National Awards Sample Press Release

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Sample Press Release for National Award

The _____________ (insert chapter name) Chapter of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity at ____________ (insert college/university) was awarded the ______________ (insert name of award) at the ______ (insert year) National Convention held in ___________(insert location).

The award is given to the chapter who ________________(insert reason for award, i.e. service, dedication, scholarship, fund raising, etc. If the award is named for an individual, include background information on that individual. Example, Joseph Torchia taught at Millersville University for x number of years and dedicated x amount of time to Phi Sigma Pi).

Phi Sigma Pi is a national, coed honor fraternity based out of Lancaster, Pa. It was founded in 1916 at Central Missouri State University and today has over 4,000 active undergraduate members at 95 colleges and universities across the country. Phi Sigma Pi strives to promote high levels of excellence through service, scholarship, leadership and fellowship.

The _____ chapter was founded in ______ (insert year) and is responsible for _____________ (insert large accomplishments or annual service events it holds)

To be considered for membership, students must be undergraduates who have completed at least one semester of college coursework and earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Membership is open to students in any major who have met the above requirements. Before being inducted students must go through an educational program about the fraternity, in which they build their leadership skills by planning programs and events while learning about the fraternity’s ideas. Once inducted, members attend weekly meetings and participate in several service projects, fundraisers and educational programs each semester until he/she graduates.

For more information, please contact ________ (insert name), _______________ (insert position) at ___________ (insert phone number WITH area code) or _____________ (insert e-mail address).


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