The Texas Theta
Chapter and the Frank Heflin Foundation dedicated
the first lodge owned by the fraternity at West
Texas A&M University during the University's
centennial homecoming celebration Oct. 9.
Approximately 250 actives, Phikeia, alumni and
guests attended the ceremony keynoted by General
Council Member at Large Chris Brussalis. University
President Dr. J. Patrick O'Brien also spoke, and
Vice President for Student Services Dr. Don
Albrecht, Vice President for Institutional
Advancement Dr. Neal Weaver and Rho Northwest
Province President were also in attendance.
recognized five Texas Theta brothers with induction
into the Cornerstone Club including Brothers Wilbur
Walls, Steve Sydow, Joe Curtis, Jack Curtis and Jeff
McMennamy. Following remarks by City of Canyon Mayor
Quinn Alexander and the Canyon Chamber of Commerce
hosted an official ribbon cutting.
Other highlights of
the weekend included a Roll Call for the Brotherhood
on Friday night, the annual parade where the chapter
along with the ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha entered the
first-place float, the Amarillo Area Alumni Club
taking first prize in the tailgate cook-off for the
fourth time and Chapter President Wade Malone being
named king finalist in the Homecoming Court.
Mission of Phi Delta Theta
The Texas Theta
Chapter of Phi Delta Theta at West Texas A&M
University is dedicated to the principles of
The Bond - Friendship, Sound Learning and
Moral Rectitude. We strive everyday to become an
elite chapter by holding each other accountable,
becoming more involved on campus, keeping alumni
engaged, creating stronger bonds between our
brothers and not becoming complacent with past
success. We recruit good men and make them Phi Delts.