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

Delta Delta Takes Home State Day Honors

The Sigs in Indiana got together for the 133rd Indiana State Day event held on Saturday, February 18 in Indianapolis. Brothers from all nine Indiana Sigma Chi chapters took part making this one of Sigma Chi’s largest events with almost 500 alumni and undergraduates in attendance.

CJ Johnson ‘17 (left) and Matt Rittman ’18 display Delta Delta’s State Day honors.

Delta Delta Recognized for Philanthropy

Consul Matt Rittman ’18 commented, “It was a great day for Delta Delta as the active chapter received the Richard E. Hester "Living Our Values Everyday" Philanthropy Award. This was a great credit to the increasing emphasis our chapter has placed on philanthropy over the past few years.” This award recognized the ongoing commitment to a number of local organizations including Lafayette Urban Ministry, Special Olympics – Indiana, Riley Hospital for Kids, College Mentors for Kids, and the chapter’s Derby Days fund raiser for the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The chapter raised $29,935 for various philanthropic organizations and our brothers donated 2,019 hours of their time to community service.

Joe Micon, Executive Director of Lafayette Urban Ministry, wrote, “Through their work with our organization, the members of Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity have made our community a stronger, safer and more fair and just place for everyone. We are proud of these young men. They are great representatives of their chapter, the Greek community, Purdue University and their generation. They give us great hope for the future.”

CJ Johnson Named Province Balfour Award Winner

CJ Johnson ‘17 was named the Northern Indiana Province Balfour Award Winner. “Everyone knows how much CJ has done for the chapter, so we were all incredibly happy for him,” remarked Consul Matt Rittman ’18.

CJ is a senior accounting/finance major in the Krannert Business School and has a 3.95 GPA. In addition to his strong academic performance, he has served the chapter as Quaestor; Recruitment, Scholarship, and Alumni Relations Chairman; and Pledge Class President. CJ took part in Old Masters, IFC’s Judicial Board, and the School of Management Employers Forum. He was selected IFC Fraternity Man of the Year in 2016. Additionally, in recognition of his leadership and academic accomplishments, CJ was the recipient of several Sigma Chi and Krannert School of Management scholarships.

Chapter Advisor Jay Andrew remarked, “Congrats Matt, CJ and the undergraduate chapter. Honors that are well deserved. Keep up the great leadership.”