Sydney Wyatt | Graphic by Diana Jaber | The Wright State Guardian
After being named Valedictorian of her high school, Wyatt found herself at Wright State University (WSU) with a full-tuition scholarship, where she is now involved as a sorority president and admissions ambassador.
At the start of her career, Wyatt wanted to become a stockbroker. However, she ultimately decided to pursue a bachelor’s of financial services with a stronger focus on helping others with their finances.
Currently, Wyatt is now a senior and on the last legs of her bachelor’s degree. She is not only thriving in her classes, but also an involved student on campus.
“The best way to get involved and to make friends is to go to events and join organizations,” Wyatt said.
Wyatt says this is her best advice to anybody that wishes to look for ways to liven up their university experiences.
“I always knew I wanted to join a sorority and joining The Mighty Xi Xi Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. has been the best experience,” Wyatt said. “I was treated like a little sister before I even joined.”
To add to Wyatt’s already busy schedule, she is the president of her sorority.
One of her main roles as president is to delegate tasks for the Sorority’s events which are mostly social, educational, and/or service-based.
“I am also the voice for my chapter when it’s time to vote on important Greek decisions,” Wyatt said.
Wyatt says she has gained leadership experiences from her sorority and plans on correlating them with her everyday life in her compassion for other people. She sees everyone in her Sorority as people and students before anything else and it is with that sense of empathy that helps Wyatt guide herself in making everyday decisions along with good work ethics.
“My chapter prides itself on quality over quantity. Even though we aren’t the largest chapter; we always exceed expectations,” Wyatt said.
Wyatt’s most exciting and favorite experience with her Sorority is traveling to different conferences.
“Whether they are my own sorority gatherings or Greek conferences overall, I have gotten the opportunity to meet and converse with so many other Greeks and professionals,” Wyatt said. “[It has] helped my point of view as a leader and as a person. I wouldn’t trade those opportunities for the world.”
Wyatt’s anticipated graduation date is May 2022, and she plans on getting her master’s degree, possibly at WSU to further her financial studies. One of her future goals is to become a financial teacher for kids as young as eighth grade and up to grade 12.