Congrats to this week’s pledge of the week, Haley Tilley!
Haley is a second year Korean major and her favorite memory is going to pledge retreat, staying up until 5 in the morning, and meeting loads of new people. She is pledge of the week because she is super helpful with the pledges and was a great asset at MBU!
Congratulations to this week’s Officer of the Week, Andrew Thompson!
Andrew, our Merit Badge University Director, received Officer of the Week after orchestrating a hugely successful MBU, as well as several preparatory events in the week leading up to it. Andrew is a junior majoring in Exercise Science with a Business Foundations Certificate and a Pre-Allied Health Certificate. His favorite thing about APO is his personal opportunity to be a leader, as well as the opportunity APO provides to learn more about leadership and improve leadership skills.
Congratulations to this week’s Officers of the Week, Jessica Dai and Samuel Garcia, our Fundraising Co-Chairs!
Jessica and Samuel received Officer of the Week after several highly successful fundraisers, including Valentine’s Day Candy Grams and kicking of the Grilled Cheese Fundraiser. Jessica is a third-year International Relations and Global Studies Major. Her favorite thing about APO is all the people she’s grown close with, and all her ‘friends on deck.’ Samuel is a first-year student who is currently undeclared, but hopes to go into Communications. His favorite thing about APO is being a part of something bigger than himself and having a family.
Congrats to Rachel West for being Active of the Week 2/19!
Rachel is a first-year biology major, who likes to go sailing in her free time. She got Active of the Week for being first in leadership, and she also works behind-the-scenes in a couple of committees. Rachel loves APO because of all of the friendship and opportunities its given her.
Congrats to Farwa Hassan for receiving Pledge of the Week!
Farwa is currently a first year student studying Economics. Farwa received Pledge of the Week because she went outside of her comfort zone by initiating games and making an effort to learn everyone’s name at pledge retreat. Her favorite APO memory is pledge retreat because she got to meet so many awesome people.
Congratulations to this week’s Officers of the Week, Brian Ellis and Sarah Bayless!
Brian and Sarah served as Recruitment Co-Chairs and received Officers of the Week for completing a recruitment season that brought in over 100 pledges! Brian is a third-year computer science and music double major. His favorite thing about APO is the opportunities it provides to foster leadership skills and the encouragement for people to grow outside of their comfort zone. Sarah is a senior and is majoring in microbiology. She has a deep love for being a part of APO’s flag tradition.
Congrats to our dearest Christina Boatman!
Christina is currently a third year Youth and Community Studies major and was recognized as Active of the Week for helping organize install! She loves APO because it has given her a home away from her hometown and gives her the opportunity to help her community with her closest friends.
You rock, Christina!
Congratulations to Jenny Le for being Active of the Week!
Jenny is currently a 2nd year Geology major. Jenny received Active of the Week because of her dedication to tabling and recruitment! Jenny enjoys APO because she is a very big flag person and loves to run the flag at football games. Not only that, but she also loves meeting new people. APO just wouldn’t be the same without her!
Congratulations to this week’s Officers of the Week, Gaby Fernandez and Kellie Waller!
Gaby and Kellie, our Community Co-Directors, received Officers of the Week after hosting a successful Active Retreat and getting Alpha Rho involved with ECHO, a homelessness census. Gaby is a government major and Kellie is a psychology and sociology major. Both are third-year students. Both Gaby’s and Kellie’s favorite part of APO is the friendships they’ve made and the opportunity to meet people with a similar passion for service.
Congrats to Samuel Garcia for receiving Active of the Week!
Samuel is currently a 1st year student going into communications and advertising major. Samuel received Active of the Week for how committed he is to attending APO events and helping the community as a whole. His favorite thing about APO is being a part of what feels like an awesome family.