A.A. Birch Golden Heritage Society
Fifty Year Members of Chapter and Fraternity Honored at Golden Heritage
Nashville Alumni Chapter Honors Fifty Year Members of Chapter and Fraternity
Esteemed members honored for service, talent and commitment
Nashville, Tenn. (December 1, 2011) Nashville Alumni Chapter, inspired by our late Brother, Honorable A. A. Birch, Jr., established the A. A. Birch Golden Heritage Award Society. This organization recognizes brothers with 50 years or more in the fraternities that are, or were, affiliated at one time or another with the chapter.
The inaugural group of twenty brothers was recognized at a banquet, November 11, 2011 at the Gaylord Springs (Opryland) Country Club. Of the twenty, 14 were present.
Those present: Homer Wheaton 1945, Leonard Morton, Sr. 1949, George Hull 1951, Tobey Pursley 1952, William Haston 1954, Roscoe Beaty 1956, Willie Stevens 1956, John Green 1956, James Storey 1958, Ira Baxter Sr. 1959, James Bass 1960, Sanford Harper 1960, Andrew Rucker 1960, and Robert Grant 1961. Absent were: Bernard Crowell 1950, A. A. Birch, Jr. 1951, (recently deceased), James Dunn 1951, Henry Foster 1951, Nebraska Mays 1952, and Edward Graves 1959, who was represented by his son-in-law, Brother Abraham Westcott.
The brothers were presented a certificate and medallion by Polemarch Anthony Owens. He was assisted by Immediate Past Polemarch Gregory Clark as it was during his administration the idea was conceived.
Congratulations to the brothers who reached a significant milestone in Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
About Nashville Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
An alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc, Nashville Alumni Chapter is one of many chapters of the Greek-lettered organization created by collegiate African-American men. Nashville Alumni, founded in 1926, strives to positively impact the Nashville community by exhibiting the founding principles of achievement in every field of human endeavor. As the oldest alumni chapter in the middle Tennessee area, the historical, current and future impact of the organization is executed in many ways, through scholarships to deserving students, community service and activities within the area. For more information, visit www.NashvilleKappas.org .