Atlanta, GA, May 7, 2016 – The Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association (AAPA) (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org), a community-based organization composed of alumnae from National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) member fraternities, awarded Susan Davies, who is in her second year at Mercer University, where she is a candidate for the degree, Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies, and a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority, a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of her academic and service-based accomplishments.
Since 1932, the AAPA has provided scholarships to women from the Atlanta area, as part of its goal of supporting academic achievement among women. The AAPA Alumnae Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving NPC sorority alumna continuing her education. “Susan is an extraordinary alumna and we are pleased to support her pursuit of higher education,” said AAPA President, Rigby Duncan.
Davies, a resident of Marietta, graduated from Georgia Tech in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Honors. She is passionate about working with underserved medical populations, and has served patients in Peru, Nicaragua, and El Salvador, as well as migrant farmworkers in South Georgia. Davies finished her 13-month didactic period at Mercer in the classroom with a 3.8 GPA.
While an undergraduate at Georgia Tech, Davies was Membership VP for Alpha Xi Delta sorority, and she also served as Recruitment VP for the Collegiate Panhellenic Council. She remains involved as Recruitment Advisor on the Alumnae Advisory Board of the Gamma Eta chapter at Georgia Tech.
Davies was presented with her scholarship during the AAPA Scholarship Luncheon on May 7, 2016 held at the Cherokee Town Club in Atlanta, Georgia.
About Atlanta Panhellenic Alumnae Association:
Founded in 1927, the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association (AAPA) (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org) is a community-based organization affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). AAPA membership is composed of 21 representative alumnae from the 26 NPC member fraternities. For over 80 years, the purpose of the AAPA has been to inform fraternity women of current trends, promote the fraternity system, improve the Panhellenic image, and stimulate a continuing interest in Panhellenic affairs.