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Late Pi Beta Phi Grand Council Member Evelyn Peters Kyle Honored at Alma Mater

Published On: 2015-10-30

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Late Pi Beta Phi Grand Council Member Evelyn Peters Kyle Honored at Alma Mater  

ST. LOUIS, MO – October 30, 2015 – Pi Beta Phi’s first Grand Council Vice President of Philanthropy, Evelyn Peters Kyle, was honored earlier this month at her Alma Mater, Monmouth College. Evelyn Peters Kyle was inducted into the Order of Omega Hall of Fame during the first annual Fraternity and Sorority Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Evelyn Peters Kyle was an instrumental part of Pi Beta Phi’s Grand Council starting in 1964. She served as both the first Vice President of Philanthropy and five years later, Grand Vice President Alumnae. After serving on Grand Council, she went on to be Pi Beta Phi’s only poet laureate. As poet laureate, Evelyn Peters Kyle wrote poems that are still an integral part of Pi Beta Phi history and traditions.

To recognize her and her impact on Pi Beta Phi, the Fraternity annually awards the Evelyn Peters Kyle Angel Aware for Club Service. This award is given to a woman who has selflessly devoted time and energy to bettering her alumnae club. Past recipients include Susan Kyle of the Southwest Florida Alumnae Club and Rachel Krause Abbot of the Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Alumnae Club.

About Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women: Founded in 1867 at Monmouth College in Illinois, Pi Beta Phi has installed 200 collegiate chapters and nearly 300 alumnae organizations worldwide. Pi Beta Phi promotes friendship, develops women of intellect and integrity, cultivates leadership potential and enriches the lives of members and their communities. The Fraternity believes in the power of reading and through its philanthropy, Read > Lead > Achieve®, promotes a lifelong love of reading that can unlock true potential. For more information, visit www.pibetaphi.org or follow Pi Phi on Twitter and Facebook.