Representing Delta Delta Delta is Lexi DiCicco. Lexi is a senior Business Marketing major with minors in Broadcast Journalism and Law, Justice & Social Control. Lexi enjoys the beach, crafting, dancing, spending time with friends & family, and has a passion for travel. She studied abroad in Australia and also visited Indonesia during her studies. Lexi recently interned for The Ryan Seacrest Foundation at CHOC and has worked on campus as an academic mentor. She has a sister with Down Syndrome, so she has a strong passion for working with various organizations that support kids and adults with special needs. She hopes to go to law school and work in either entertainment or business law. She is honored to represent Tri Delta and is looking forward to assisting Delta Tau Delta in their philanthropic efforts to support Charity: Water.
Representing Pi Beta Phi is Claudia Doucette. Claudia is a Sophomore Vocal/Opera Performance major and an Integrated Educational Studies minor from Fullerton, CA. She has been passionate about singing and performing from a very young age and wants to travel to Europe to start an opera career. Claudia also loves to serve her community. Throughout high school she worked with multiple philanthropies, such as Meals on Wheels and the ChocWalk, through her involvement in National Charity League. Claudia is thrilled to represent her chapter at Delta Queen and promote Delta Tau Delta's efforts for Charity: Water.
Representing Alpha Phi and FIJI is Jennifer Finkel. Jennifer is a senior screenwriting major with an English minor. She is passionate about burritos, sushi and ramen, and she has a strong affinity towards her mother's matzo ball soup. Her favorite activities include skiing, listening to 90's hip hop, going to the beach, camping, pretending she's a world class chef as she watches Chopped, and participating in Taco Tuesday. She recently finished an internship with Lifetime in their scripted TV department and plans on moving to LA after she graduates in May. Jennifer is beyond excited to participate in Delta Queen and cannot wait to raise awareness for Delta Tau Delta's philanthropy, charity: Water.
This years representative for the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity is Emma Foss. She's a sophomore Studio Art Major with a Minor in Human Biology. With these two very opposite subjects, she hopes to be able to combine her love for both art and science with a career in Medical and Biological Illustration. As an Art Major, Emma occupies most of her time drawing and painting but loves anything that involves creativity whether it be cooking, sewing, or crocheting. Emma adores her job as a painting instructor for children's painting parties at Brushtrokes in Old Town Tustin. A Tustin native and Miss Tustin 2014, Emma is not new to pageants or serving her community as a titleholder and is thrilled to have to opportunity to represent her sorority and help raise money for a great cause. Last year she served as Gamma Phi Beta's Community Service chair and tries to stay as involved as possible. She is a mentor for her little sister Jade from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and also volunteers within the Miss America Organization. Whenever she gets the chance, she loves to perform her talent of Speed Painting, which she will be doing at this years Delta Queen Pageant!
Representing Kappa Kappa Gamma and Alpha Kappa Psi is Emily Frisch! Emily is a senior Biology major and Spanish minor from right here in Orange, CA. Her time spent living in Spain and Peru have inspired her to pursue a career in global medicine, which is a perfect combination of her two biggest passions: traveling and medicine! She has started her master's in Leadership Development at Chapman and looks forward to being a physician one day. Chapman runs in Emily's blood, as 10 of her relatives have attended or worked at the University. Leaving a legacy of her own, Emily is a student ambassador, orientation leader, member of the tennis team, chemistry supplemental instructor, and cancer researcher. Delta Queen's philanthropic endeavors hit close to home for Emily, as she understands the importance of water and what it's like not to have it. She volunteered in a Global Medical Brigade in Nicaragua where she provided medical attention, taught water safety habits, and built sanitation stations to improve the community's water cleanliness. She is honored to represent Kappa and AKPsi and work together with members of Chapman and Charity: Water for Delta Queen! Did you know? Emily lived in a hut alongside indigenous Shipibo people in the Peruvian amazon to study their language and health care!
Representing Delta Gamma and Beta Theta Pi is Brandi Reinhard. Brandi is a senior BFA Theatre Performance major with a minor in Integrated Educational Studies. She is from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She loves acting, travel, dance, the beach, pizza, cats, and many other things. She is very close with her family, and misses them every day. This January, Brandi traveled to London, United Kingdom and is ready to find her flat! She has, also, been to 7 other countries in Europe, and hopes to travel more after college! Post-Graduation, Brandi plans to move to Los Angeles and act as often as she can. She is thrilled to represent Delta Gamma, and is having a ball raising money for Charity: Water!!
Representing Kappa Alpha Theta and Order of Omega is Julie Ruck. Julie is a senior Film Production (Sound Design) major with a minor in Music from Fountain Valley, CA. When not working on student and independent films, she enjoys performing in musical theater, being a part of several campus organizations as a Chapman Ambassador and President of Delta Kappa Alpha Cinematic Fraternity, figure skating, and spending time with her friends and family. After college she plans to continue to pursue a career in performing and freelance sound design here in SoCal. She is honored to represent Theta and work alongside the men of Delta Tau Delta to raise money for Charity: Water while having lots of fun and meeting great people along the way. She wishes the best for her fellow contestants in their fundraising efforts and hopes we can raise enough money to fund a water project for a community or school across the world!
Representing Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta is Heather Villasenor. Heather is a senior Psychology major interested in pursuing a career as a marriage and family therapist. She is from Sonoma, California and enjoys singing, dancing, and acting. Aside from these hobbies she takes great joy in helping others and is currently on the path to joining the Peace Corps as an English Language Facilitator in Tonga. Heather is particularly proud to be participating in Delta Queen as the former Philanthropy Coordinator of Alpha Gam. Delta Queen provides her with a unique opportunity to express her creativity while supporting a great philanthropic cause. Heather is currently working as a lead childcare provider for the YMCA of Orange and is also a Guest Relations Assistant on Chapman's campus, so come on by and say hi!