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Richard I. Word Jr. (Delta State University, Zeta Beta ’17) served as internal vice president, alumni relations chairman, sergeant-at-arms, and new member educator. While in the chapter Word spearheaded new Health & Safety initiatives for Zeta Beta along with developing new strategies for streamlining new member education. He received his PIKE University Gold Certification at the 2021 Southwest Virtual Leadership Summit. As a campus leader, Word served first as Delta Diplomat and later as an Orientation Leader. Richard also served as Delta State’s Student Government Association President for the 20-21 academic year, assisting senior university leadership in matters pertaining to student engagement, retention, and recruitment. He received a degree in Entertainment Industry Studies with a concentration in Entrepreneurship while also performing in a rock band.
Nicholas R. Hopkins (Northwestern State, Mu Kappa ’17) served as internal vice president, new member educator, and brotherhood chairman of Mu Kappa Chapter. During Hopkins’ tenure as new member educator, Mu Kappa won the Chapter Programming Award in New Member Education. Outside of the fraternity, Hopkins served as student body president of Northwestern State, an orientation leader, president of Northwestern State’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta First-Year Honor Society, president of Mu Phi Chapter of Order of Omega, and as the 2020 Louisiana Governor’s Fellow in the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Hopkins received multiple awards on campus including, Mr. Northwestern State University and Greek Man of the Year. Hopkins received a degree in business administration with a concentration in management.
Logan Smith (University of Nebraska-Omaha, Delta Chi ’17) served Delta Chi Chapter as alumni relations, sergeant at arms, member at large, and senior chairman. He received his PIKE University Garnet Certification at the Fall 2019 PIKE University Summit in Kansas City. On-campus he served as IFC Vice President of Administration, then went on to become President. Smith also served as the Director of Finance for Maverick Productions (the largest on-campus event planning organization), and as a Senior Analyst for the Maverick Investment Club. After interning at Pacific Life, Smith graduated with his degree in Business Administration concentrating in Business Finance, Banking & Financial Markets, and Investment Science & Portfolio Management.
Greydon Turner (Arkansas Tech University, Mu Sigma ’17) served his chapter as president, external vice president, and internal vice president. During his term as president Turner was awarded ATU Fraternity President of the Year. He received his PIKE University Gold Certification at the 2020 Dallas Leadership Summit. Outside of the fraternity, Turner served on SGA as president, secretary of public relations, and secretary of community outreach. Additionally, he was a member of Order of Omega, Beta Gamma Sigma, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and served as an orientation leader for three consecutive years. Turner received multiple awards on campus including Greek New Member of the Year, FSL Outstanding Spirit, and the ATU Green & Gold Award. He received a double major in economics/finance and business management.
George P. Hoye (Indiana, Delta Xi ’18) served the International Fraternity as an Undergraduate International Vice President on the 2020-21 Supreme Council. He previously served Delta Xi Chapter as president, house manager, public relations chairman, and campus involvement chairman. During his presidency, Hoye assisted his local house corporation in successfully obtaining a chapter house on campus for the first time since 2001. He earned his PIKE University Gold Certification at the 2019 Chicago Leadership Summit. Hoye was involved in numerous undergraduate student organizations, including Dance Marathon, IFC Standards Board, Public Relations Student Society of America, and ICAN Service Club. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and journalism.
Colton M. Steele (University of Oklahoma, Beta Omicron ’19) served his chapter as secretary, alumni relations chairman, philanthropy chairman, and served one year as the IFC Vice President of Recruitment. While at the University of Oklahoma, Steele played an instrumental role in the re-chartering process for Beta Omicron. He received his PIKE University Garnet Certification at the 2019 Dallas Leadership Summit. Outside of Pi Kappa Alpha, Steele served as an orientation leader for Orientation and Transfer Programs and served on the executive board of University of Oklahoma Dance Marathon. Steele was recognized by the Price College of Business as an Outstanding Senior in 20-21. He received a degree in management information systems with a double minor in political science and economics.