Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter Recognized at 76th Convention of Kappa Alpha Order
The Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity was recognized with the William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award at during its 76th Biennial Convention on Thursday, July 30st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award is given in memory of William E. Forester, Executive Vice President Emeritus and Archivist, to recognize the most outstanding Alumni Chapter. Ryan Smith, a 2003 initiate of Delta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Tennessee at Martin and president of the Martin, Tennessee Alumni chapter was present to receive the award.
The Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter was able to successfully lead fundraising efforts to purchase a new chapter house and hosted a chapter anniversary celebration with over four hundred members and guest in attendance, making it the most successful local alumni event thus far in Kappa Alpha Order’s Sesquicentennial year.