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The Lambda-Delta Alumni Chapter Named Scholarships

The Kappa Sigma Lambda-Delta Alumni Chapter, through contributions from alumni brothers, provides the following Named Scholarships to eligible and worthy Undergraduate Brothers. The Endowed Scholarship Committee of the Lambda-Delta Alumni Chapter reviews applications and selects annual recipients based on specified criteria. The Kappa Sigma Fraternity Lambda-Delta Alumni Chapter Endowment shall be awarded annually by a committee comprised of representatives and leaders within Kappa Sigma Fraternity Lambda-Delta Alumni Chapter in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid at the University of West Georgia. The overall Endowment Fund encompasses the following scholarships, which may be modified in the future by the Chairman of the Endowed Scholarship Committee of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity Lambda-Delta Alumni Chapter if individual commitments are not met or if additional scholarships are created.

Scholarship A: The Memorial Scholarship

The Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 annual scholarship given in memory of deceased members of the Kappa Sigma Lambda-Delta Chapter at the University of West Georgia. It is funded by proceeds from the annual Herring Memorial Golf Tournament that is held each spring in memory of David Herring, charter member of Sigma Alpha Omega, predecessor of the Kappa Sigma Lambda-Delta Chapter, and a 2008 initiate of Kappa Sigma. It is also funded by contributions from Lambda-Delta Chapter alumni.

Scholarship B: Mack and Mary Anderson Scholarship

The Mack and Mary Anderson Scholarship is a $500 annual scholarship funded by Mack Anderson, charter member of Sigma Alpha Omega Fraternity, the predecessor of Kappa Sigma’s Lambda-Delta Chapter at the West Georgia College, and a 2008 initiate of Kappa Sigma; and by Mary Holbrook Anderson, member of the first pledge class of Alpha Phi Rho Sorority, the predecessor of Phi Mu’s Gamma Rho Chapter at West Georgia College, and a 1971 initiate of Phi Mu. Mack and Mary met at the University of West Georgia when Mary was a freshman and have been together ever since. They have two daughters and two granddaughters and currently are living outside of Houston, TX. Mary taught school at the elementary and junior high levels in Georgia for 11 years, before devoting herself full time to the family and the many moves required by Mack’s employment. Mack had a successful business career in several Fortune 500 companies in finance, operations and human resources. Since 1981, he has been in the field of human resources and recently retired as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and an Officer of Smith International, Inc.

Scholarship C: Tony Moye 215W Scholarship

The Tony Moye Scholarship 215W Scholarship is a $500 annual scholarship funded by Tony Moye, charter member of Sigma Alpha Omega Fraternity, the predecessor of Kappa Sigma’s Lambda-Delta Chapter at the West Georgia College, and a 1971 initiate of Kappa Sigma. A highly successful professional as a pharmacist and business owner for many years, Mr. Moye is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the University of West Georgia Foundation, Inc. The “215W” references the room number in Strozier Hall at West Georgia College where Mr. Moye and Mack Anderson lived in 1968. It was the room in which Sigma Alpha Omega, WGC’s first social fraternity, was founded on January 18, 1968.

Scholarship D: David Johnson Scholarship

The David Johnson Scholarship is a $500 annual scholarship funded by Brother David Johnson, a 1992 initiate of Lambda-Delta where he served as pledge class treasurer, Grand Treasurer, Grand Master of Ceremonies, Grand Procurator, and UAC Delegate.  He also became Ritually Proficient as Grand Master of Ceremonies, Grand Master, and Initiatory.  While at West Georgia, he was selected as Honors Program Freshman of the Year, Greek Man of the Year, and Homecoming King and was elected SGA Senator and an IFC officer.  He graduated in 1996 with an AAS in Computer Science and BBA degrees in Management and Business Information Systems.

After leaving West Georgia, Brother Johnson earned an MBA from Georgia State University in 1996.  As a Kappa Sigma alumni volunteer, he served as chapter Assistant Alumnus Advisor and Assistant District Grand Master.  He was later appointed District Grand Master for Northern Georgia and served in that capacity for nine years as he advised the chapters in the area and overseeing the installation of new ones at Kennesaw State, Southern Polytechnic, and Emory.  At the International level, he served as Recruitment and Expansion Commissioner and Endowment Fund Scholarship/Leadership Awards Commissioner.  He was selected as Outstanding First Year Volunteer and also received an SEC Distinguished Service Commendation.

In his professional life, he has served in a variety of executive roles in technology and operational capacities.  After working for several Internet companies in Director and Vice President roles, he became Managing Partner for Atlanta-based Strategic Link Consulting.  He currently serves as Partner in Cane Bay Partners VI, LLLP which provides risk and analytics services to US based lenders.  He and his wife, Nichole, live full time in St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.

Scholarship E: Sigma Alpha Omega Scholarship

All scholarships are awarded at the annual Founders Day event in April with funds available the following fall semester.

If you have any interest in becoming a named scholarship donor, please contact Wayne Reeves (reev5171@bellsouth.net) or Dan Minish (danminish@charter.net).

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