Kappa Kappa Psi

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Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity, is a service fraternity operating exclusively for the betterment of college bands. It was founded on the campus of Oklahoma A&M College (now Oklahoma State University) in 1919

The Kappa Kappa Psi chapter here at Clemson is the Kappa Beta Chapter,and was formed in November, 1993. The original colony membership included 12 Tiger Band members: Corey Amaker, Alyson Craft, Stephen Crowell, Bryant Evans, Aaron Hobbs, Jerome Jackson, Kim McDade, Diana Langseth, Caroline Tyler, and Brent White. The colony officers were Mary Weinburger, Caroline Tyler, Alyson Craft, Jerome Jackson, and Bryant Evans.

On October 30, 1994, 19 charter members of the Kappa Beta chapter were activated as well as one honorary sponsor, Dr. Rick Goodstein by Kappa Beta's Big brother chapter, Zeta Chi of the University of South Carolina.

Today Kappa Kappa Psi serves all of Clemson University's Band Programs, including Tiger Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Concert Band, and Basketball Pep Bands.

Kappa Kappa Psi has established and funds a scholarship (grant-in-aid award) in honor and memory of Scott Hendrickson, a charter member of the Kappa Beta Chapter and trombonist in several band ensembles. Scott was killed in a tragic car accident on August 15, 1995 while returning to campus to prepare for the beginning of marching band camp.

Its current officers as of 2013 are:

President: L'Travia Crawford Vice President of Membership: Brittany Bozzarello Vice President of Service: Teague Albenesius Recording Secretary: Allison Parris Corresponding Secretary: Grace Broder Treasurer: Justin Scott Alumni Secretary: David Yannarella Historian: Gabriella Lourigan

Website: http://people.clemson.edu/~kkp/