On February 6, 2016, twenty-two young women at Virginia Tech became Charter Members of the new Virginia Tech Circle #1446 in Blacksburg, VA. Following the Conferral of Degrees, attended by their Chaplain Rev. David Sharland, Installation of Officers was then presided over by International Vice Regent Susanne Suchy from Michigan, assisted by Elaine Leger, International Organizer, from Florida.
Members of the John Cardinal Newman Council #11323 Knights of Columbus attended and acted as Marshals at the Installation. Officers installed were: Regent Kate Burke; Vice Regent Rachel Wilk; Honorary Past Regent Cathryn Schwing; Financial Secretary Abby Wilson; Recording Secretary Marilyn Alcorn; Treasurer Amy Rusnak; Scribe Alyssa Mako; Chancellor Michelle Waligora; Auditor Sydney Mabery; Custodian Grace Hemmingson.
On behalf of the International Board and all the circles in the United States and Canada, we wish this new circle much success and many years of happiness as they work together in Unity, Friendship and Charity in their circle, church and community.