Winter Rush 2016: Meet the Etas

This past Sunday, our chapter pledged in its Eta class, thus putting an end to winter recruitment. We would like to introduce you to the 11 members of our largest winter rush class:


Trent Schneider - Pledge President
 

Class: 
Sophomore

Major: 
Finance with a minor in marketing

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma because of the opportunities within the Fraternity. Not only is Kappa Sigma the largest fraternity in the world, but it is also moving to the top on Grand Valley's campus. I wanted to be a part of Kappa Sigma to help it expand and contribute to its success on campus. 

Jake Holobaugh - Pledge Vice President
 

Class: 
Freshman

Major: 
Business Management

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma for the brotherhood and for the great networking the fraternity offers. I wanted to make the most of my college experience by having fun while also improving myself as a person.  I am looking forward for what is in store for me in Kappa Sigma and can tell that my future here is bright.

Logan Jones - Pledge Treasurer
 

Class: 
Sophomore

Major: 
Mechanical engineering

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma to be a part of the strong brotherhood the fraternity offers and to make a difference in the community with the organization.

Name:
Ryan Batey

Class: 
Sophomore

Major: 
Engineering

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma because I believed that this fraternity could turn me into the person that, deep down, I always knew I could be. I saw that Kappa Sigma will further develop me as a person and that is something that I didn't see in any of the other fraternities.

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Name:
Daniel Cook

Class:
Junior

Major:
Double major in marketing and finance

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma to network and make life long connections and friendships. I see the organization as a way to help better myself while at the same time helping others around me as well. 
 

Name:
Adrian Deychakiwsky

Class: 
Sophomore

Major: 
Cell and molecular biology

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma because I got along with all of the brothers since the very beginning and knew that they would offer me everything I need to make my college experience a memorable one. I liked that they are active in community service, scholarship and the Grand Valley community as a whole which really sparked my interest.

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Name:
Mark Douglas

Class: 
Junior

Major: 
Elementary education

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma to be a part of a unique brotherhood, which will benefit me in the present as well as the rest of my life

Name:
Cole Edwards

Class: 
Junior

Major: 
Communications and Advertising/Public Relations double major

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma to get myself out of my comfort zone and have some fun with some great people.

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Name:
Aaron Haworth

Class: 
Sophomore

Major: 
History

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma because I saw that this was the fraternity that treated people with respect more so than any other on campus. These men are able to push me out of my comfort zone in terms of making connections and participating in events I never would have otherwise. These brothers are great guys who I can see myself being lifelong friends with.

Name:
Andy Mitchell

Class: 
Freshman

Major: 
Engineering

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma because I see them as a great group of guys whose main focus was success and brotherhood. This fraternity is always striving to raise the bar and improve the lives of its members and the community, which greatly influenced my decision to rush.

Name:
Jacob Schreier

Class: 
Senior

Major: 
Biopsychology with a philosophy/chemistry double minor

Why did you rush Kappa Sigma?
I rushed Kappa Sigma for the extensive benefits they can offer me. The strong brotherhood, social life and academic success are qualities that this fraternity offers that can better me as an individual as I enter the real world. 


Our chapter is confident that, in due time, each of our pledges will grow as individuals and Kappa Sigma's, benefiting the organization as the organization benefits them. We are looking forward to all of the contributions that they will bring to our chapter in the near future. 

To the Eta pledge class - congratulations on joining the largest fraternity in the world that is number one, second to none!