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Pi Kappa Phi wins national fraternity awards

Chase Rumley '09, Jay Kahn '09 and Jeff Casullo '09 accept the Lawrence Harry Mixon Founder's Award at the 51st Supreme Chapter of Pi Kappa Phi.

Elon’s chapter of Pi Kappa Phi (designation Epsilon Alpha) was awarded the “Lawrence Harry Mixon Founder’s Award” this month at the 51st Supreme Chapter in Denver.  The award recognizes members as the top chapter of Pi Kappa Phi in the country at a school with eight or less fraternities.  It is the fourth year in a row and the fifth time in six years that they have received this distinction.

Elon’s Student Government Executive President Chase Rumley was also recognized with the “Howard Baker Leadership Award.”  Named for a former senator, the award recognizes the top student leader in the nation.  Rumley is the secretary for Pi Kappa Phi Epsilon Alpha.

The chapter was also recognized with a number of other awards.  Having achieved top tier success in all rated categories, Epsilon Alpha was awarded the “Champion Master Chapter” designation for the sixth year in a row.  It also won “Most Outstanding Recruitment Program” for the third year in a row, “Most Outstanding Alumni Relations Program,” “The Bronze Star Award for Push America” (recognizing outstanding community service) and the “Added Value Award” for its alumni initiation program.

The members of Pi Kappa Phi head to Washington, D.C., in August to greet members who have spent their summer riding across the country to raise money for people with disabilities as part of the Journey of Hope Program.

Jay Kahn,
7/30/2008 8:27 AM