Greeks Raise More Than $21,000 to Honor Former Members, Support Charity

Greek Week 2015 2CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 24, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University’s Greek Week 2015 April 11-19 raised more than $21,000 to honor the memory of three former members and to support local charities.

DeAnte Smith, director of Greek Life, said fraternity and sorority members netted $21,189.39 last week with $1,500 going to the Bobby Christman Foundation in honor of Christman, a former member of Sigma Phi Epsilon; $1,500 to the Sigma Chi Foundation in honor of Michael Upperman, a former member of Sigma Chi; and $1,500 to Mid America Transplant Services in honor of former Delta Chi member Austen Lamb.

In addition, Southeast’s Greek community donated $5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters and $8,500 to the United Way. During the week, fraternities and sororities collected 35,000 canned goods to support local food pantries and donated 899 units of blood.

The following awards also were presented during the week:

Accreditation Award

–Academic Achievement: Alpha Delta Pi

–Chapter Operations & Management: Gamma Phi Beta

–Membership Education & Development: Alpha Delta Pi

–Recruitment & Sustainability: Alpha Xi Delta

–Philanthropy & Community Service: Alpha Xi Delta

–Stakeholder Relationships: Delta Chi

–Risk Management: Lambda Chi Alpha

–IFC Chapter of the Year: Delta Chi

–Panhellenic Chapter of the Year: Alpha Delta Pi

 

Greek Week 2015Greek Awards:

–New Member of the Year: Cole Hartmann, Delta Chi
–New Member of the Year: Alexis Strieker, Alpha Delta Pi

–Sophomore of the Year: Sean Thomas, Sigma Nu
–Sophomore of the Year: Jilleun Schmitt, Delta Delta Delta

–Junior of the Year: Parker Butler, Lambda Chi Alpha
–Junior of the Year: Julia Bommarito, Delta Delta Delta

–Community Service Award: Zachary Cox, Lambda Chi Alpha
–Community Service Award: Lauren DeNault, Alpha Chi Omega

–Unsung Hero: Clay Dawson, Lambda Chi Alpha
–Unsung Heroine: Ashley Bocek, Alpha Delta Pi

–Advisor of the Year: Nate Wills, Sigma Chi
–Advisor of the Year: Susan Leming, Alpha Delta Pi

–Professor of the Year: Dr. Jim McGill

–President of the Year: AJ Collins, Delta Chi
–President of the Year: Cassidee Bowen, Alpha Delta Pi

–Man of the Year: Austin Cordell, Delta Chi
–Woman of the Year: Caitlin Jasper, Alpha Delta Pi

 

Greek Week: 
Overall Spirit:

–3rd Place, Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Kappa Epsilon
–2nd Place, Alpha Xi Delta, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Theta
–1st Place, Alpha Delta Pi, Sigma Chi

Greek Sing:

–3rd Place, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Delta Chi
–2nd Place, Alpha Delta Pi, Sigma Chi
–1st Place, Alpha Xi Delta, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Theta

Overall Greek Week:

–3rd Place, Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Kappa Epsilon
–2nd Place, Alpha Xi Delta, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Theta
–1st Place, Alpha Delta Pi, Sigma