Sigma Nu fraternity received a special Thanksgiving during their visit with the children of the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi.
Fraternity members were there to donate proceeds, about $700, from their first Sigma Nu Snake Week philanthropy project held earlier in the semester. The funds will support the school's therapies and interventions for children with severe language/speech disorders and hearing impairments.
Sigma Nu members from left to right: Steven Broughton of Dallas; Marcus Dufour of New Orleans, La., chapter president; Ryan Williamson of Iuka; Ryan Mottley of Biloxi; Chris Mills of Hattiesburg, philanthropy chair; Tyler Cargill of Swanton, Ohio; and John “Jack” Spitz of New Orleans, La.
Children from left to right: Matthew Dias of Columbia, Maria LeJeune of Hattiesburg, Kobie James of Petal, Hannah White of Taylorsville, Gabby Thornton of Petal, Bryce Mitchell of Hattiesburg, Chase Bourne of Hattiesburg and Madison Litten of Petal. (Southern Miss Marketing and Public Relations photo)
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