• History Made During The 2019 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™
    History Made During The 2019 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™
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    2019 Winner:

    Bea Dubois


    CLEVELAND, OH – June 12, 2019 – The National Greek Awards™ hosted its annual #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ Photo Contest, which features members of multiple Greek-letter organizations who have graduated from college this fiscal year.  In this 2019 competition, it again made contest history.

    Bea Dubois; 2019 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ WINNER, member of Sigma Gamma Rho® Sorority, Inc., and graduate of Liberty University.

    Normally the contest starts off slow with voting.  This year, the votes shot out the gate, and that was primarily due to the ferocious competitive nature of the contestants.  Never before has the competition had as many lead changes. However, that wasn’t even close to the biggest piece of contest news.

    This 2019 competition had close to 50% more votes than the previous year, and even that didn’t compare to the voting percentages of the contestants themselves. This year’s contest winner garnered over 90% more votes than her predecessor and is not only the first person to reach more than 1,000 votes, but she also accumulated more votes than anyone in the history of the competition.

    Kory Calhoun; 2019 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ Runner-Up (2nd Place Winner), member of Alpha Phi Alpha® Fraternity, Inc., and graduate of University of Mississippi.

    I am beyond humbled and honored to win the 2019 National Greek Awards™ #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™. I first heard about the contest in 2017 when my soror Amanda competed and won. So when it was my turn to graduate, I knew I had to sign up,” says Bea Dubois, a member of Sigma Gamma Rho® Sorority, Inc. and the 2019 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ Photo Contest winner.

    She continued, “Greeks are always shown in a negative light so I asked my friend to take my graduation photos with my Greek stole. I was surprised to know that I received over 1,050 votes as I was only expecting a few hundred. The votes came in slowly but I’m glad that everything worked out in the end. I am thankful to be a part of an amazing sorority and to have an amazing circle of friends, family, classmates, fellow Greeks who helped me win.”

    An amazing circle indeed.

    It was such a rush watching this year’s contest. I’d never seen two front-runners going so hard for their votes. It was amazing and awe-inspiring,” said National Greek Awards™ Founder and Executive Director Tim Carthon, “In the end, out of thousands of votes, Ms. Dubois literally won by only 12 votes. By far, that’s the closest contest win we’ve ever had. It was an absolutely fantastic and positive battle. A big shout out and thank you to our contest sponsor SBIWinners.com.”

    Bethany White; 2019 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ 3rd Place Winner, member of Alpha Kappa Alpha® Sorority, Inc., and graduate of North Carolina Central University.

    It was definitely a battle for the contest ages.  In the end, the wins that mattered most for our 1st-Place Finisher were her educational and career wins. Ms. Dubois received her Masters of Public Health degree from Liberty University and plans on a career as a Cancer Research Scientist. 

    The mission of the National Greek Awards™ is to positively change the entire social structure of Greek-letter organizations worldwide.  You can see the Greek-letter organization Students from this year and all years prior featured on the National Greek Awards’ Facebook®Twitter®, and Instagram® social media pages (@GreekAwards).  The graduation photos featured will also be included in the Greek life photos section on GreekAwards.com and you can watch this year’s winner’s feature video story below:

    *WINNER VIDEO COMING SOON…*

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    About the National Greek Awards™

    The National Greek Awards™ is the national standard for the highest levels of individual academic excellence, community service involvement, team performance, and career achievement within the Greek Fraternity and Sorority world.  Handpicked by the members of the Hall of Greeks™ Awards Academy™ and members of the Greek fraternity and sorority world abroad, this All-Star-studded red-carpet awards event showcases yearly “The All-Stars of Greek Fraternities and Sororities™.”  READ MORE…

    The National Greek Awards™, also known as the Greek All-Star™ Awards™ and the National Greek Fraternity and Sorority Awards™, is a privately held subsidiary of Carthon Choreography™, headquartered in Ohio.


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  • Amazing Greek-Life Graduates Shine During the 2017 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™
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    Amanda McLeroy; 2017 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ WINNER, member of Sigma Gamma Rho® Sorority, Inc., and graduate of George Mason University.


    CLEVELAND, OH – June 10, 2017 – The National Greek Awards™ 2017 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ recently concluded, and it was the most successful one to date.  Greek-life graduates from all over the U.S. submitted some of the most telling and beautiful photos showcasing their pride in succeeding at one of the most difficult things to accomplish in an industrialized society: Earning a college degree.  

    This year’s GGFW Contest included over 100 contestant photos from several Greek-letter organizations from around the country.  Some of those images even include the babies of graduates, which they used as inspiration to make it through extraordinarily trying times during their undergraduate tenure.

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    Amanda Burgos; 2017 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ 2nd place finisher, member of Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc., and graduate of Saint Leo University.

    I am always proud to see anyone accomplish something positive, especially something with a high level of difficulty that is also life-changing,” said National Greek Awards™ Founder and Executive Director Tim Carthon, “But to see my fellow Greek-life family members do so, especially with the reputation of Greek-letter organization members in general not being at the height at which I believe it deserves to be, that’s particularly satisfying.  And it definitely doesn’t hurt to win a nice $100 prize on the side, courtesy of Fiverr.com, for that accomplishment.

    This year’s contest winner is a graduate of George Mason University and entered what may go down as one of the greatest Greek life photographs ever taken.  And, like so many higher education students, she also has an all-too familiar pre-undergraduate story to tell, as college is an expensive experience in America.

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    Je’nell Hubbard; 2017 #GraduatingGreeks Feature Week™ 3rd place finisher, member of Alpha Kappa Alpha® Sorority, Inc., and graduate of Kennesaw State University.

    Graduating college in my family in general was a big thing, not just in my immediate family,” says Amanda McLeroy, a member of Sigma Gamma Rho® Sorority, Inc. and the 2017 Graduating Greeks Feature Week™ Contest winner, “Though we didn’t have much, and I knew we didn’t have much, (my parents) still scraped together every last penny that they had to make sure that I was able to go to a college out of state because they knew that’s what I really wanted to do with myself.

    However, the triumph (and some good fortune) through her struggle are part of the beauty of Amanda’s story.

    When I won I was initially shocked because it was such a close race. I didn’t think I would win in all honesty,” she said, “So many great things had been happening to me over the course of the year, and I was overjoyed to add this to the list.”

    Ms. McLeroy has a “pretty complex” future planned as well.  Watch her story below.

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    The mission of the National Greek Awards™ is to positively change the entire social structure of Greek-letter organizations worldwide.  You can see the Greek-letter organization Students featured on the National Greek Awards’ Facebook®, Twitter®, and Instagram® social media pages (@GreekAwards).  The graduation photos featured will also be included in the Greek life photos section on GreekAwards.com soon.

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    About the National Greek Awards™

    The National Greek Awards™ is the national standard for the highest levels of individual academic excellence, community service involvement, team performance, and career achievement within the Greek Fraternity and Sorority world.  Handpicked by the members of the Hall of Greeks™ Awards Academy™ and members of the Greek fraternity and sorority world abroad, this All-Star-studded red-carpet awards event showcases yearly “The All-Stars of Greek Fraternities and Sororities™.”  READ MORE…

    The National Greek Awards™, also known as the Greek All-Star™ Awards™ and the National Greek Fraternity and Sorority Awards®, is a privately held subsidiary of Carthon Choreography™, headquartered in Ohio.


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  • The Greek All-Star™ Awards™ Holds Its 2nd Annual ‘Graduating Greeks Feature Week™’
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    Rickell McCollum


    CLEVELAND, OH – May 29, 2016 – The Greek All-Star™ Awards™ announces the winner of its 2nd annual Graduating Greeks Feature Week™.  It’s the end of the school year for many college and university Students.  So, on its primary social media pages, the Greek All-Star™ Awards™, for the 2nd year, featured graduating Greek-letter organization members from around the country for one week.  This was done in conjunction with its overall company mission of helping to change the negative stereotypes of Greek-letter organizations and their members.

    An added feature for this year’s GGFW was the new $100 Photo Contest, where the graduate in the graduation photo with the most ‘LIKES’ combined on GASA’s Instagram®, Facebook®, and Twitter® social media pages would win a $100 Gift Card, courtesy of Fiverr®; an online marketplace that offers creative and professional services starting at $5.

    This year’s contest winner was Rickell McCollum, a member of Tau Beta Sigma® N.H.B. Sorority, Inc. (Zeta Rho Chapter), Alpha Phi Omega® National Service Fraternity, Inc. (Pi Omega Chapter), and Zeta Phi Beta® Sorority, Inc. (Eta Alpha Chapter).

    Rickell graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Degree from Kentucky State University and plans to own a shelter for survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.  1st and 2nd contest runner-ups were Zeta Phi Beta® Sorority, Inc. member Jacquelyn Fuller and Delta Sigma Theta® Sorority, Inc. member Janica Gordon.

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    Jacquelyn Fuller

    Throughout the years, one of the things that has always bothered me the most was watching individuals on social media share negative, non-educational posts, like fight videos,” says Tim Carthon, GASA Founder and Executive Director, Through our Graduating Greeks Feature Week™, we share the educational achievements and positive images of young scholars, and, as a showcase, we repeat it several times a day for that week.  That’s using the power of your platform for a better mankind, not to spread disturbing visuals of human behavior at its lowest.  I’m so proud of all of the graduates for the positive force they helped us unleash upon humanity and look forward to their amazing post-collegiate contributions to the world.

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    Janica Gordon

    The Greek All-Star™ Awards™ has more contests for Greek-letter organization members coming up, the first being the Wall of Greeks™ $100 Contest.  Eligible Greek-letter organization members can enter the WOG Contest now at WallOfGreeks.com.

    You can see the daily Greek-letter organization members’ graduation features on the GASA’s Instagram®, Facebook®, Twitter®, and Vine social media pages (@GreekAwards).  All featured photos will be included in their Greek-life photos section as well.


    About Fiverr® International

    Launched in 2010, by founders Shai Wininger and Micha Kaufman, Fiverr® International is an online marketplace that offers creative and professional services starting at $5.  It is ranked among the top 150 most popular sites in the United States and top 500 in the world.

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    About the Greek All-Star™ Awards™

    The National Greek All-Star™ Awards™ is the national standard for the highest levels of individual academic excellence, community service involvement, team performance, and career achievement within the Greek Fraternity and Sorority world.  Handpicked by the members of the Hall of Greeks™ Awards Academy™ and members of the Greek fraternity and sorority world abroad, this All-Star-studded red-carpet awards event showcases yearly “The All-Stars of Greek Fraternities and Sororities™.”  READ MORE…

    The Greek All-Star™ Awards™, also known as the National Greek Awards™ and the National Greek Fraternity and Sorority Awards®, is a privately held subsidiary of Carthon Choreography™, headquartered in Ohio.


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  • The National Greek Awards™ Moves to Help ‘Greek’ Writers
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    CLEVELAND, OH – January 20, 2016 – The Greek All-Star™ Awards™ today announced the launching of its Contributing Writers Guild.  The GASA Contributing Writers Guild is a group of individual, independent writers who are members of eligible Greek-letter organizations from around the world.  The CWG is designed to put a spotlight on unseen, passionate writers, with that passion being used to help educate the public on important local, national, and international subject matters, no matter how big to some or small to others those subject matters may be.

    There are a multitude of amazing, independent writers out there whose works aren’t able to be appreciated by the viewing public simply because of audience reach,” says Tim Carthon, National Greek All-Star™ Awards™ Executive Director, “With our new Contributing Writers Guild, we are now able to help writers who are members of eligible Greek-letter organizations expand their audience using our extended Greek-Life network as their new starting point.  After which, it’s off to the reader races for them.  New content for us plus new readers for them equal a win for us both, and a win for the viewing public.”

    CWG Members’ writings will be submitted and featured on GreekAllStars.com weekly.  The first five (5) CWG Members have already been approved, two (2) of which have submitted their first pieces to be featured this week: Anthony B. Mitchell and Tavon Harris, both proud members of the first historically African-American social Greek-letter organization Alpha Phi Alpha® Fraternity, Inc.

    To become a National Greek All-Star™ Awards™ Contributing Writer, applicants must fit both a specific Greek-letter organization membership and writing skills criteria.  If you currently have a blog and are interested in becoming a member of the GASA Contributing Writers Guild, you can APPLY HERE.

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    About the Greek All-Star™ Awards™

    The National Greek All-Star™ Awards™ is the national standard for the highest levels of individual academic excellence, community service involvement, team performance, and career achievement within the Greek Fraternity and Sorority world.  Handpicked by the members of the Hall of Greeks™ Awards Academy™ and members of the Greek fraternity and sorority world abroad, this All-Star-studded red-carpet awards event showcases yearly “The All-Stars of Greek Fraternities and Sororities™.”  READ MORE…

    The Greek All-Star™ Awards™, also known as the National Greek Awards™ and the National Greek Fraternity and Sorority Awards®, is a privately held subsidiary of Carthon Choreography™ headquartered in Ohio.


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  • GASA Launches New ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Greek-Life Product
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    CLEVELAND, OH – December 28, 2015 – The Greek All-Star™ Awards™ today announced its launch of the 2016 Greek-Life Calendar Contest.  The contest allows eligible Greek-letter organization members to enter formal photos of both themselves individually and of them with a group of their fellow Greek-letter organization members for possible selection as Calendar Models for the Official 2016 National Greek Awards™ Greek-Life Calendar.

    The launch of this Greek-Life Calendar Contest today serves several purposes, one of the primary ones being to help shed a more positive light on Greek-letter organization members and the Greek-Life community as a whole,” said Tim Carthon, GASA Executive Director and a member of two Greek-letter organizations, “With the negative hits Greek-Life has taken in recent years, we’re attempting to find new ways to be a sea of positivity to that pool of negativity.  On the surface, this calendar just looks like a great product.  However, underneath the surface, it’s programming positive images into the minds of individuals who don’t yet fully understand the importance of Greek-Life and what it positively does for communities worldwide.

    This isn’t the first time Carthon and his company have attempted to positively change a community and the perception many have of it.  In September, he hosted his first SBI Workshop™; a business infrastructure workshop specifically designed to help aspiring inner-city entrepreneurs by guiding them from the concept to development stage of their startup business, right within the workshop.  He negotiated a title sponsorship from Fiverr® International; an online marketplace that offers creative and professional services starting at $5, and is currently in talks with them to potentially expand his exclusive startup business infrastructure workshop through a long-term sponsorship contract.

    GASA 2016 Greek-Life Calendar Contest entries can be submitted online through the official #GreekLifeCalendarContest page (GreekAllStarContests.com) or to the official email address (Contests@GreekAllStars.com).  You can see detailed photo submission instructions and contest rules now at GreekAllStarContests.com.

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    About the Greek All-Star™ Awards™

    The National Greek All-Star™ Awards™ is the national standard for the highest levels of individual academic excellence, community service involvement, team performance, and career achievement within the Greek Fraternity and Sorority world.  Handpicked by the members of the Hall of Greeks™ Awards Academy™ and members of the Greek fraternity and sorority world abroad, this All-Star-studded red-carpet awards event showcases yearly “The All-Stars of Greek Fraternities and Sororities™.”  READ MORE…

    The Greek All-Star™ Awards™, also known as the National Greek Awards™ and the National Greek Fraternity and Sorority Awards®, is a privately held subsidiary of Carthon Choreography™ headquartered in Ohio.


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