2018 Pi Kappa Alpha Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

The Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity annually seeks and accepts nominations of alumnus members under the age of 35 for the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. The award recognizes a class of up to 12 young alumni for their professional accomplishments, contributions to their community, and their involvement as a volunteer for Pi Kappa Alpha, while displaying the values of a True PIKE.

Nominations will be accepted in the following three categories:

  • Career: Awarded to young alumni who have excelled in their professional careers
  • Civic: Awarded to young alumni who have had a positive impact on their community and/or in the non-profit sector
  • PIKE Involvement: Awarded to young alumni who have served/continue to serve the International Fraternity as a volunteer

Examples may include:

  • The creation of a thriving small business; a promotion
  • The founding of a non-profit organization; volunteering at the local Boys & Girls Club
  • Involvement with the local alumni association; member of the alumni advisory board

Award winners will be selected and notified by the International Alumni & Volunteer Awards Committee in June. Awards will be presented at the 2018 International Convention in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday, July 28, 2018, and honorees will be recognized in the Autumn edition of the Shield & Diamond and on the Pikes.org website.

Recipient selection criteria:

  • Must be under the age of 35
  • Must have graduated from a four-year institution
  • Must be a member of Pi Kappa Alpha in good standing
  • May only be nominated for one category
  • Those who have previously won the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award cannot be nominated for the award a second time

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