Fall 2016 Newsletter- Fall 2016 Current News

Greetings active brothers, alumni, and friends of Sigma Nu fraternity!


Western Kentucky University is back into full swing- and Eta Rho is motivated, excited, and determined to make this upcoming year one of the best years we have ever had.

Current News

– Over the course of the summer, we had new members added to Executive Council as well as positional changes. They are as follows:

  • Commander- Ethan Gardner
  • Lt. Commander- Nelson Bodenbender
  • Recorder- David Chan
  • Marshal- Austin Black
  • Sentinel- Braxton Powell
  • Housing Manager- James DeBold
  • Treasurer- Christopher Brokamp
  • Chaplain- Daniel Bolster
  • Alumni Relations- Braxton Powell
  • Risk Reduction- Turner Davis
  • Scholarship- Wesley Bayles
  • Recruitment- Grant Wiese & Everett Taylor
  • Social- Garret Stephens
  • Intramural Sports- Junnie Riddle
  • Campus Involvement- Braxton Powell
  • Tailgating- Luke Starkey
  • Philanthropy-  Aaron Dorris & Joe Boteler


– On Sunday, August 21st, 2016, we were able to initiate 12 honorable men from the Delta Theta pledge class into our fraternity. In HP order they are as follows:

  • Junnie Riddle HP 1027
  • David Chan HP 1028
  • James DeBold HP 1029
  • Justin Graham HP 1030
  • Luke Rodgers HP 1031
  • Skyler Geralds HP 1032
  • Chandler West HP 1033
  • Collin Kemp HP 1034
  • Chris McCoy HP 1035
  • Taylor Hilliard HP 1036
  •  Seth Reynolds HP 1037
  • John McDearman HP 1038

Congratulations to these guys on becoming honorable men of the Eta Rho chapter of Sigma Nu!


A very special moment for father and son. Jim DeBold HP 437, with his son James DeBold HP 1029, and wife, Little Sister Mary Phillips DeBold.
A very special moment for father and son. Jim DeBold, HP 437, with his son James DeBold, HP 1029, and wife, Little Sister Mary Phillips DeBold.



– Buddy Walk philanthropy event with the Down Syndrome of South Central Kentucky Buddy House, September 17th, 10:45 am at the Bowling Green Ballpark.

– WKU Football Homecoming is October 22nd. The Hilltoppers will face Old Dominion in the annual Homecoming football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is 6:00 PM.


Stay Connected 

For the alumni reading this newsletter, I hope we have kept you updated on the well being of not only our chapter as a whole, but made you feel included in the every day lives of individual active members. We strive for perfection in everything we do and seek to better everything we are a part of. This fall we will soar through expectations and break the boundaries of self limitation.

Stay tuned for more updates, newsletters, and event calendars that will be available all throughout the year. Be sure to check any updates on Facebook, as well as Twitter and Instagram.


Braxton Powell HP 969
Alumni Relations Chair

Would you like to give back to Eta Rho? Any donations are greatly appreciated!
Please make your donations here: https://legfi.com/fundraisers/243


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