The Significant Sig Award is given to a brother who has excelled greatly in their field of study or occupation. The award was introduced in 1935 by Past Grand Consul L.A. Downs at the Grand Chapter banquet in Seattle. The first seven awards were given to George Ade, Roy Chapman Andrews, John T. McCutcheon, Chase S. Osborn, James Wallington, F. Dudleigh Vernor, and Samuel P. Cowley, three of which were Purdue Sigma Chi’s.
Delta Delta 1960 Joe McCabe is a retired airline pilot who flew for Pan American World Airways and United Airlines over a 35-year span starting in 1966. He served as captain on a dozen types of large aircraft, including the Boeing 777. McCabe was captain of the Purdue baseball […]
Kenneth E. Schutte
Delta Delta 1968 In recognition of his career as a general partner for Jones Financial Companies in St. Louis, MO, a parent company of Edward Jones, as well as director and treasurer of Edward Jones Trust Co. from which he retired in 2010. In tribute to his service in […]
Patrick Loehrer, M.D.
Delta Delta 1975 In recognition of his remarkable career in medicine as a clinical researcher specializing in the treatment of testicular, bladder, colon and pancreatic cancers as well as thymic carcinoma, which attacks the thymus gland. In tribute to his work directing Indiana University’s Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer […]
Delta Delta 1968 Election Date: 2015 In recognition of his remarkable career in law as a senior member and founder of the Farella, Braun and Martell law firm’s intellectual property litigation group; In tribute to his work guiding clients through massive trials and appeals, and securing successful resolutions for […]
Dr. N. Reed Dunnick
Delta Delta 1965 Election Date: 2014 In recognition of your remarkable medical career, including 11 years on the faculty of Duke University before you moved in 1992 to Ann Arbor, Mich., to become the Fred Jenner Hodges professor and radiology department chairman at the University of Michigan. In honor […]
Peter J. Kraemer
Delta Delta 1988 Election Date 2014 In recognition of your remarkable business career as vice president of supply for Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis where you are responsible for all North American manufacturing and corporate staff functions; and of your experience as a fifth-generation brewmaster from Budapest, Hungary, having begun […]