5 Women Wanted More than a Sorority Could Offer...
Founders At The Ohio State University in 1978, Ann Huling Mathews, Marilyn Burns, Jennifer McMillan, Amy Mathews, and Cindie Davis decided they wanted to create a sorority that fostered women excelling in agriculture. Sigma Alpha was officially founded on January 26, 1978. Today, Sigma Alpha has over 11,000 members apart of 60 collegiate chapters across the nation.
Objective "The objective of the sorority shall be to promote in its members in all facets of agriculture and to strengthen the bonds of friendship among them. It is the purpose of its members to strive for achievements in scholarship, leadership, and service and to further the development of women pursuing careers in agriculture."
Zeta Chapter: Our History at LSU Sigma Alpha at Louisiana State University was founded on October 29th, 1989. Our founding members in 1989 are Alice Arsena Angie Choat Bartfield, April Ballard, Jamie Berthelot, Angela Brown, Hilde Steinhold Chenevert, Kristy Colomb, Larissa Devlin, Gert LaCour Hawkins, Kris Kuhlmann, Emily Longnecker, Janet Lopez, Carmen Lyons, Molly McRae, Dee Ann Rentz, Daphne Seal, Sandi Simoneaux, Yolanda Skinner, Simmie Gautreaux Soileau, Laurie Thomas, Tina Turner, Nancy Diane Webber, and Cheryl Caronia Yates.