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Michael I Dean

Lifelong

CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Pi Kapp Scholars Where are they now 01 ........ processIng modules are ....... ported to an offshore

locallon In the North Sea. PI Kapp Scholar Jay Morris (Oklahoma - Alpha Galmla) Is respo11slble for the construcllon of such stnlctures.

i Kapp Scholars ranging from the senior manager of ticket sales for the Florida Marlins to the project manager for Chevron Overseas Petroleum in London are just a couple of examples of where the former award winners are today. The Pi Kapp Scholar program was started in the late 1970s. Every year 12 men are

awarded with one of the most significant honors that a Pi Kappa Phi can earn. This 36 STAR & LAMP

award is accompanied by.a $500 scholarship grant to each Pi Kapp selected. Applicants must submit a list of all their activities, a grade report and an essay of 300 words addressing the question: "Why are high scholarship standards important to Pi Kappa Phi?" Award recipients are selected by the Pi Kappa Phi Scholarship Committee and announced every January. Now let's take a look back at a few of our Pi Kapp Scholars:

ior manager of season ticket sales for the 1997 World Champion Florida Marlins. He is in charge of promoting season ticket sales and other major marketing programs for the baseball franchise. "Pi Kappa Phi gaveme the leadership skills and confidence to pursue my dreams and to succeed," adds Pierce. In 1995, Kevin Gorman (Seton Hall- Epsilon Theta) was named Pi Kapp Scholar. Deloitte & Touche, a reputable accounting firm and a member of the Big 6, employs Gorman as a senior accountant. Working in Parsippany, N.J., he is in charge of an entire staff of accountants and oversees the day-to-day operations of all the firm's audit engagements. Gorman also acts as a liaison between the firm and the CEO, CFO and a board of directors. Added to that, he manages the accounts of 12 clients ranging in size from $5 million to $5 billion in sales. Gorman says the award helped him make the leap from college to career. John Pierce (Florida State "Since receiving that Beta Eta) received the award honor three years ago, I have in 1989. Pierce is now the sen- successfully entered a new

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K A P P A PH I p I Mark E. Timmes esigning and constructing an opera- Fraternally yours, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER \~,, .. · Stephen Whitby (I...

1998_4_Fall  

K A P P A PH I p I Mark E. Timmes esigning and constructing an opera- Fraternally yours, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER \~,, .. · Stephen Whitby (I...