"I will endeavor to retain the spirit of youth"
~Sigma Chi Creed, George Ade ΔΔ 1887

Steele '77 Named Hoosier Sig of the Year

Phil Steele ’77 (L) receiving the Hoosier Sig of the Year plaque from Tom Leslie ’68.

At the Indianapolis Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter’s annual Christmas luncheon and business meeting held on December 11, Phil Steele ’77 was recognized as the Hoosier Sig of the Year for 2015. This honor is bestowed above a member of the Indianapolis Alumni Chapter who has made significant contributions to the community and Sigma Chi.


Tom Leslie ’68 made the presentation to Phil and noted his ongoing work with Delta Delta. This included being involved with the chapter for the past 25 years as a member of the House Corporation and serving 17 years as Chapter Advisor. Additionally Phil has published the Delta Delta Data newsletter for over 20 years and continues to organize the annual Brotherhood Dinner which was first held in 1992. Phil is presently a member of the House Corp and is active in promoting, coordinating and reporting on the various Delta Delta alumni and undergraduate events. He also maintains Delta Delta’s website.


L-R: Tony D’Eramo, Keegan McMahon, George Morton, Phil Steele, Pete Clark, Tom Leslie, Jim Dora, Bill Davis, Todd Kaminski and Scott Brenton

Phil has also begun working with the Sigma Chi chapter at Wabash College to create and distribute the chapter newsletter and help promote alumni events for them.


In his comments to the over 100 Sigs in attendance at the luncheon, Phil noted, “Sigma Chi is one of the true loves of my life. It has meant a great deal to me and I am very appreciative of this recognition.” He also thanked all his Delta Delta brothers who were able to attend the lunch and be part of this occasion.