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Tri Delta members celebrate 100 years on the University of Oklahoma campus

by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: May 17, 2013 at 12:48 pm •  Published: October 15, 2010

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OU’s Tri Delta house at 1611 College, Norman. (Photos provided).

University of Oklahoma members of Delta Delta Delta sorority celebrated 100 years of being on the OU campus with a weekend of activities in Norman.

The main event, the dinner/dance, was at the Embassy Suites and 880 people attended. A video of photos of members through the decades was shown and active chapter president Morgan Wolber was on the program, along with Ganga Moorthy, Sarah Wittrock, Sarah Graybill and Katylee Strange.

Special guests were Jackye Brown Clark, National President, and Beth Dollase, National Foundation board member. Marylee Strange was chairman of the event.

The band was Souled Out.”  Black and white tablecloths, gold napkins and sorority symbols of pearls and pansies were on the tables.

Among the celebrants were Betsy and Ken Hibbard, Margaret and Cameron McLain, Lucy and Steve Hoelscher, Melanie and Van Russell, Jackie Jones, Lisa Synar, Sonja and Johnny Pellow, Marylee and Tim Strange, Claudia and Jim Robertson, Sarah and Bryan Wells, Ann and Craig McBride, Rhonda and Jim Williston, Julie Barry, Dr. Jennifer Nelson, Dr. Bob Jarman, Beth Brown, Judy and Tom Wolf, Jayne and Gary Underwood.

Other activities: 450 members met on Friday at a “Meet and Greet” party at Seven47 on Campus Corner. On Saturday there were also pledge class reunion luncheons in 15 locations in Norman and an open house and dessert and tour of the chapter house.

Lauren McIver and Juliann Strange were at the Celebration.

Ann Trigg McBride and her husband Craig McBride were at Seven47 on Friday night.

Ann-Shannon Hail, Saradee Griffin, Marla Freeman, Erin Medlin, Rebecca  LaFevers and Dr. Elena Willis attended the Centennial events.

Victoria Tran and Marylee Strange greet guests at the party. Strange was chairman.

Karin Paul and Sydney Greathouse talk at the event.

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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