Award Recipient

Dewitt C. David

Awarded: Knight Commander’s Accolade – March 8, 2019

Dewitt David graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, now University of Lousiana-Lafayette, in 1970. While at the university, he served Gamma Phi Chapter in a number of roles including social chairman, Number V (Historian), Number II (Vice President), and Number I (President).  He was also active in the campus community and was selected to be a member of the Blue Key Honor Society. For forty-six years, Dewitt has worked in commercial real estate and is currently a Broker-Associate with NAI Latter and Blum. He has served as treasurer of the Lafayette Board of Realtors and chairman of the Multiple Listing Committee. In 2012, Dewitt received the Lloyd G. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding achievement and history of service to the Realtor Association of Acadiana.

In addition to serving as the Gamma Phi Chapter alumnus advisor from 2000-2008, Dewitt served as president of the Gamma Phi alumni association and the Gamma Phi Housing Corporation which oversaw the completion of the KA house in 1984. At their 2019 Convivium, the Acadiana Alumni Chapter recognized Dewitt with a lifetime outstanding alumnus award. He has served on the board of the University Alumni Association and the committee that established fraternity row.  Dewitt is married to his KA rose, Anita “Neetzie” Livaudais, and they have two children, Kenneth and Jenny, and five grandsons.