Smith Court of Honor Inducts Twelve Deserving Brothers
On Friday, November 17, 2017, the Ed Chamber Smith Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at the Indio Room in Erwin, North Carolina prior to the Chartering Banquet of the Zeta Psi Chapter at Campbell University.
Former Knight Commander Hon. David M. Warren (Tau–Wake Forest ’78) acted as Preceptor and M. James “Jim” Donathan Jr. (Alpha Omega–North Carolina State ’72) acted as Registrar of the ceremony.
The following men were recognized and invested with the provincial cross of honor in recognition of their outstanding service to Smith Province and accomplishments which have brought honor to Kappa Alpha Order.
Hayden W. Bauguess (Alpha Omega–North Carolina State ’11)
Tullis D. Beasley (Delta Rho–Valdosta State ’09)
Dustin G. Brann (Alpha Omega–North Carolina State ’11)
Jonathan G. Brooks (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’90)
Brent E. Buswell (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’09)
Lynn T. Clark (Alpha Omega–North Carolina State ’11)
Hon. Jefferson G. Griffin (Upsilon–North Carolina ’00)
William A. Johnson (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’65)
Philip C. Hoft (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’76)
Stephen H. Kouba, Jr. (Alpha Omega–North Carolina State ’11)
Charles F. “Ches” McDowell IV (Alpha Omega–North Carolina State ’11)
Dr. Robert M. Poteat (Tau–Wake Forest ’65)
“I am honored to have been able to induct these twelve fine alumni brothers into our Smith Court of Honor,” Former Knight Commander Warren said. The Court exists to recognize outstanding alumni and their contributions, and these men, from many professions and chapters, have served their chapters and the Order with honor.”
More photos from the event are available on KA’s Facebook page.