Tri Delta

Phi Epsilon Chapter at The University of Southern Mississippi

Chapter Officers

Carrie Anne Sims

President

Carrie Anne is a junior, English major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Her favorite book is Catcher in the Rye and her favorite countries that she visited is Ireland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom! The moment Carrie Anne knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was,"During recruitment, I chose Tri Delta because it felt the most natural to me. I didn't have to fit a mold or change anything about myself in order to feel welcomed and loved. And in every day since then, I've experienced that same acceptance from every member in Tri Delta!"

Julie Banks

Vice President of Chapter Development

Julie is a junior, Spanish and Education major from Brandon, Mississippi. She loves Jesus and her favorite country she's ever been to is Costa Rica. There, she learned how to surf and push herself emotional and physically to new limits. The moment Julie knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was "Pref night of my freshmen year. The girls got up there, in that elegant white, and they began singing songs to Jesus and to each other that was a complete representation of steadfast love. At that moment, I knew that Tri Delta was the opportunity for me to be loved by Godly women but to also love other Godly women. It's the perfect mixture of both and I'm so thankful for this sisterhood and the love Jesus that is shared in us and through us!"

Larsen Gauthe

Vice President of Administration

Larsen is a Junior, Nursing major from Biloxi, Mississippi. She loves to sail and play with her dog, Bouvier. The moment Larsen knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was "Philanthropy day! The Tri Delta women were so passionate about their philanthropy and I knew that I wanted to have that passion in me too!"

Rebecca Burnett

Vice President of Membership

Rebecca is a Junior, Public Relations major from Mobile, Alabama. Rebecca's favorite nail polish color is Samoan Sand and favorite USM memory is a chapter trip to Red Bluff! The moment Rebecca knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was when, "I got my party list on pref night! I had been confused all week but when I saw Tri Delta, I got giddy and just kind of knew that was where I wanted to be and this is the legacy I want to leave behind! Then the rest was history!"

Logan Parker

Vice President of Public Relations

Logan is a junior, Public Relations and Spanish major from Gulfport, Mississippi. Her favorite song to play on the piano is Dear Theodosia and her favorite place she's ever been is Hawaii! The moment Logan knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta, "Honestly, it was the first day of recruitment for me. It was exhausting and when I got to the Tri Delta house, I was ready to go home and go to sleep. But, when they opened the doors and the windows were shining light in the room, it was like a breathe of fresh air. Weird, but I just felt so at home already and really felt the happiness and comfort in the room. So it was at that moment when I knew I wanted to be there."

Alexis Peters

Vice President of Finance

Alexis is a sophomore, nursing major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Her favorite part about living in Hattiesburg is the community and . The moment Alexis knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta: "During recruitment, philanthropy day sold me on Tri Delta. I can't describe the feeling of when I saw how much everyone cared about St. Jude and how much they truly get to contribute to it."

Beth Cunningham

New Member Educator

Beth is a sophomore, Media Production major from Pensacola, Florida. She loves anything outdoors and specializes in photography, videography and hand lettering. Moment Beth knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was "The moment I knew I wanted to be Tri Delta was actually after recruitment was over. The exact moment that I remember thinking that this was something I really wanted to buy into was the first time I heard our purpose. I remember reading it at our first new member meeting and feeling those words resonate in a way that I was not expecting to truly find in a Greek organization. Now, looking back after two years in this sisterhood, I am so in awe of the way those words, written in 1888, have so closely aligned with the purpose I've placed on my own life and college experience."

Leah Sandoz

Philanthropy Chairman

Leah is a junior, Nursing major from Long Beach, Mississippi. Her favorite St. Jude memory: "I think my favorite one was when we got to go visit Tri Delta Place. A dad of a patient came up and talked with us to thank us. He told us just how thankful he was to be at St. Jude and all that they have done for his son so far" Moment Leah knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta: "Philanthropy day during recruitment! I absolutely fell in love with the chapter's involvement with St. Jude and the passion that each girl had to the philanthropy."

Bailey Stokes

Academic Chairman

Bailey is a sophomore, Biology major from Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Bailey loves working out and her favorite class taken at USM was Biology 110. "It was my favorite because I realized that I genuinely love science and was content with my major." The moment Bailey knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "The night of the Stars and Crescents Degree! Everything just came full circle for me and I realized that night that I was gaining a bond of sisterhood with all my best friends!"

Tatum Barham

Reference Chairman

Tatum is a sophomore, Nursing major from Purvis, Mississippi. Tatum's favorite USM Memory: "Cheering on the sidelines as a USM all-girl cheerleader!" The moment Tatum knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "When I saw how genuinely loved and happy all the girls were. Sisterhood was so evident in this chapter and that is exactly what I was looking for, girls who will love me for me and a home away from home. I found just that and more at Tri Delta!"

Holly Hawkins

Membership Development Chairman

Holly is a sophomore, Exercise Science major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Holly loves spark and Tri Delta intramurals! Her favorite Intramural Memory is "Definitely winning the intramural basketball championship freshman year!" The moment Holly knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta: "Philanthropy Day! That is when I saw how passionate and devoted the women of Tri Delta were to the children of St. Jude!"

Kate Roberts

Risk Management Chairman

Kate is a sophomore, Speech Pathology major from Silas, Alabama. Her favorite USM memory is riding in the homecoming parade with Tri Delta! The moment Kate knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "when I saw how all of those girls loved and adored one another on pref night. I could really tell that they genuinely cared about each other and that was something I wanted!"

Maddison Miller

Licensing Chairman

Maddison Miller is a sophomore, Accounting major from Gulfport, Mississippi. Her favorite class she's taken from USM is ENG 203 and her favorite Hattiesburg Hotspot is Del Sol! The moment Maddison Knew that She Wanted to be a Tri Delta was "Well, I'd always had my eye on Tri Delta, but going through recruitment I knew when I came into the house and they had the best music playing. I knew these girls genuinely loved each other and knew how to have fun with one another."

Abby Anderson

Activities Chairman

Abby is a freshmen, Accounting major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Abby's favorite Hattiesburg hotspots are Papito's and Target! The moment Abby knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "When I went to stay with my cousin in the Tri Delta house in the 10th grade! The girls were so much fun and genuine! I couldn't wait to get here!"

Meg Patterson

Treasurer

Meg Patterson is a sophomore, Speech Pathology major from Meridian, Mississippi. Her two favorite musicals are Les Miserable and Hamilton! The moment Meg Knew that She Wanted to be a Tri Delta: "Philanthropy Day! I've always had a special place in my heart for kids and community service, so when I heard all the girls talk about how important St. Jude was to them, I knew that I was meant to be a Tri Delta. "

Jane Claire Arender

Chapter Correspondent

Jane Claire is a freshmen, Public Relations and Spanish major from Brandon, Mississippi. Her favorite musical is Wicked and loves to sing Popular. The moment Jane Claire knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "Pref night when Julie Banks spoke about how much Tri Delta has impacted her and she talked about personal challenges that Tri Delta has helped her overcome and that is when she mentioned that my mom had cancer the first time and how she had sisters to help support her and pray for her & my mom. So I knew I wanted to be a Tri Delta because I had girls I had never even met pray for my mom and that meant the world. To know that prayer was happening behind the scenes. I literally started sobbing pref night because you could feel the sincerity in the air."

Jessi Hebert

Collegiate Alumnae Relations

Jessi is a freshmen, General Business major from Biloxi, Mississippi. She loves Christmas and celebrating it with her family year round. The moment Jessi wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "It was actually the previous recruitments before I went through when I would see how my older sister would interact with her friends. You could see that there was a special bond between them, and I knew I wanted to find friendships like that!"

Mayci McCloud

Chaplain

Mayci is a sophomore, Nursing major from Silver Creek, Mississippi. She loves jesus and red lipstick! The moment Mayci knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was "During recruitment when I realized I could be my absolute true self and everyone else was extremely genuine also. I felt like I could sit back, laugh, and I could forever call Tri Delta my home away from home!"

Abbi Holiday and Meghan McMurry

Tailgate Chairmen

Abby is a freshmen, slkdfjsdf major from fbslkfjsdl. Her favorite hobby is skjdflsk. The moment Abby knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, " Meghan is a freshmen, Nursing major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Her favorite hobby is writing and listening to music. The moment Meghan knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "During recruitment on philanthropy day because of st Jude and how everyone was so in love with it!"

Lindsey Garrity

Body Image Coordinator

Lindsey is a junior, Public Relations major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Lindsey loves to run, even 10 miles. The moment Lindsey knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "When I had to blow my nose during recruitment and no one judged me. Just kidding, I knew when I saw what a great partnership we had with st. Jude and how close it brings all of the members of the chapter because they are all working hard together to help a great cause!!"

Krista Friedlein

Community Service Chairman

Krista is a junior, Tourism Management major from Atlanta, Georgia. Krista's favorite country she's visited is Florence, Italy because of the art and people. The moment Krista knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "On pref night when I had just casually gone through the week thinking that sorority might still not be for me. BUT after I left for the night I kept thinking about DDD and found myself crying that night because I wanted to be apart of an organization with those women SO badly. They just had so much love, grace, & class and I wanted that for myself!"

Marley Atkins

Social Chairman

Marley is a sophomore, Nursing major from Purvis, Mississippi.

Laura Ann Stockstill

Sponsor Chairman

Laura Anne is a sophomore, Nursing major from Picayune, Mississippi.

Cameron Nocera

Dance Chairman

Cameron is a freshmen, Child and Family Studies major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Cameron is a Dixie Darling and her favorite USM memories is hanging out at her dorm with her best friends after football games! The moment she realized she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "talking to Randa Morace on pref night!!"

Abbie Barker

Secretary

Abbie is a sophomore, Speech Pathology major from Hometown Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Abbie's favorite part about living in Hattiesburg is being close to home! The moment Abbie knew she wanted to be a Tri Delta was, "I knew all along! Ever since coming to Southern Miss and seeing Tri Deltas on campus, I wanted to be apart of it!"

Carlee Smith

Intramural Chair

Carlee is a freshmen, slfkdj major from Pensacola, Florida.

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