Greek Week Lip Sync Battle Entertains
Alpha Delta Pi and Delta Sigma Phi won Greek Week with an overall score of 2,465 points and lip sync with 200 points in the HPER Center Saturday night at 8 p.m.
“Greek Week is so much fun and is one of my favorite memories of every fall semester,” Troy Boucher, ‘19, brother of Delta Tau Delta said. “You get to meet so many new people that you get so much closer to. Lip sync is my favorite event of Greek Week. Every year we work so hard to deliver a great performance and its so fun to be cheered on by the other chapters.”
Following the winners was the team of Alpha Xi Delta, Beta Theta Pi and Sigma Kappa with 150 points in the lip sync competition.
Delta Gamma and Delta Tau Delta came in third with 120 points, Gamma Phi Beta and Phi Kappa Psi came in fourth with 100 points and Kappa Delta and Lambda Chi Alpha came in fifth with 60 points.
“Greek Week, I think to me, is a way to get to know and interact with other people and other Greek organizations,” Alexandera Mowery, ’19, of Alpha Xi Delta said.
Mowery said lip sync is a lot of fun and with last minute changes they practiced a couple hours each night last week leading up to the performances.
This years talents included singing, rapping, dancing, comedy, flipping, catching a football blindfolded, tuba playing, ukulele playing and cup stacking between Greek gods and goddesses.
Sam Watson, ’19, from Alpha Xi Delta won Greek goddess with a rap to the tune of “Fresh Prince of Bel- Aire” and Kieran Hunter, ’19, from Lambda Chi Alpha won Greek god for playing his tuba.
Each god and goddess followed up their talent with answering two questions. One question dealt with Greek life and one question dealt with the cartoon themes of each paired sorority and fraternity.
“I love how Greek Week gets everyone involved in Greek life, [it’s] a chance to come together for a week and interact with different chapters,” said Olivia Wilcox, ‘19, of Gamma Phi Beta said. “It’s really great to get the opportunity to show campus a positive view of Greek life and remind everyone why we love Witt’s Greek scene.”
Meredith Funderburg, ’21, of Sigma Kappa said lip sync and Greek Week was a great way to bring together not only individual sororities and fraternities but the entire Greek community.
Greek Week is all about collaboration, cooperation, making new friendships…It shows the goodness and celebrates the Greek community, Jacob Eifert, ’19, of Lambda Chi Alpha, said.
Christian Randazzo, ’19, of Phi Kappa Psi said he likes the commitment and enthusiasm that Greek Week and lip sync generate.
Lip sync and Greek Week is a great time for some friendly competition, Ethan Peck, ’20, of Delta Sigma Phi said.
Marlee McGorray, ’20, of Alpha Delta Pi said that she and Gabby Szyolowski, ’20, choreographed their dance with Delta Sigma Phi and lip sync is her favorite part of Greek Week. She said the week is more than just a competition; it’s for the organizations.
The week is also a chance to give back Devon Atchinson, ‘19, of Delta Gamma said. This year with the canned food drive the Greek community brought in 1,000 more pounds of canned goods for the community compared to last year.
Atchison said lip sync is special for Delta Gamma, because only seniors are involved in the dance. She said, “Another thing I really love about it is the chance to get closer to the fraternity we’re paired with, I feel like practices were such a fun way to get to know the Delt boys and we really just had a lot of fun with it.”
Both students in Greek life and not in Greek life were at the event supporting friends and the Wittenberg community.
Breann Webb, ’21, of Kappa Delta said she’s found lots of fun, friendship, confidence and support in Greek life and was at the event to support of her fellow sisters and Greek community.
“Lip sync was so much fun and it was great to see the competition, cooperation, and creativity among all of the Greek organizations,” Alex Hallauer, ‘19, the Greek god of Beta Theta Pi said.