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.
Lawrence G. McMillan
Delta Delta 1968
Election Date 2012
In recognition of your remarkable career as author of “Options As A Strategic Investment”, the best-selling work on stock and index options strategies…
Gerald D. Hines
Delta Delta 1946 Election Date July 12, 1979 In honor of your great success and insight as an investment builder and owner, responsible for the development of more structures than any other real estate developer in the US today, with completion of more than 220 projects with more than twenty eight million square feet in […]
Delta Delta 1938 Election Date 1977 In recognition of your notable career in business with Rockwell International and with the Pacific Gas and Electric company, where you served as Chief Executive Officer. In tribute to your outstanding community service, and your dedication and support of your Alma matter, Purdue.
Elliott M. Gordan
Alpha Beta/ Delta Delta 1932 Election Date June 30, 1977 In honor of your long and eminent career in industry, most recently as Chairman and Director of the Towle Company, Silversmiths, following a diverse record of accomplishments in numerous executive posts. With admiration for your consistent achievements, from a Sloan Fellowship of Massachusetts Institute of […]
Robert A. Griese
Delta Delta 1967 Election Date June 28, 1973 For an outstanding career in professional football. And for a distinguished athletic record while attending Purdue University, including two seasons as a member of the basketball team and two years as an All-America quarterback of the football team. For being named the Most Valuable Player in the […]
Henry E. “Hank” Stram
Delta Delta 1948 Election Date June 26, 1971 For inspired and innovative leadership on the gridiron in Assistant Coach roles at Purdue, Southern Methodist, Notre Dame, and Miami which lead to the head coach position of the Kansas City Chiefs and coach of the year honors while winning two league titles and a world championship.