Epsilon Alpha

Texas Christian University

1955

Historical facts: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  1. The day after the announcement that sororities and fraternities were allowed on campus, Betty Irvin Farris, Colorado, was appointed by the Fort Worth Alumnae Association to be Kappa's Extension Chairman at Texas Christian University. 

  2. Formal pledging of the quota of 21 girls, took place Feb. 7, 1955, included three Kappa daughters and one Kappa sister.  

  3. The chapter was given a memorial gift by the parents of charter member Sonya Boyt, who died in 1957. Since then, other charter members have given silver cups. In 1958, a former President gave a pair of branched candelabra and a silver tray as well as a sapphire Epsilon Alpha guard pin for the President's use.

Fun facts:

  1. The first sorority badge to make its appearance on campus was the key of Kappa Kappa Gamma. The badges of seven other groups were introduced throughout the week.

  2. The Betsy Clement Friendship Award is a new award in honor of Betsy Clement, a member of Epsilon Alpha Chapter who passed during her time at TCU. Her pledge sisters started the award as a way to remember her.

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