|4/19/2005||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
The Outstanding Chapter Award is presented to the chapter that exemplifies overall excellence, excelling in the four core values of scholarship, service, leadership and friendship.
Top individual awards went to Andrea Rosser of Foristell, Mo., who was named Outstanding Woman of the Year, and Adam Million of Boonville, Mo., who was chosen as Outstanding Man of the Year. Rosser is a member of Alpha Chi Omega and Million is a member of Phi Gamma Delta.
Top grades and top new member grade point average (GPA) for sororities were attained by Alpha Chi Omega, while Pi Kappa Alpha obtained the top grades and top new member GPA for fraternities. Phi Gamma Delta was recognized for the Most Improved Chapter GPA.
In addition, 57 fraternity and sorority members received the Gamma Phi Alpha Award for having a G.P.A. in the top 20 percent of the Greek community.
Rosser and Million were nominated as “outstanding” by their chapter presidents on the basis of their contributions to their chapters and the Greek community at WWU, portraying a positive image of fraternity life, and embodying the ethics and values of the fraternity community as a whole.
Rosser has served as vice president of education and vice president of chapter relations and standards for Alpha Chi Omega. She also is heavily involved in the sorority’s philanthropy, support for victims of domestic violence.
She is the student representative on the CARD-V (Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence) executive board and she organized and coordinated “Take Back the Night” events to raise awareness about domestic violence and self protection.
Million has served his fraternity as pledge educator, corresponding secretary. treasurer and fundraising chair. He also serves on the philanthropy, social and scholarship committees.
He has attended the Fiji Leadership Academy twice and represented his chapter at the fraternity’s national convention in 2004. He has been the recipient of his chapter’s Golden-Faulk Award, which is awarded to the member who best exemplifies the fraternity’s five values—service, knowledge, morality, friendship and excellence.