USD Order of Omega announces new members Several University of South Dakota students were recently inducted into the Order of Omega, the national Greek honor society recognizing scholastic achievement and outstanding leadership skills.
Founded in 1959 at the University of Miami, the Order of Omega recognizes men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in inter-fraternity activities. To be eligible, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate exceptional leadership and involvement throughout the Greek community, campus and Vermillion.
These students must also be members of a social fraternity or sorority and be of junior or senior standing.
The 2002 Order of Omega members and officers are listed below by hometown.
For more information about the Order of Omega, contact Genevieve Evans-Taylor, Greek Life Coordinator, at (605) 677-5334.
Cherokee � Natalie Cedar, member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
Brookings � Jill Ireland, Alpha Phi.
Clark � Amie Richter, Kappa Alpha Theta, elected treasurer.
Dell Rapids � Danny Geraets, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, elected secretary.
Iroquois � Dixie Rounds, Pi Beta Phi.
Lennox � Jessica Nelson, Kappa Alpha Theta; Kristen Olinger, Kappa Alpha Theta.
Mitchell � Falon Sandness, Alpha Phi.
Nisland/Newell � Betsy Eide, Kappa Alpha Theta.
Pierre � Josh Zellmer, Delta Tau Delta.
Rapid City � Andy Vostad, Delta Tau Delta.
Sioux Falls � Adam Cox, Pi Kappa Alpha, elected vice president; Sarah Rall, Alpha Phi; Robert Sage, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, elected president; Cindi VanDeventer, Alpha Phi; Kelly Wallenberg, Alpha Phi.
Vermillion � Jerrid Bruyer, Pi Kappa Alpha.
Yankton � Abigail Kramer, Alpha Phi; Julie Stark, Kappa Alpha Theta.