Portales, NM – Aug 9, 2023– Eastern New Mexico University's Kappa Sigma Chapter was awarded a Founders Circle Award as one of the top Fraternity Chapters in North America.
The Founders' Circle Award is the benchmark award in the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, recognizing outstanding Chapter management, achievement, and program development in all areas of operation. Only five Chapters of the fraternity's Chapters and Colonies received the Founders' Circle Award in 2023.
"This award is a testament to the hard work of every member in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship, and Service. It couldn't be done without our members raising over $7,500 for ENMU scholarships and the Military Hero's campaign," said Alex Aguirre, Grand Master, Kappa Sigma Fraternity at ENMU. "The chapter also did over 4,300 hours of community service while maintaining above a 3.0 GPA."
Kappa Sigma's Theta-Zeta Chapter at Eastern New Mexico University and its 52 members recorded the following achievements during its award-winning 2022-2023 academic year:
- The Chapter engaged in more than 4,300 hours of community service.
- The Chapter raised more than $53,350 for charitable causes.
- The Chapter raised more than $19,000 for its Chapter Scholarship Fund within the Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to Chapter members based on academic achievement, campus involvement, and leadership within the Kappa Sigma Fraternity
"Winning a Founders' Circle Award means that the Chapter at Eastern New Mexico University is not just one of the best Chapters in Kappa Sigma but is one of the top fraternity Chapters on any college campus in North America," said Worthy Grand Master Burton R. Trembly, the new President of Kappa Sigma's International Board of Directors.
"The Theta-Zeta Chapter at ENMU represents the best of what Greek life at a University is all about," said James Johnston, ENMU Chancellor. "They are active on campus and in the community, providing leadership and volunteering their time and energy. I congratulate them on winning this award and being counted among the best Kappa Sigma Fraternities in the country."
For more information on ENMU's Kappa Sigma Theta-Zeta fraternity, visit enmu.edu/GreekLife.