Welcome Spring '16 New Members!

As we digress further into the semester and our motivation starts to decrease, we do have exciting news to cheer us up! This past week we welcomed four amazing young women into our Eta Lambda Chapter! These four unique, caring and outgoing women will no doubt be an incredible addition to our chapter and we can't wait to see everything they bring on! Read below to get to know these wonderful girls and why they are our women crush Wednesday's of this week!

Rachel Benett- Freshman

1.     Where are you from? Orlando, FL

2.     What is your major? Pre-nursing

3.     What influenced your decision to join Alpha Phi? A lot of my friends joined in the fall, and they explained how amazing it was so I wanted to join to get the experience!

4.     What is your favorite place in the world? Anywhere that has a beach! (OBX/Costa Rica)

5.     What goals do you wish to accomplish in your college career? Get accepted in the nursing program so that I can learn to become a pediatric cardiologist!

6.     Who is your role model and why? My mother because she's a strong woman and has taught me how to stick through difficult times.

7.     Who is your ultimate celebrity crush? And what would your ideal date be? Ryan Gosling. Ideal date would be staying in and watching Netflix for hours and eating 😎

8.     What is your favorite quote? "Girls tear each other down, but women build each other up"

Katie Rose- Freshman

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1.     Where are you from? West Virginia

2.     What is your major? Government/ Iternational politics

3.     What influenced your decision to join Alpha Phi? Alpha Phi was extremely welcoming so I was instantly drawn.

4.     What is your favorite place in the world? The Greenbrier resort

5.     What goals do you wish to accomplish in your college career? To work for the state department

6.     Who is your ultimate celebrity crush? Ben Higgins 

7.     What is your favorite quote? "Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country"

Shatha Salameh- Freshman

1.     Where are you from? I'm Jordanian- Palestinian but I was born in Fairfax and grew up around here.

2.     What is your major? Biology major 

3.     What influenced your decision to join Alpha Phi? The girls I met in Alpha Phi were so supportive of each other and it made me want to be a part of something that genuine.

4.     What is your favorite place in the world? Any beach :)

5.     What goals do you wish to accomplish in your college career? I hope to leave George Mason confident and prepared to do whatever is coming next.

6.     Who is your role model and why? My mom, she's my best friend and the person who pushes me to be my best.

7.      Who is your ultimate celebrity crush? Leonardo Dicaprio at an Oscar after party (after he wins lol)

8.     What is your favorite quote? "You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude."

Taylor Whittington-Freshman

1.     Where are you from? Maryland

2.     What is your major? Criminology  

3.     What influenced your decision to join Alpha Phi? I knew that I wanted to join some part of greek life but once I started meeting some girls from Alpha Phi I knew that it was going to be a perfect match for me because everyone that I met was so genuine and just made me feel like I already belong.

4.     What is your favorite place in the world? I’ve never made it too far outside of the DMV but my favorite place so far has been Surf City, NC. I love the beach and don’t even get me started on all the hot marines down there!!

5.     What goals do you wish to accomplish in your college career? I’m hoping to get a really good internship my junior/senior year so I can make some really good connections in order to have a better chance of getting a good job when I graduate.

6.     Who is your role model and why? My role model is definitely my older sister. I’ve always looked up to her and she’s been through so many struggles in her life and I hope I can be as strong as her. She also helps a lot with taking care of my grandmother and doesn’t get appreciated enough for doing so. So I hope I can be as good of a person as she is one day.

7.      Who is your ultimate celebrity crush? Ben Higgins from the Bachelor!! (not really a "celeb" but stilllll..) Our ideal date would be a romantic dinner with a private concert from Christina Aguilera.

8.     What is your favorite quote? “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”

Picture credits to: Gabriella Ebeling