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2013-14 OU President's Trophy Winners Announced



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NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren presented today the President’s Trophy to the outstanding fraternity, sorority, housing center and two commuter students. Awards went to students and organizations exhibiting overall excellence in academics, campus activities, volunteerism and multicultural participation.

The President’s Trophy competition was established by President and Mrs. Boren in 1995, with the first awards presented in the spring of 1996. The purpose of the competition is to encourage students to raise standards for themselves and their organizations in four areas of emphasis. The competition is coordinated by Crimson Club, the university’s ambassador organization composed of OU student leaders.

Winners recognized for superior achievement in the individual categories of academics, campus activities, volunteerism and multicultural participation received $250. Housing, fraternity and sorority runners-up for the President’s Trophy received a $500 cash award. President’s Trophy outstanding commuter student winners were given a trophy and $500, and the President’s Trophy first-place organizational winners received a trophy and $5,000. Those recognized today were:

HOUSING – Specific category winners:

Campus Activities: Adams Center

Volunteerism: Walker Center

Multicultural Participation: Traditions East

Runner-up: Cate Center

President’s Trophy Housing Winner: Headington Hall


SORORITIES – Specific category winners:

Academics: Gamma Phi Beta

Campus Activities: Gamma Phi Beta

Volunteerism: Alpha Kappa Alpha

Multicultural Participation: Pi Beta Phi

Runner-up: Delta Delta Delta

President’s Trophy Sorority Winner: Kappa Alpha Theta


FRATERNITIES – Specific category winners:

Academics: Pi Kappa Phi

Campus Activities: Alpha Tau Omega

Volunteerism: Omega Delta Phi

Multicultural Participation: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Runner-up: Lambda Chi Alpha

President’s Trophy Fraternity Winner: Beta Theta Pi


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