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AWARD NOMINATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN

Nominations are now being accepted for the William E. Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award and the Alumnus of the Year Award.  Nominations are due by September 22, 2019. Please see details below to offer your nomination.

William E. GortneyDistinguished Alumnus Award

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William E. Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award

The William E. Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented annually to alumni of the Lambda-Lambda chapter. The Award recognizes brothers who bring great honor to Kappa Sigma Fraternity, whether it is through service to his community, outstanding career work, or other achievements. Gortney is a retired United States Navy four-star admiral. He most recently served as Commander, U.S. Northern Command and Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). He is the Kappa Sigma International Fraternity 2013 Man of the Year and the Elon University 2013 Alumnus of the Year. Admiral Gortney was the 50th initiate of the Lambda-Lambda.


Gortney Award Nominations


Focus Statement

The William E. Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented annually to alumni in good standing of the Lambda-Lambda chapter. The Award shall recognize Brothers who bring great honor to Kappa Sigma Fraternity, whether it is through service to his community, outstanding career work, or other achievements.

 

Eligibility and Application Procedure

The individuals selected to receive the Award shall have accomplished some significant achievement(s), as evidenced by recognition outside of the Fraternity. Any individual may submit a nomination for this Award using the application form noted below. All alumni board officers, alumni, and undergraduates are particularly encouraged to submit Kappa Sigma Brothers as nominees. Nominations for Advisors or Directors of the Kappa Sigma Elon Alumni Association are not accepted.

 

How to submit a Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award Nomination:
All alumni board officers, alumni, and undergraduates are encouraged to submit Lambda-Lambda Brothers as nominees. Nominations for current Board Officers of the Kappa Sigma Elon Alumni Association are not accepted. You can recommend a worthy candidate to the Board of Advisors’ Committee by September 22, 2019 by completing the form available at http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-3949881/Gortney-Award or by email to kappasigmaelon@gmail.com with the brother’s name and comments on why they should be selected.


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Alumnus of the Year Award

At Elon University’s Homecoming each year, the Association shall present this award to a deserving alumnus who has best advanced the interests of the Association and Lambda-Lambda Chapter. The recipient shall receive an individual plaque with a permanent plaque to be maintained at the Lambda-Lambda Chapter House and available for display at the Association meetings.


Alumnus of the Year Nominations



How to submit an Alumnus of the Year Nomination:

You can recommend a worthy candidate to the Board of Advisors’ Committee by September 22, 2019 by sending an email to kappasigmaelon@gmail.com with the brother’s name and comments on why they should be selected.



Elon Recognizes Brother Carter Smith
With The Distinguished Alumni Award

Surrounded by their mentors, families and fellow alumni, David A. Stevens ’81, Jill Rose ’00, Tony Weaver Jr. ’16, Angie Lovelace Walton ’10 and Carter M. Smith ’92 were recognized Friday with the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The ceremony kicked off the festivities for this year’s Homecoming celebration. Since 1941, the Office of Alumni Engagement has presented awards to honor alumni of Elon University who serve as active partners, advocates and investors. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually during Homecoming weekend and are the highest accolades conferred by the Office of Alumni Engagement.

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