Greek Organizations Receive Individual Awards for 2016 Achievements

Several Truman Greek organizations received awards from their national and regional conventions in 2016 for their positive impact on campus and within their nationals.
Alpha Gamma Delta were named on the honor roll for the Lorna Wilson Brigden Award at their 49th International Convention. They were recognized for their greatest contribution in creative ideas for the improvement of their fraternity.
Alpha Sigma Alpha were recognized at their national convention for the improvement of their overall chapter grade point average.
Beta Theta Pi received many awards at their general convention this year. Those awards include the Virginia Tech Award for obtaining first in grades for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters, and the Sons of the Dragon Club Award for having 75 men donate to the Beta Theta Pi Foundation and join the Undergraduate Giving Club. They received the Outstanding Recruitment award and their 11th Francis H. Sisson Award, which is Beta’s highest honor for chapter excellence.
At their national convention in July, Delta Chi received awards for excellence in manpower, member education, involvement, housing, financial management and alumni relations.
Kappa Alpha Psi were recognized for their 100 percent graduation rate as a fraternity. Tyler Murphy was elected to be the Middle Western Province junior vice polemarch at their national convention. It is the highest-ranking position in the Midwest and recognized nationally within their fraternity. He will administer communications for 18 other undergraduate campuses within the region.
At their national convention this past summer, Sigma Kappa received the Frances Warren “Speed” Baker Award, given to the chapter that is most outstanding in their resorting to the Sigma Kappa Triangle. They received the Two Star Standards of Excellence-Second Level of Excellence—Sigma Kappa’s most prestigious award. This is presented to chapters who meet all of the Sigma Kappa minimum standards such as high performance in areas of membership, financial management, philanthropy, scholarship and campus involvement.
Sigma Phi Epsilon received the 2016 Excelsior Cup in Risk Management at their national Carlson Leadership Conference, which is awarded to a chapter that displays outstanding ability in “establishing a safe and healthy environment for brothers and friends of the fraternity.”
Sigma Sigma Sigma received recognition at their national convention for their centennial.
More information about Truman’s Greek community can be found at Truman Greek on Facebook, trumangreek on Instagram and TrumanGreek on Twitter.

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