Published: October 29, 2019

Homecoming candidate Jaymes Dickinson

The following article appeared on October 21, 2019, via The Standard ( It was reprinted with permission from the author of the article, Austin Yokum. The article highlights Jaymes Dickinson (Iota Beta/Missouri State 2020).

Q: Where are you from?

A: “Kansas City, Missouri.”

Q: What are some of your interests?

A: “I like to dance, read, and watch college basketball.”

Q: Why did you pick MSU?

A: “Honestly, MSU was my last choice when I was deciding where I wanted to go to college. In March of my senior year, I made a random decision to take a tour and I loved it. Coming to SOAR really sealed the deal for me. I felt like a part of the campus already and I knew that I could make this school my home.“

Q: What positions have you held within Theta Chi?

A: “Since joining Theta Chi, I have been Homecoming Chair, Philanthropy Chair and New Member Educator. Along with those things, I have choreographed Yell Like Hell and Greek Jam for the last two years.”

Q: What else are you involved in on campus?

A: “I’m a dancer for MO State Movement, the Vice President of Membership Development for the Interfraternity Council and am an SGA judiciary.”

Q: What are you involved in outside of MSU?

A: “I do a lot of substitute teaching for the Springfield and Republic school districts and have also done some volunteer mentoring there.”

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