High School Senior Scholarship Banquet 2008

Posted June 8, 2008 by xiiota
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The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Xi Iota Chapter has again awarded nine $500 college scholarships to high school seniors in the Central Virginia area. The annual scholarship award program was held on June 8, 2008 from 3:00pm to 5:30pm at Monticello High School with Brother Barlow as master of ceremony. There are pictures of the 2008 scholarship program on the photo page. Thank you Brothers for coming out and supporting the youth of tomorrow.

Recipients with parents from Left to Right. James H. Young III, Monticello High School attending Virginia Commonwealth University, Erica Woodson Fluvanna High School attending Virginia Commonwealth University, Bekinwari Opubo Idoniboye Charlottesville High School attending University of Pennsylvania, James  H. Barlow III Albemarle High School North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, Matthew Derrick Nelson Louisa County High School attending Radford University, Sadeeka Dosu Western Albemarle High School attending Sacramento State University, Erin Jones William Monroe High School attending Carleton College. Students not able to attend Shawnte Woodson  Waynesboro High School, and Ethan David Lee Buckingham High School attending William and Mary.


Charlestown Trip Flyer

Posted May 30, 2008 by xiiota
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Attached is a flyer promoting our bus trip to Charlestown. Please copy and distribute flyers to shops, salons, stores and places for public display.  Please remember to give Brother Carey the number of seats you are requesting for the trip. Your payment will ensure your seat.

Charlestown Bus Trip Flyer

Hershey Track Meet

Posted May 19, 2008 by xiiota
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 We conducted our annual Hershey Track Meet fundraiser at Monticello High School on May 17, 2008 the fundraiser started at 8:30am and ended at 12pm. Hotdogs, hamburgers, and drinks were sold. It was a great success, brothers’ fellowshipped and raised money for the organization. There was even a visiting Brother who helped out and fellowshipped from Alabama PKK Brother Morris Bodrick. Thank you to the Brothers who came out and helped.  We look forward to Hershey Track Meet next year

Clarence A. Jones Scholarship Dance

Posted May 5, 2008 by xiiota
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The Xi Iota Chapter’s 1st Annual Clarence A. Jones Memorial Scholarship Dance was a huge success; $4,500 was raised with the Jones family contributing an additional $2,400. Basileus Alfred Wilson and Brother Carey honored the family with a plaque. The brothers of Xi Iota would like to thank those who supported the Clarence A. Jones Memorial Scholarship. If you would like to make a contribution to the scholarship please contact Brother Carey at 434-825-3335

The 75th 3rd District Anniversary

Posted April 21, 2008 by xiiota
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Bro. make speech

The 75th 3rd District Anniversary was held in Richmond, Virginia.
On Friday April 18, 2008 Kappa Psi won the “March Down to Birmingham Step Show”
On Saturday April 19, 2008 the Lambda Zeta undergraduates Tom Mitchell and Mylrick Lapointe were initiated.
o Our Basileus Alfred Wilson lost the district KRS to Robert Lester However, it was a good race and we look forward to him running again next year.
o Saturday ended with a memorable awards banquet and our very own Brother Brown received his 60th pin

Thanks to the Brothers who were able to come and support our chapter during the 75th 3rd District anniversary events.

Xi Iota Upcoming Events

Posted April 14, 2008 by xiiota
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The mighty Xi Iota out of Charlottesville is currently working on a website, and we’re looking forward to having it done by the end of June. Meanwhile, we’ll be posting recent and upcoming events on our blog.

Xi Iota is still doing great things for the community and for the fraternity. We are heading to our 75th Annual District Conference on April 17-20th, where our Basileus Alfred Wilson will be running for District KRS. One of our members, Bro. Brown, will be receiving his 60th year pin since first pledging in 1943 to the Beta Chapter at Lincoln University. Also, we will have our annual ball to raise money for high school senior scholarships. It will be held Friday, May 2nd, 2008 from 9 P.M. to 1 A.M. in Charlottesville. There will be a live R&B band and a DJ, as well as free drinks and food. We have only 290 tickets available. For further information, please contact Bro. Carey at 434-825-3335. Stay tuned for further updates on chapter events and news.