Summer Awards

Pi Kappa Phi's Summer Awards are divided into three categories: Student Awards, Alumni Awards, and Volunteer Awards.

Student Awards

Dr. Phillip M. Summers Student of the Year Award

Named in honor of Brother Phillip Summers, Alpha Psi (Indiana), who served as National President from 1992–94 and was named Mr. Pi Kappa Phi in 2003, this award recognizes the overall most outstanding student member of Pi Kappa Phi. The winner is someone who best exemplifies the ideals of Pi Kappa Phi in his chapter, on his campus and in his community.
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Howard H. Baker Leadership Award

This award is named in honor of Brother Howard Baker, Alpha Sigma (Tennessee), who served as U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1967–85 and Senate Majority Leader from 1981–85. This award recognizes the student member of Pi Kappa Phi with the most outstanding leadership and involvement in campus and community organizations independent of his chapter.
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Interfraternal Leader of the Year

This award honors the undergraduate member who demonstrates the most outstanding leadership as an Interfraternity Council member.
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Alumni Awards

Alumni Chapter of the Year

Awarded to the most outstanding officially recognized alumni chapter. This award is based off of the results of the Annual Alumni Organization Survey.

Housing Corporation of the Year

Awarded to the most outstanding and most effective relationship between a housing corporation and a chapter.
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Alumni Organization Excellence in Engagement

This award recognizes alumni organizations that demonstrate excellence in promoting lifelong brotherhood through communication, alumni events, sounds business practices and support of the undergraduate chapter. Recipients of this award will be considered finalists for the Alumni Chapter of the Year award. This award is based off of the results of the Annual Alumni Organization Survey.

Alumni Event of the Year

Awarded to the year’s most outstanding alumni event hosted by an alumni organization.
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Alumni Chapter Newsletter of the Year

Awarded to the year’s most outstanding newsletter produced by an alumni organization.
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Thirty Under 30 Award

The Pi Kappa Phi Thirty Under 30 Award seeks to recognize young alumni for their accomplishments in life after college and encourages other alumni to participate through the nominations process. Those awarded will display a commitment to our fraternal values, distinguished achievement and continued service. Learn more or make a nomination.

Mr. Pi Kappa Phi

This award is the highest and most prestigious honor to be bestowed upon a member of this fraternity.

Hall of Fame

Awarded to alumni members who have distinguished themselves in the fields of business, industry, the arts, science or professions; and thereby have brought honor and respect to the fraternity

 

Volunteer Awards

Durward W. Owen Interfraternity Award for Greek Service

Awarded to a non-member of Pi Kappa Phi for exceptionally meritorious service in the Greek community.

Outstanding Friend of the Fraternity

Awarded to a non-member of Pi Kappa Phi for exceptional volunteer service to Pi Kappa Phi.

Volunteer of the Year

Recognizes the fraternity’s overall most outstanding volunteer. The recipient goes above and beyond the call of duty in their role as a volunteer, and has displayed a lifelong commitment to the fraternity and excellence as a volunteer for Pi Kappa Phi. Members and non-members are eligible to win this award.

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