As a student coming to The College of Charleston from New Jersey I knew absolutely no one entering my freshmen year. I also was very involved in high school with volunteer work as well as school organizations and sports. When I came to college going through the recruitment process was a bit foreign to me but was also appealing. Going through recruitment in general helped me meet a lot of girls my age and after just a few days I knew Alpha Delta Pi was the right place for me. Joining Alpha Delta Pi helped me meet even more girls of all ages, from all over the country, with all kinds of personalities and form friendships with them as well. Just a few months after joining ADPi I had already been to mixers, volunteered at The Ronald McDonald House, and attended tons of fun sisterhood events. Soon after I ran for a position which required me to live in the sorority house my sophomore year. After living in the house I developed close friendships with girls I never had interacted with before. After my sophomore year I received an internship through a sorority sister of mine and one of the reasons the company said they hired me was because of my volunteer experience and leadership positions I have held in ADPi. As I approach my junior year I hold an executive board position and still stay close with my friends in other sororities who I met through rush as well as my sisters in ADPi.
-Christine Heilman ’12, Communications