Joey Schaeffer is a pledge this semester in Alpha Beta. He is a junior majoring in psychology and
minoring in Sociology and Human Development and Family Studies. His dream job is to become a
He is from Chicago, IL. He has 4 siblings from his stepfather and 27 siblings from his father. A random
thing about him: he shattered his shin while playing softball in the 7th grade…OUCH!
The first time he reached out to APO was through the website. Nicole Hart, the Webmaster, passed
along his information making him Sami and I’s first interested recruit, which was very exciting!
He is a member of the Pollux family. Alli Taplar is his big. Fun fact: They have now both danced in THON.
He danced in his sophomore year (THON 2012) through Penn State DuBois. This year he was on a Rules
and Regulations committee.
His biggest fears are snakes, spiders, and heights. BBH 140 was his favorite class at PSU. His advice to
people is to “live everyday as if it were your last”.