Press Release, Student Life

May 7, 2020 | By Cole Hatcher

2019 Greek Awards

Ohio Wesleyan Honors Outstanding Fraternity and Sorority Leaders

Mickey Rice ’20 and Nevin Horne ’20 earned the 2019 Sorority and Fraternity Member of the Year awards, respectively.

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University’s Greek Community gathered virtually April 22 for the 2019 Greek Awards. The annual event recognizes significant achievements, accomplishments, and leadership within OWU’s fraternities and sororities.

Here are the award winners for calendar year 2019:

  • Tom Courtice New Member Award
    • Acadia Caryl ’22 (Kappa Alpha Theta)
    • Aakash Gupta ’21 (Alpha Sigma Phi)
  • Fred Myers and Carolyn Tarbell Award
    • Maddie Penn ’20 (Kappa Alpha Theta)
    • Colin Hawes ’20 (Alpha Sigma Phi)
  • Sorority Member of the Year Award
    • Mickey Rice ’20 (Kappa Alpha Theta)
  • Fraternity Member of the Year Award
    • Nevin Horne ’20 (Chi Phi)
  • Outstanding Sorority Scholar Award
    • Lydia Arnold ’22 (Delta Delta Delta)
  • Outstanding Fraternity Scholar Award
    • Ben Arnold ’20 (Chi Phi)
  • Robert K. Marshall, Faculty/Staff Engagement Award
    • Professor Lee Fratantuono (faculty advisor for Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, and Alpha Sigma Phi)
  • Chapter Advisor Award
    • Doug Cassingham (Alpha Sigma Phi)
  • Chapter Involvement Award
    • Alpha Sigma Phi
    • Delta Delta Delta
  • Chapter Philanthropy Award
    • Delta Delta Delta
  • Chapter Community Service Award
    • Alpha Sigma Phi
    • Delta Gamma
  • Outstanding Alumni Involvement Award
    • Delta Zeta
  • Chapter Academic Excellence Award
    • Delta Gamma (highest sorority GPA, Spring 2019)
    • Delta Zeta (highest sorority cumulative GPA, 2019)
    • Phi Gamma Delta (highest fraternity cumulative GPA, 2019)
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon (highest fraternity GPA, Spring 2019)

Congratulations to all of the award winners!

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