Chapter Eighteen: 2000–2001 321
from their door, stored over
the summer, and delivered
back to them in the fall.
Jonathan Kelly, a junior
chemistry major and the
student representative on
the Board of Trustees, used
a grant from the University’s
Fund for Ethics and Leader-
ship to create a leadership
program for black male
high school students. He
designed a weekend retreat,
Men of Distinction: Wake
Forest University Academy
for Future Leaders, on campus on November 10–12.
High school sophomores and juniors from across North
Carolina were paired with student volunteers and stayed
in residence halls during the program. Kelly was later re-
elected as the Student Trustee to the Board of Trustees.
Senior Alan Trammell was one of forty Ameri-
can students of demonstrated academic excellence
and leadership potential who received a British Mar-
shall Scholarship, financed by the British government,
to continue their studies for two years at any British
university. Trammell chose the London School of Eco-
nomics. He was also named to the second team of USA Today’s All-USA College Aca-
demic Teams; classmate Jessica Posner was named to the third team.
Two Calloway students, Ricky Van Veen and Rob Holland, took top awards at the
2001 Central Atlantic States Regional Entrepreneur Awards. Van Veen earned first place
for his website, CollegeHumor.com. Holland took second place for Exidos Films, his
multimedia production company, which taped school productions. The students
were nominated for the awards by Page West, Associate Professor of Business.
Sophomore Brooke Bavinger and senior Winston Irwin received the Outstand-
ing Volunteer of the Year 2000 Award from Independence High School, an alterna-
tive school for teenagers with special circumstances or academic problems that made
it difficult for them to attend regular schools.
In Greek life, the Interfraternity Council started an Alcohol SpeakOut program.
It had two objectives: first, to honor two Chi Omega students, Maia Witzl and Julie
Hansen, who were killed by a drunken driver in 1996; and second, to raise student
awareness about the consequences of irresponsible drinking.
Kappa Alpha was found guilty of having a secret pledge class, hazing, deception,
and contempt for the judicial system in an April ruling by Dean of Student Services
Harold Holmes, and its charter was revoked by the University. Another fraternity,
Delta Sigma Phi, disbanded, citing problems with regulations imposed by the Univer-
sity and its national organization.
Amanda Carlson
Jonathan Kelly
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