SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA—Wofford College’s fraternities and sororities recently held their annual Greek Awards program and recognized the contributions by chapters and individuals. Organizations also raised nearly $24,500 for She’s Here, a campaign started by Wofford graduates Ella Patrick ’20 and Olivia Schraibman ’20 to support girls continuing their education in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Chapter award winners:
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Scholarship Award: Pi Kappa Phi.
Panhellenic Scholarship Award: Kappa Delta.
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Scholarship Award: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
IFC Scholarship Improvement Award: Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Panhellenic Scholarship Improvement Award: Kappa Alpha Theta.
NPHC Scholarship Improvement Award: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
IFC Chapter of the Year Award: Pi Kappa Alpha.
Panhellenic Chapter of the Year Award: Kappa Delta.
NPHC Chapter of the Year Award: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
Individual award winners:
IFC Outstanding Greek Scholar Award
Russ Kibbe, a senior chemistry major from Irmo, South Carolina, has served as the secretary and ritual chairman for Kappa Sigma, as well as an IFC delegate. Through iCan mentoring and serving as a Campus Union delegate and Terrier Supply Closet committee member, he has demonstrated his love of service and involvement on and off campus. He's been an undergraduate researcher, chemistry teaching assistant and peer tutor.
Panhellenic Outstanding Greek Scholar Award
Price Rainwater, a senior biology major from Florence, South Carolina, has led on the membership development committee for Kappa Alpha Theta and served as scholarship director and chief administrative officer.
IFC New Member Award
Nick Ackard, a sophomore double major in finance and humanities from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, serves as secretary for Kappa Sigma and is on the recruitment and social committees. He has served on the Orientation Staff and is a leader in Reformed University Fellowship.
Panhellenic New Member Award
Grace Sorrell is a sophomore humanities, sociology and anthropology major from Rougemont, North Carolina. Even though her new member experience with Delta Delta Delta was virtual, she remained positive and quickly took on multiple roles within the chapter, including director of philanthropy, and as a member of the conduct and diversity and inclusion committees.
IFC Man of the Year
William Moore, a senior finance major from Vestavia, Alabama, has held many positions within Kappa Sigma and he’s served the campus community as a member of the Orientation Staff, Campus Union and Reformed University Fellowship. He’s been committed to implementing change within his chapter with a quiet strength while making decisions and supporting those around him. He has constantly encouraged his brothers to push and challenge themselves in and out of the classroom.
NPHC Man of the Year
Eyon Brown, a senior English major from Columbia, South Carolina, is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Brown has held several leadership positions on campus, including copy editor of the Old Gold and Black, and he’s served as a resident assistant and as an active member of Wofford Men of Color.
Panhellenic Woman of the Year
Caroline Sargent, a senior double major in chemistry and mathematics from Easley, South Carolina, is a member of Kappa Delta. She’s considered a role model and an example to follow. She’s been involved with research on campus, peer tutoring and serves as a teaching assistant. Her leadership is credited with helping Panhellenic organizations during the pandemic by adjusting and adapting.
The college’s Greek letter organizations also recognized the contributions of Wofford’s staff and faculty for the 2020-2021 academic year. Lisa Lefebvre, RN, BSN, director of employee wellness and medical services, was named the staff support member of the year. Lefebvre has shown leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic while caring for students and always being available for counsel.
Dr. Robert Jeffrey, professor of government and international affairs, was named faculty member of the year. Jeffrey was recognized for being a confidant, mentor and constant encourager of his students.