2017 Scholarship Recipient
Rho Nu Chapter congratulates Miss Taylor Howard, recipient of the 2017 Bro. Thomas H. Warren Memorial Scholarship. She is attending Lamar University, majoring in Chemical Engineering.
Members Recognized for Their Achievements
On November 18, 2017, the Rho Nu Chapter hosted the 29th Annual Houston Area Coalition of Chapters Founders’ Day Banquet at the Hyatt Regency, Houston, Texas. The guest speaker was Bro. Dr. David Marion, First Vice Grand Basileus of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Rho Nu Chapter’s 2017 Achievement Week honorees were:
Founders’ Award: Bro. Andrew Earles and Bro. Dr. Milton Howard
Omega Man of the Year: Bro. Jerome Davis and Bro. Shawn Garvin
Superior Service Award: Bro. Shawn Garvin
Basileus Award: Bro. Jimmie Batiste
Rho Nu Chapter also recognized the “Church in the Park” initiative with its 2017 Citizen of the Year Award. The “Church in the Park” program is held the first Friday of every month; feeding the homeless in the Third Ward area of Houston, Texas. This program was brought to the attention of the chapter by members of the 2015 and 2016 initiates.
Donations to Galveston and Houston Schools
On Friday, October 27, 2017, members of Rho Nu Chapter presented L.A. Morgan Magnet School in Galveston, Texas with a check for $500 and delivered several boxes of school supplies collected during its annual Friends and Family Cookowt in September. Chosen by the Rho Nu Chapter, L.A. Morgan School in Galveston and Lockhart Middle School in Houston, Texas both received checks for $500 on September 16, 2017 as part of the Ninth District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts.