2020 Conclave Awards

Nearly 125 sisters and advisors gathered virtually via zoom, August 1st, 2020 for the 2020 National Conclave. The culmination of Conclave came during the Emerald Banquet on Saturday night when chapters and sisters were recognized for their achievements.  The awards year covered June 1 – December 31, 2019.  Below are the 2019 National Award recipients:

Individual Awards

Outstanding Advisor

1st Place: Deborah Grusenmeyer
Alpha Psi, Cornell University

2nd Place: Chad McKay
Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

3rd Place: Heather Gorman
Beta Rho, Southern Arkansas University

Outstanding Leader

1st Place: Alexia LaGrone
Zeta, Louisiana State University

2nd Place: Rhiannen Schneider
Alpha Chi, University of Missouri – Columbia

3rd Place: Kayla Martin
Beta Rho, Southern Arkansas University

Outstanding New Member

1st Place: Caroline Liggett
Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

2nd Place: Katherine Hewitt
Delta, Iowa State University

3rd Place: Kathleen Atkinson
Eta, University of Connecticut

Outstanding Senior

1st Place: Jamie Gothard
Alpha, The Ohio State University

2nd Place: Lauren Voelker
Gamma, Michigan State University

3rd Place: Gabe Cairncross
Sigma, Western Illinois University

Chapter Awards

Outstanding Website

1st Place: Beta Zeta, University of Wisconsin – River Falls

2nd Place: Xi, Oregon State University

3rd Place: Zeta, Louisiana State University

Jennifer McMillan Service in Agriculture

1st Place: Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

2nd Place: Omega, South Dakota State University

3rd Place: Beta Nu, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Outstanding Social Media

1st Place: Beta Zeta, University of Wisconsin – River Falls

2nd Place: Alpha Kappa, University of Delaware

3rd Place: Delta, Iowa State University

Chapter Growth

Chapters of 1-25 Members
Gamma Epsilon, Arkansas State University – 137.50%
Alpha Nu, Arizona State University East – 100%
Gamma Delta, State University of New York – Cobleskill – 76.92%

Chapters of 26-40 Members
Alpha Sigma, New Mexico State University – 70.59%
Beta Tau, Arkansas Tech University – 47.37%
Phi, Texas A&M University – 41.67%

Chapters of 41+ Members
Rho, Texas Tech University – 60%
Gamma Beta, Montana State University – 54.84%
Zeta, Louisiana State University – 38.89%

Outstanding Service

1st Place: Alpha Chi, University of Missouri – Columbia

2nd Place: Beta Sigma, Western Kentucky University

3rd Place: Alpha Mu, University of Illinois

Outstanding Fellowship

1st Place: Beta Tau, Arkansas Tech University

2nd Place: Beta Sigma, Western Kentucky University

3rd Place: Alpha Psi, Cornell University

Outstanding Scholarship

1st Place: Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

2nd: Beta Sigma, Western Kentucky University

3rd: Beta Tau, Arkansas Tech University

Outstanding Leadership

1st Place: Beta, Purdue University

2nd Place: Alpha Chi, University of Missouri-Columbia

3rd Place (Tie): Alpha Pi, Texas A&M University

3rd Place (Tie): Beta Sigma, Western Kentucky University

Emerald Chapters

Delta, Iowa State University
Epsilon, Pennsylvania State University
Theta, University of Tennessee
Omicron, Truman State University
Sigma, Western Illinois University
Alpha Gamma, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Alpha Lambda, Delaware Valley University
Alpha Chi, University of Missouri-Columbia
Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

Founders’ Cup

1st Place: Gamma Alpha, Wilmington College

2nd: Alpha Chi, University of Missouri – Columbia

3rd: Sigma, Western Illinois University

  • I love Sigma Alpha because of all the professional growth I have personally experienced within my membership both collegiate and alumna!

    Megan Lutrick
  • I love Sigma Alpha because it’s given me opportunities I didn’t know existed and has been a key player in shaping me into the professional I am today!

    Jordan Bonham
  • I LOVE Sigma Alpha because it has provided me with opportunities, experiences, and sisters that I will cherish my entire life!

    Jessica Graham
Abby Blomquist2020 Conclave Awards Wall