Pippin elected to national fraternity office

(Aug. 18, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trey Pippin, of Owensboro, was recently elected president of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity's first national Undergraduate Advisory Board.
Pippin elected to national fraternity office

Trey Pippin, McConnell Scholar Class of 2012

Pippin is a junior McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville and president of the local Beta Beta fraternity chapter.

As president of the national undergraduate board, Pippin will lead a group of undergraduate students to serve as a voice to the national council.

"I decided to run for the Undergraduate Advisory Board because I saw a unique opportunity to be a part of expanding undergraduate involvement and influence on a national level," Pippin said. "I think my experiences as a young president of a large chapter lend me an interesting perspective that the other members of the board found important."

Phi Kappa Tau, founded in 1906 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, is a national fraternity with 85 active groups.

Notable PKT alumni include U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and George Voinovich (R-OH); David Huber, Ret. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky; Larry Cook, executive vice president for the University of Louisville Health Sciences; Rudy "John" Ellis, team doctor for the U of L men's basketball team; and Michael Mardis, Dean of Students at U of L.