Richard I. Word, Jr.
Richard I. Word Jr. (Delta State, 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.