Fraternity Honors 18 Brothers for Alumni Service

The Seven Lights Alumni Award honors Sigs who have dedicated at least 10 years of volunteer work to the Fraternity

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity has presented its 2016 Seven Lights Alumni Award to 18 brothers. Each year, Sigma Chi presents the Seven Lights Award to alumni who have provided at least 10 years of exceptional volunteer service to the Fraternity at the local, provincial and/or international levels. Each candidate must be nominated by at least three brothers, at least one of whom is a current Grand Praetor, Grand Trustee, alumni chapter president or chapter advisor. This year’s winners are:

  • Thomas Bloomfield, TULSA 1983;
  • Walter Cooner, EMORY 1974;
  • Don Copeland, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 1989;
  • Paul Garson, SAN DIEGO 1986;
  • Chuck Gibbs, OKLAHOMA STATE 1984;
  • Donald Haddox, EMBRY-RIDDLE (DAYTONA BEACH) 1976;
  • Andy Kassel, WESTERN ILLINOIS 1995;
  • Steve Knight, CINCINNATI 1974;
  • Bill Larmer, TEXAS TECH 1967;
  • Jim Lawson, SAN DIEGO STATE 1985;
  • Robert May, CINCINNATI 1975;
  • Gary Muson, EASTERN ILLINOIS 1978;
  • Daniel Rondeau, UTAH 1999;
  • Ed Soergel, CINCINNATI 1972;
  • Cecil Stokes, AUBURN 1957;
  • David Train, MICHIGAN 1983;
  • Dean Weaver, DENISON 1990; and


Nominations for the 2017 award are due March 1; for more information, visit Sigma Chi’s website or contact Julia Frazier, alumni engagement coordinator at International Headquarters, at (847) 869-3655, ext. 243.