Xis of the Week- Ashley Reynolds & Lisa Bresson

Ashley Reynolds

Year in school: Fourth
Age: 21
From: Palm Coast, FL
Initiated: Fall 2009
Major: Secondary English Education
Things she Likes: Reading at the beach, cracking up with my sisters at all hours of the day, working on my fitness! 
Favorite TV Show: Swamp People
Favorite Movie: The Longest Yard, Remember the Titans, Anything Nicolas Sparks!
Favorite Books: Don’t even get me started! This list will go on forever: Harry Potter, Hunger Games, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, Angels & Demons, Divinci Code & The Help. 
Favorite Music: Country, all day everyday! Luke Bryan Pandora gets an A+ mixed in with a little Waka Flake Flame keeps me happy!
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: That I have found so much trust, friendship and hilarious memories in such an awesome group of girls. The fact that these girls have helped me become who I am through my years of college means so much and because of them, I feel like a stronger leader and better friend. 
Interesting Fact: I have a tattoo that says “Family means Forever” which I truly got both because of my own family and my family in Alpha Xi heart


Lisa Bresson

Year in school: Senior
Age: 19
From: Jensen Beach, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major:  Exceptional Student Education
Things she Likes: Laying by the pool, Baking, Making pinterest crafts!
Favorite TV Show: Bachelor/ Bachelorette
Favorite Movie: Beauty and the Beast 🙂
Favorite Books: I read a lot of books for my major, not much time to read anything else
Favorite Music:  Country, Luke Bryan especially!!!
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  could write a novel about my favorite part of AXiD! Throughout the last year I have made the most amazing friends. Exactly a year ago I was in a room with the 75 other girls in my pledge class and I knew maybe about 3 peoples names- now, just one year later some of these girls are going to be my bridesmaids one day! Alpha Xi Delta was the best choice I have ever made!
Interesting Fact: I am the youngest senior in my program!


Xis of the Week- Jenna Murphy & Patricia Torras

Jenna Murphy

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 18
From: Jacksonville Beach, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: Criminology
Things she Likes: Eating, sleeping, hanging out with my friends
Favorite TV Show: Law and Order: SVU
Favorite Movie: Pineapple Express.
Favorite Books: Lol I don’t read for enjoyment
Favorite Music: Anything that will blow my speakers up, aka rap
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: Knowing that I have dozens of girls who will always be there for me
Interesting Fact: I have a foot phobia 

Patricia Torras

Year in school: Junior
Age: 20
From: Coral Gables, Miami, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major:  Communications
Things she Likes: I love to travel!
Favorite TV Show: How I met Your Mother
Favorite Movie: Hocus Pocus
Favorite Books: The Da Vinci Code 
Favorite Music:  Anything catchy really, I love JayZ though..
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: Meeting great girls who I know I will always be friends with, they will be at my wedding smile 🙂
Interesting Fact: Never had nutella, and I’m allergic to peanut butter.

Xi of the Week- Carson Tharp

Year in school: Junior
Age: 20
From: Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Initiated: Fall 2010
Major: Art
Things she Likes: Art, fashion, friends, fun!
Favorite TV Show: Gossip Girl
Favorite Movie: Harry Potter!
Favorite Books:  Harry Potter…again.
Favorite Music: I love all music except not so much r&b and gospel and hardcore
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  I love the friendships I’ve made and the awesome girls that I get to call my sisters
Interesting Fact: I’ve been modeling in miami since I was 15


Xis of the Week- Allie Woodward & Natalie Morris

Allie Woodword

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 19
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: Nursing
Things she Likes: Dance, glitter, crafting, family time
Favorite TV Show: Greys Anatomy
Favorite Movie: Green Lantern (Ryan Renolds is to cute)
Favorite Books: 5 people you meet in heaven
Favorite Music: From country to rock I love it all!
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: The bond between me and my sisters
Interesting Fact: I can wiggle my ears!!!!!

Natalie Morris

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 20
From: Jacksonville Beach, Fl
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major:  Marketing
Things she Likes: Surfing, crafting, going to the beach and pinterest
Favorite TV Show: Hawaii 5-0 and Covert Affairs
Favorite Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean
Favorite Books: Pride and Prejudice
Favorite Music:  I love Colbie Calliat, but i listen to everything else like rap, reggae, country and oldies
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: The love I get from my beautiful sisters and getting to work with Autistic kids at Surfers for Autism.
Interesting Fact: I have a small obsession with poodles!

Xis of the Week- Christi Carpenter & Sofia Mylla

Christi Carpenter

Year in school: Senior
Age: 22
From: West Palm Beach, FL
Initiated: Fall 2008
Major: Communications: Multimedia Journalism
Things she Likes: Cupcakes, Traveling, Singing, Reading, Crafting, Concerts, and my kitty, Duchess
Favorite TV Show: HGTV (I love home renovation/interior decorating) & PLL
Favorite Movie: She’s the Man
Favorite Books: The Count of Monte Cristo, Redeeming Love, and the Hunger Games series
Favorite Music: Celine Dion is my idol….Also, favorites are: Kings of Leon, John Mayer, 30 Seconds to Mars, Natasha Bedingfield and EVERYTHING COUNTRY 
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: The constant support and accountability of my sisters (and lack of judgement!) I am always pushed to be a better individual and have grown in so many ways that I would never thought possible if my sisters hadn’t been there for me and seen my potential.
Interesting Fact:My dream job is to travel around the world as a singer using music as a platform to raise awareness and funds to abolish human trafficking…then eventually become an author!

Sofia Mylla

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 19
From: San Paulo, Brazil
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major:  Nursing
Things she Likes: beach, sports, gym, friends, and family.
Favorite TV Show: Prison Break
Favorite Movie: Bridesmaids
Favorite Books: The Twilight Series
Favorite Music:  House and Country
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: Knowing so many people will always be there for you no matter what and how it keeps me goal oriented.
Interesting Fact: I like fishing and hunting! Most people don’t know that.

Xis of the Week- Allison Weber & Maci Wilshire

Allison Weber

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 19
From: Ocala, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: Nursing
Things she Likes: Beach volleyball and shopping!
Favorite TV Show: The Bachelorette
Favorite Movie: PS I love you.
Favorite Books: Anything by Sarah Dessen
Favorite Music: Everything!  
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: All of the great friendships I have made.
Interesting Fact: I have an obsession with Tory Burch.

Maci Wilshire

Year in school: Senior
Age: 21
From: Lakeland, FL
Initiated: Fall 2009
Major:  Intercultural Communication, double minoring in Politcal Science and Sociology
Things she Likes:Exercising, line dancing, competing in triathlons and being independent
Favorite TV Show: Phineas & Ferb
Favorite Movie: The Lion King and all action movies are tied for my favorites
Favorite Books: Inspirational sports books
Favorite Music:  Country, rap, 80s and rock
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta: How goal oriented it has made me!
Interesting Fact: I have completed a half-ironman (70.3 mile triathlon)

Xis of the Week- Taylor Stewart & Amber Briggs

Taylor Stewart

Year in school: Senior
Age: 21
From: Orlando, FL
Initiated: Fall 2009
Major: Communications & multimedia journalism with a minor in sociology
Things she Likes: FAU, puppies, cupcakes, J Crew, teddy bears, axid, outlet malls, sweets & The Orlando Magic
Favorite TV Show: Pretty Little Liars, Castle, Greys Anatomy, Friends, Call of the Wild Man && i’ll never admit it but Keeping up with the Kardashians 
Favorite Movie: So hard to pick just one movie…Pearl Harbor, Mrs. Doubtfire, Home Alone 1&2, The Town She’s the Man and any Disney movie from the 90’s!!!! 
Favorite Books: Anything Nicholas Sparks….lame I know
Favorite Music: Any country or hip hop! Drake  
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  My favorite part of Alpha Xi Delta is the relationships I have made that will continue way beyond my college years and being apart of an organization that has one of the longest historys at Fau 
Interesting Fact: I’m a lefty!!!

Amber Briggs

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 19
From: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: Nursing
Things she Likes: Glitter, four wheeling, dancing, seahorses, rapping, Bacon, back scratches, Nicki Minaj, bubble wrap.
Favorite TV Show: Keeping up with the Kardashians & Spongebob
Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans, Selena, 21 Jump Street, and Titanic
Favorite Books: Wuthering Heights, Redeeming Love
Favorite Music:  I love everything, but mostly Rap
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  The love that we all have for each other, and how comfortable we all are with one another.
Interesting Fact:  I don’t like sweets, I can pretty much quote entire scenes from any movie (along with their voices/accents), I can hotwire a car. 

Xis of the Week- Meghan Brown & Brooke Johnson

Meghan Brown

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 18 till August 😦
From: Orlando, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: Pre-Business
Things she Likes: Clothes and food.
Favorite TV Show: Modern Family and Friends.
Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman
Favorite Books: Basically all Ellen Hopkins books.
Favorite Music: rap (I like to think i’m ghetto/chonga), country obvs, and I loooove oldies
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  Our reputation and high standards we hold because not just anyone can be an AXiD.

Brooke Johnson

Year in school: Junior
Age: 20
From: Jupiter, FL
Initiated: Fall 2010
Major: Communications
Things she Likes: Sunglasses
Favorite TV Show: Orange County Housewives
Favorite Books: The 5 Love Languages( soo interesting)
Favorite Music:  Country
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  Every woman in AXiD is unique but when it comes down to it, we have the same values!
Interesting Fact: I cant get enough of peanut m&ms!! 

Xis of the Week- Allie Sautter & Megan Godwin

Allie Sautter

Year in school: Junior
Age: 20
From: Orlando, FL
Initiated: Fall 2010
Major: Communications and Hospitality
Things she Likes: In my spare time I love to go horseback riding, and when I’m not doing that I’m usually at the mall!
Favorite TV Show: Modern Family and Saturday Night Live, you’ll see me on there one day! 
Favorite Movie: The Little Mermaid
Favorite Books: I just finished Bergdorf Blondes, such a good summer read! 
Favorite Music: Lil Wayne is my absolute favorite! I saw him in concert and fell in love! 
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  There are way too many on my list but my absolute favorite part about being in this sisterhood is that it’s taught me so much about being a leader and responsibility! 
Interesting Fact: My Mom was an Alpha Xi at Auburn!

Megan Godwin

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 19
From: Jacksonville, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: English
Things she Likes: I love having fun as clique as it sounds. Recently giving life more thought; I have a mental bucket list of all sorts of amusing experiences to check off.
Favorite TV Show: One Tree HIll forever will be my all time favorite
Favorite Movie: Titanic…I am a hopeless romantic
Favorite Books: The Hunger Games
Favorite Music:  Maroon 5!!!!
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  My favorite part about Alpha Xi Delta is the same reason I decided to join….SISTERHOOD! Each and every girl holds a special place in my heart, and I am truly glad to have such an amaxing support group. 
Interesting Fact:   I sometimes indulge in pickles and chips…salty and delicious 

Xi’s of the Week- Natalie Rich & Camille Ross

Natalie Rich

Year in school: Sophomore
Age: 19
From: Tampa, FL
Initiated: Fall 2011
Major: Communications and Multimedia Journalism
Things she Likes: I am obsessed with PUGS!!! Dance, bows, and of course AXiD !
Favorite TV Show: Dance Mom’s
Favorite Movie: Mean Girls
Favorite Books: Hunger Games
Favorite Music: COUNTRY
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  My favorite part about AXiD would have to be my amazing sisters and the positive influence they have had in my life over the past year.
Interesting Fact: I’m obsessed with food! I love every single type of food! I will literally eat anything that is put in front of me 

Camille Ross

Year in school: Senior
Age: 21
From: Wellington, FL
Initiated: Fall 2010
Major: Neuroscience with a minor in Political Science
Things she Likes: I love crafting, cooking, and playing with my puggle Penelope 
Favorite TV Show: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, New Girl, and Adventure Time
Favorite Movie: The Life Aquatic or any other Wes Anderson film
Favorite Books:  Classics like Catcher in the Rye and Steinbeck and then nerdy books like Outliers and Freakonomics 
Favorite Music:  My taste in music ranges from indie to dubstep
Favorite Part about Alpha Xi Delta:  I rushed as a sophomore and ever since joining my college experience has completely changed. I’ve met so many people who have changed my life for the better and shown me that there are so many ways to get involved on and around campus. I don’t know where I’d be without these ladies constantly motivating me to do and be my best.
Interesting Fact:  I have studied ballet for 17 years.

Camille (right) and her little, Alyssa Newbeck (left).