Candace Hough

Candace Hough
  • Initiated Spring 2003 by Theta Iota Chapter, University of Michigan at Flint
  • Formerly a Broadcast Technician with KTRK-TV, an ABC affiliate; currently completing mass communications/broadcasting degree remotely through the State University of New York College at Oswego in Fall 2011
  • Home: Huntington Beach, CA

PHI SIG HAS BEEN A MAJOR PART OF MY LIFE – shaping me into a better person, and helping me through one of the hardest times you can imagine.

After graduating high school and just before starting college, my mother passed away. My life seemed to be turned upside down, and I was attending a school where I knew maybe one person, which made me feel very lonely and uncomfortable.

One day, a friend introduced me to her fellow Phi Sig sisters, and I suddenly felt like I belonged! I felt like I could speak my mind, joke around and do whatever I wanted with this group, and I even felt the confidence to start writing a humorous dating column for the school’s paper, which became hugely popular.

My sisters helped me through the roughest times I could ever go through. They’ve always stood by me. I have remained committed to Phi Sig all these years, becoming actively involved with various alumnae chapters in Los Angeles, Orange County and, previously, Houston. I’ve served the Delta Alpha Housing Corporation at Eastern Michigan University, helped support our sisters at Iota Gamma Chapter (California State University – Dominguez Hills) and currently participate in our sorority’s Preservation Society. This Fall, I will be the Standards Board Advisor for the Epsilon Delta Chapter at Chapman University.

I couldn’t be happier to be a Phi Sig, and I think my mom would be proud of the person I’ve become!

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