APRIL 15, 2013
Sigma Rho Social Club won the sweepstakes trophy Saturday, April 6, climaxing the four performances of Freed-Hardeman University’s Makin’ Music. Approximately 500 students pooled their collective talents to produce this year’s show.
Sigma Rho’s award-winning show, “Who-rrific Who-Did-It,” was directed by John Ross Johnson, Vernon, Ala.; Leah Mayhall, Double Springs, Ala.; Michael Hill, El Dorado, Ark.; Parker Holton, Chapel Hill, Tenn.; and Barkley Logan, Nashville.
Chi Beta Chi’s “A Royal Wish” took second place in the sweepstakes competition. Directors of the sheiks and genies were Jonathan Davis, Tullahoma, Tenn.; Abby Burroughs, Chattanooga; Clarissa Green, Manchester, Tenn.; and Trina Simpson, Ripley, Miss.
Third place in the sweepstakes competition went to “No Strings Attached,” presented by Phi Kappa Alpha. A team of five directors led the marionettes and puppeteers. They were: Jamie Williams, Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; JoJo Waffird, Selmer, Tenn.; Alyssa Shirley, Eastview, Tenn.; Emilie Johnson, Stantonville, Tenn.; and Lisa Lynn King, Nashville.
The “Spirit of Makin’ Music” award was presented to Gamma Tau Omega Friday evening. It goes annually to the club best exemplifying the virtues Makin’ Music espouses. Category winners included the following:
Costume and Set Design: (1) Sigma Rho, (2) Phi Kappa Alpha and (3) Chi Beta Chi and Theta Nu (tie);
Blocking: (1) Chi Beta Chi, (2) Xi Chi Delta and (3) Theta Nu;
Lyrics: (1) Sigma Rho, (2) Chi Beta Chi and (3) Phi Kappa Alpha and Xi Chi Delta (tie); Entertainment Value: (1) Sigma Rho, (2) Chi Beta Chi and (3) Phi Kappa Alpha;
Vocals: (1) Phi Kappa Alpha, (2) Sigma Rho and (3) Xi Chi Delta.