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To honor Candyâ€™s life, a scholarship fund has been established through the AOII Foundation called the Candy Carlisle Derivaux Memorial Scholarship. The AOII Foundation, Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Committee will award Candyâ€™s annual scholarship to a Nu Beta sister who embodies the characteristics of our beloved Candy: A loving friend to her sisters and others, the desire to reach others through their chosen vocation, and displays â€œfaith, hope and charity". The scholarship will be available to all Nu Beta sisters for assistance with their undergraduates, graduate or doctorate desires.
Candy, who was from Brandon, MS, went to Ole Miss and pledged AOII in 1988. She served as Rush Chairman and represented her sisters on campus in many venues including being chosen an Orientation Leader, Rebel Recruiter, Fraternity Sweetheart, Top Ten Beauty, and Miss University. Candyâ€™s life was cut short in 2010, but so many of us were touched by her love and friendship. We are striving to return her gift of love and friendship with one of our own. To honor Candyâ€™s life a Named Scholarship has been established through the AOII Foundation called the Candy Carlisle Derivaux Memorial Scholarship. Candy was chosen Miss Rankin County, Miss Lafayette County, and was a Top10 finalist in the Miss Mississippi Pageant. She served as a pageant emcee, judge and modeling/interview coach. She was also a member of the Miss Mississippi Pageant pr oduction staff. She later worked in the retail business and was named an Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year by the River City Professional Womenâ€™s Club. Candy was the author of a book of poems entitled, â€œA Cry for Love.â€? Candy was the dedicated and loving wife of J. Allen Derivaux and a member of the Catholic faith. She was the mother to 5 beautiful children: Townsend, MattieCarlyle, Molly Jo, Stratton and Hampton.
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