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2011-12 OU President's Trophy Winners Announced

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Norman – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren today presented the President’s Trophy to the outstanding fraternity, sorority, housing center and two commuter students. Awards went to students and organizations exhibiting overall excellence in academics, campus activities, volunteerism and multicultural participation.

The President’s Trophy competition was established by President and Mrs. Boren in 1995, with the first awards presented in the spring of 1996. The purpose of the competition is to encourage students to raise standards for themselves and their organizations in four areas of emphasis.  The competition is coordinated by Crimson Club, the university’s ambassador organization composed of OU student leaders.

Winners recognized for superior achievement in the individual categories of academics, campus activities, volunteerism and multicultural participation received $250. Housing, fraternity and sorority runners-up for the President’s Trophy received a $500 cash award. President’s Trophy outstanding commuter student winners were given a trophy and $500, and the President’s Trophy first-place organizational winners received a trophy and $5,000. Those recognized today were:

HOUSING – Specific category winners:
Campus Activities: Couch Center
Volunteerism: Traditions Square East
Multicultural Participation: Sooner Housing Center
Runner-up: Cate Center
President’s Trophy Housing Winner: Traditions Square West
SORORITIES – Specific category winners:
Academics: Kappa Alpha Theta
Campus Activities: Chi Omega
Volunteerism: Delta Gamma
Multicultural Participation: Kappa Kappa Gamma
Runner-up:  Delta Delta Delta
President’s Trophy Sorority Winner: Kappa Alpha Theta
FRATERNITIES – Specific category winners:
Academics: Lambda Chi Alpha
Campus Activities: Beta Theta Pi
Volunteerism: Alpha Tau Omega
Multicultural Participation: Delta Upsilon
Runner-up: Delta Upsilon
President’s Trophy Fraternity Winner: Lambda Chi Alpha
OUTSTANDING COMMUTER STUDENTS – Melissa Mock and Dana Mohammad-Zadeh

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