Omega “Frat Brothers” honored at state meeting, for community work in LaGrange
Receiving honors were Lorenzo Culberson and Kenneth Redding, Sr.
By: Sarah Almond
Franklin/Heard County Bureau:
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. recently held its 45th Georgia State Workshop at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Georgia. Anthony S. Alexander, Sr. served as delegate for Alpha Xi Chapter of LaGrange, Georgia.
Culberson received the Region III Superior Service award for outstanding leadership and concern for the programs and activities of the fraternity. Redding was the recipient of the Region III and the Georgia State Citizen of the Year awards. This award recognizes a member or another individual who has given outstanding service to the local, regional, and national communities. It also recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the welfare of mankind in general and the promotion of his or her special area of competence in particular.
Redding was nominated by Alpha Xi Chapter for his significant contributions to the students in the LaGrange and Troup County areas, as well as his efforts with the annual LaGrange High School’s Black History Program. Since its inception, this program has awarded academic scholarships to deserving students attending colleges/universities. It also allows students the opportunity to display their musical, vocal and acting/drama talents to the public in a very positive environment.
Redding was also nominated for coordinating Alpha Xi Chapter’s Annual Talent Hunt Competition and encouraging students to participate in the fraternity’s annual local and national high school essay contests which provides academic scholarships to participants.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. has 4 regions consisting of 44 chapter and approximately 1,230 members in Georgia.