Georgia Southern sororities pray for safe school year

Georgia Southern sororities pray for safe school year

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - If you see hundreds of college students around a sorority house you might think party. But crowds at Georgia Southern gathered Tuesday night to pray.

Several sorority members organized a prayer vigil as a new school year begins. Leaders praying for their campus and fellow students.

They walked the length of Greek Row, praying at each house.

Organizers tell us many members here do not fit the mold people often have of fraternities and sororities.

"There's a negative connotation associated with Greek life here and we need to get rid of it, not even talk of it. There are so many men and women, guys and girls that are good Christians here," said Kiley Ward, a GSU sorority member.

Several of those sororities and fraternities have tragically lost members in the past, including the five nursing students killed in a crash on I-16 last year.

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