Club & Greek

Alpha Kappa Psi Hosts Hawk Feud

Alpha Kappa Hawk FeudAlpha Kappa Psi hosted their annual philanthropy event, Hawk Feud, on Wednesday, Nov. 1 in Pollak Theatre.

Tickets were sold for $5 in advance and $7 at the door. All proceeds went to the fraternity’s philanthropy, Habitat for Humanity. The event started at 10 p.m. and ended around 11 p.m.

The event consisted of two teams, blue and gold, that were a combination of members from different Greek organizations. The blue team consisted of fraternity members and the gold team was made of members from Monmouth’s sororities.

The two teams competed in a game similar to jeopardy with the gold team winning the competition. The event was hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi brothers Brenna Sermarini, Simon Cruz, and Norelle Bondar. Kate Nelson, a representative of Habitat for Humanity, came to the event to speak about the organization.

Michele Kaplan, Assistant Director of Student Activities for Fraternity and Sorority Life, thought the brothers did a good job spreading awareness for Habitat for Humanity with the event. “It was very effective for the brothers of Alpha Kappa Psi to invite Kate Nelson to speak on behalf of Habitat for Humanity. It gave those who attended greater insight as to what the money raised was benefiting and helped to raise awareness,” she said.

Jordan Kuropatwa, a junior finance student, was a member of the gold team. “It was definitely not what I expected. I thought as a group we’d be playing games and then ended up playing jeopardy. But honestly it was so much fun being able to do something as a team with girls in all different organizations!”

Mia Sabo, a sophomore health studies student, attended the event. “It was cool to see members from different organizations team up and work together to be the best team,” she said.

The brothers of Alpha Kappa Psi were happy with how the event turned out as it is an event they look forward to with the opportunity to raise money for their philanthropy.

“Hawk Feud is an annual event that all of our brothers from the Psi Iota chapter look forward to. We genuinely love raising money and volunteering for our philanthropy, Habitat for Humanity,” said Jeylin Castaneda, a senior communication student and brother of Alpha Kappa Psi.

Daniel Davatelis, a senior finance student and brother of Alpha Kappa Psi, was also pleased with their year’s Hawk Feud. “Our brothers look forward to Hawk Feud because it is our chance to give back to the community by raising money for our philanthropy Habitat for Humanity. It’s a great way for Greek organizations to come together and raise money for such a great cause,” he said.

PHOTO COURTESY of Jeylin Castaneda