Greek life at Shorter stands to promote leadership, social interaction, community and philanthropy. Delta Sigma Phi, Theta Psi Chapter, hosts a number over events over the span of a week in hopes of raising as much money as possible to donate to the Relay for Life foundation. This year their main event is a pageant referred to as “Queen of the Nile.”
The “Queen of the Nile” is just like Big Man on Campus, except instead of men being the contestants women are the contestants. Along with raising money, the goals is to have a fun event, bigger presence on campus and show a diversity of the student body at Shorter.
Pageant coordinator Caleb Britt said, “This pageant is different because our goal is to make the pageant as fun as possible.”
All Shorter University girls are welcomed to enter the welcomed to enter the pageant. The pageant will consist of an opening number, an introduction, the ladies talent, semi-formal wear and crowning.
“We do not want the girls to feel pressure to buy expensive dressers or attire which is why “formal wear” will be semi-formal,” said Britt.
Theta Psi’s goal is to raise $500 or more, and all profits will be donated to Relay for Life. The event will be held Mar. 31, at 7:30 in the chapel.
The last day to sign up for the pageant is Mar. 12, and rehearsals begin on Mar. 21.