Sigma Phi Epsilon wins four FSL awards including Chapter of the Year


    Sigma Phi Epsilon won the Chancellor’s Chapter of the Year Award in front of a crowd of about 150 at the first annual Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards Reception Sunday night in the Kelly Alumni Center.

    Beta Theta Pi won five awards at the event, which was the most of any chapter. Chi Omega won the most of the Panhellenic Council chapters with three awards.

    A committee of 20 members were selected from the TCU and Fort Worth communities as well as a separate committee of five for the Chancellor’s Chapter of the Year Award to determine the winner of each of the awards.

    “In honoring what you’ve achieved, we’re recognizing your values and actions,” said Brooke Scogin, director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. “I believe that when we’re doing fraternity and sorority life well, we’re becoming better leaders and individuals.”

    Organizations from the Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council all won awards.

    Alpha Phi Alpha and Kappa Alpha Psi of NPHC won the awards for Outstanding Collaborative Program. Kappa Alpha Psi also won honorable mention for Outstanding Educational Program.

    Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Chi Omega, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta and Kappa Kappa Gamma, all from Panhellenic, won 12 awards combined.

    Beta Theta Pi, Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Phi Epsilon of IFC won 11 awards altogether.

    “We’re extremely proud to win [Chapter of the Year],” Parker Levy, president of Sigma Phi Epsilon, said. “A lot of it goes to past president Michael Tauchar for putting it together. It’s definitely an honor.”

    Coordinator of FSL Gaius George also presented a check to St. Jude Children’s Hospital for $15,595 from the Up ‘Til Dawn event.

    Graduate assistant AnneMarie Martin said she saw the event and entire process as a success.

    “It was so exciting getting to highlight things that individual members of our community are doing and also our chapters as a whole,” Martin said. “It was great to recognize things that often go unnoticed.”