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APSU student takes top Kappa Sigma award

An Austin Peay student from Dickson is one of only 40 members of Kappa Sigma Fraternity internationally chosen to receive the top award from the Kappa Sigma Foundation Fund.

Roger D. Grove, the son of Steve and Gail Norvell, received the $2,500 Henry M. Rockwell Scholarship-Leadership Award.

Grove, who graduated from Dickson County High School, is a fifth-year senior majoring in corporate communication. He maintains a 3.103 overall grade point average.
An Austin Peay student from Dickson is one of only 40 members of Kappa Sigma Fraternity internationally chosen to receive the top award from the Kappa Sigma Foundation Fund.

Roger D. Grove, the son of Steve and Gail Norvell, received the $2,500 Henry M. Rockwell Scholarship-Leadership Award.

Grove, who graduated from Dickson County High School, is a fifth-year senior majoring in corporate communication. He maintains a 3.103 overall grade point average.

Within his fraternity, he has been president, vice president, secretary and chair of several committees, including Rush, Pledge Education and Risk Management.

Grove has used his leadership skills to benefit a spectrum of campus organizations. He brought the University mascot to life for five years and served as a member of Transitions (APSU's new student orientation program), the President's Round Table and the Student Organization Committee. He also handled public relations for the University's Interfraternity Council.

Within the larger community, he has served as a volunteer for the YMCA, United Way, Cystic Fibrosis, Camp Rainbow and the AIDS Walk of Nashville.

The national Kappa Sigma Scholarship-Leadership Awards Commission bases its awards on academic performance, campus leadership and fraternity involvement.
—Dennie Burke