December 2016 Holiday Greeting
2016 HALL OF HONOR CELEBRATION
We are pleased to welcome the new Beta Phi Hall of Honor members who were inducted Oct. 28 at the Westward Look Resort. The new members are Reuben Carranza ' 90, Chuck Colton ' 69, Michael Manson ' 82, Channing S. Morse ' 70 (posthumously), William R. Reilly ' 58, and Doug Tilford ' 89. They were selected based on their impressive career leadership skills, their significant commitment to philanthropic activities and their engagement with Sigma Chi.
Beta Phi Hall of Honor Dinner Event:
Following the successful Hall of Honor Induction ceremony under the leadership of Joe Beers ' 83 the new members and their spouses joined the Beta Phi alumni and their guests in a homecoming cocktail and dinner celebration. Many thanks to Larry Hecker ' 69, who performed the master of ceremonies role and to Kevin Stombaugh ' '91, president of the Beta Phi Education Foundation, who described the foundation's new scholarship program, the mentoring activities and the undergraduate participation in the Balfour Leadership Workshop. Stombaugh introduced Brian Kewin ' 17, the Beta consul this past fall, who reviewed the recent academic success (3.10 GPA) that the chapter had achieved as well as their receipt of the Dean of Students Excellence Award and the Peterson Award by the National Chapter. Following these presentations, Brad Day '70 led the audience in the "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi" serenade finale. which concluded the wonderful dinner program.