogs reside. Isabella enjoys singing just about any song at any hour of the day, discussing people's zodiac signs, and going out for sushi. Her friends and family mean more to her than an In-N-Out cheese burger, though the cheese burger is a close second. Post-graduation, Isabella is going to travel the world one last time before she has to be a “big kid” and will eventually start applying to jobs in commercial real estate. She is honored to represent Alpha Phi one last time before she graduates and is so excited to work with Delta Tau Delta to raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.