The David Hamilton Smith Award celebrates fraternity and sorority alumni who have shown exceptional dedication to their organization, the FSL and/or OWU community, or have distinguished themselves in their profession.

This honor is a lifetime achievement award given to a living OWU alumni/ae who graduated as a member in good standing of any NIC/NPC/NPHC fraternity or sorority. Please be as specific as possible in your letter regarding their work. Nominees must have graduated at least 10 years prior to the date of their nomination; self-nominations are acceptable.

Nominations are due by October 31, 2024 for the 2025 selection. Nominations submitted after October 31, 2024 will be considered for the 2026 selection.

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Nominee Information

I would like to nominate: *

Describe why you think this person is deserving of the David Hamilton Smith Award, placing particular emphasis on their contributions to the OWU fraternity/sorority community. Volunteer service to the local OWU Panhellenic/Interfraternal community and National fraternity/sorority organizations will be considered, as will positions held as an active member. Complete sentences are not necessary, but details are important.

Describe the nominee’s business/professional accomplishments; public or civic service; community/professional affiliations; awards, honors, or decorations; publications; and volunteer service to OWU or other organizations. Complete sentences are not necessary, however details are important.

Please provide us with any current contact information you may have for this nominee.

Nominee’s Home Address
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Your Information

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