AXO of the Year

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Alpha Chi Omega of the Year, Stephanie Lower!

Stephanie (Muschall) Lower was initiated in 2009 to the Zeta Sigma chapter at Missouri State in Springfield, MO. She joined Mu Mu in 2015 and then the Mu Mu board in 2016.

In addition to her local service to Mu Mu, she has served as a Leadership Academy facilitator, presented the REPRESENT leadership program at a number of collegiate chapters, and serves in an advisory role for both Zeta Sigma and Phi chapters. She served as a Page at the 2012 Alpha Chi Omega convention in St Louis and as a Convention Reporter in 2014 in Palm Desert.

After her full-time job, she devotes countless hours every month to make sure our newsletters and emails are perfect. These go out to over 1200 local sisters. Her top notch technical skills have taken our monthly communication to a new level, both in design and content. She also redesigned and maintains our local website. She is always supporting Mu Mu’s fundraising efforts by donating time and profits from her Pampered Chef sales at our annual March meeting and donates items to our annual Silence the Violence silent auction each year. Stephanie currently resides in Grain Valley, MO with her husband, Kory, and recently started a new custom sugar cookie business called Holly Court Cookies.


Past mu mu women of the year

2019-20   Janice Ryan
2018-19   Diane Blackwelder
2017-18   Amy Bartak
2016-17   Deb Taylor & Patti Yaktine
2015-16   Ashley Malone
2014-15   Mary Whitaker
2013-14   Laura Kaiser
2012-13   Ruth Britton
2011-12   Marty Hoffman
2010-11   Susan Ainsworth
2009-10   Nancy Ericson
2008-09   Kaci Brutto
2007-08   Fran Denton
2006-07   Nancy Neal
2005-06   Carolyn Young
2004-05   Bev Nichols
2003-04   Lisa Littrell
2002-03   Alice Hawk
2001-02   Beth Peer Koch
2000-01   Rosemary Schaumberg
1999-00   Jane Lohse
1998-99   Vonne Braun


The Mu Mu Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the 2021 -2022 Alpha Chi Omega of the Year. Please nominate your Alpha Chi Omega sister that meets the following criteria by October 1, 2021:

  • Dues paying member
  • Support of Alpha Chi Omega –past and present
  • Active in the community

Please include the following information with your nomination/recommendation:

  • Name, Address, Phone Number, Chapter, and School
  • How she meets the above criteria

Please also include your name and phone number. All nominations should be sent to Bev Nichols at kc5cents@aol.com or Bev Nichols 15019 Rhodes Circle Lenexa, KS 66215.

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