TCU fraternities hope to emphasis leadership


Students considering joining a Greek organization is college should expect to learn about leadership, connection and belonging to a group.

Being involved in greek life is a great way to learn a lot about yourself and meet life long friends, said Justine Grace, a TCU alumna, who was Panhellenic Vice President of Recruitment her senior year.

“Greeks are connected because you have a lot of people who are involved,” she said.

Grace said greek life is a great way to learn a lot about yourself and meet life long friends.

The Greek Community has 39 fraternities and sororities.

There is a new leadership seminar and it will be mandatory for fraternity rush next year.

The program, which is still being developed and subject to TCU approval, is meant to help first-year students in fraternities develop leadership skills and build character.

“Fraternities should bring out the best in people,” Grace said. “Students are usually more involved and they can speak to a higher standard, and [they] know how to manage time and how to be a respected, compassionate leader.”

Samantha Fisher, 16, is a rising junior at Lutheran South Academy in Houston, Texas. Samantha loves to shop and listen to music whenever she is not competing in cheer. Samantha works on her school’s newspaper staff. She said she loves writing and “finding a story to tell.” She plans to attend TCU and major in journalism.

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