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PanHellenic Affairs - February 2011


Our Next Event, Application and More…


The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation is proud to announce that our program for academic excellence will be granted again to Greek-American undergraduate students. The Foundation will be meeting in the spring of 2011, with its Board of Directors, Academic Committee and Advisory Board to finalize the plans for the scholarship awards of the 2011-2012 school years.


At that time an announcement will be made regarding the scholarship application and submission particulars, the Awards Gala dates, PanHellenic Honors Society activities and other information relating to the Foundation.


PanHellenic Honors Society


As has been the practice, all award recipients are automatically inducted into the PanHellenic Honors Society (PHS), the elite network where all members can keep in contact with one another and engage as a tight group as they prepare to go forward in pursuit of their life endeavors. Members of the PHS also keep the Foundation apprised on their activities, so that a record is kept of their progress.


To facilitate the scope of work of the PHS, the Foundation is planning a conference for all PHS members currently proposed for June 10-12 in Chicago. Organizational efforts are under way and members are invited to respond regarding their participation. Other than travel expenses, all other costs will be covered by the Foundation.


This is a significant conference for the PHS and its members. The agenda will cover key regulatory issues such as structure, by-laws, governance, election of officers and formation of committees. Members are advised to respond about their availability and attendance. Their response is not binding at this point, but it is needed now as it will give us an idea about the right date selection, attendance and other information.


Our Students' Gratitude


We are overwhelmed with joy at seeing the response of our recipients as they demonstrate their sentiments of gratitude and fulfillment. Shown below are excerpts from their writings. More are available on our website.


John Tucker Sigalos, Vanderbilt University

I am humbled, honored and grateful to have been selected as a recipient of the 2010 PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Award. Please accept my deepest thanks and appreciation for your philanthropy and for the privilege of being inducted into the prestigious PanHellenic Honors Society.


George Stephwen Karas, Harvard University

I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to you and the committee for selecting me as a recipient of the PanHellenic Academic Award. I am so humbled to have been chosen for this award, knowing that there were many qualified applicants.


Alexis Keramaris, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Ever since I was a small child, I have dreamed of attending art school. Since I was recently named a recipient of the PanHellenic Scholarship, my dream is finally becoming a reality.


Sydney Thayer, University of Southern California

I am humbled and honored to be included as a member of the PanHellenic Honors Society and to have received this incredibly generous award from the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation.