Richmond, Virginia, Sunday, November 12, 2017, Upsilon Nu Chapter celebrated its Forty-Sixth Achievement Week Program. The Achievement Week Committee, co-chaired by Bro. Robert Lester and Bro. T.R. Darden organized a program that acknowledge not only the outstanding efforts of fiscal year 2016 - 2017 but some of the stalwart contributors of Upsilon Nu whose longevity to the Fraternity had to be recognized.
The program opened with “Lift Every Voice and Sing” all three stanzas led by Bro Wilbert Curtis. Normally only the first stanza is sung but we embrace the entire song stated Bro. Lester and Bro. Darden.
Basileus Bro. Jeff Tarpley welcomed brothers and guests to the Achievement Week program. He thanked the committee chairmen for their outstanding work and also the members of their committees who have sacrificed their time and in many cases their financial assets as well to support programs that have uplifted Richmond and the greater Richmond area stated Basileus Bro. Jeff Tarpley.
He also thanked his leadership team, Vice-Basileus Bro. Michael Swain, Keeper of Records and Seal, Bro. Jerome Jackson and Keeper of Finance Bro. Robert Brown Jr.
Upsilon Nu was awarded a proclamation “Upsilon Nu Day” in the City of Richmond, Virginia, for October 12, 2017.
Upsilon Nu presented the following awards during the Achievement Week program
Founders Award was presented to Bro. Wilbert Curtis
Omega Man of the Year was awarded to Bro. Michael Edwards
Superior Service Award was presented to Bro. Jarvis Wilson
Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Mr. Alfred Durham
National High School Essay Contest Winner Ms. Demya E. Preston
Images in Achievement
Article by Bro. Michael Edwards Pictures by Bro. Jerome Jackson