WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.   – Monmouth University’s Kappa Kappa  Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) received awards for academic success (average 3.04 GPA) and for their involvement in extracurricular activities from the International Fraternity for the 2009-2010 school year.  Kappa Kappa also received honorable mention in four areas: recruitment (12 new members last year); chapter size (38); community service hours (361 hours), and alumni relations.

In addition, Kappa Kappa’s Chapter Sweetheart, Marie Worsham, won the 2010 TKE International Sweetheart Scholarship. This is the first time in the 57 year history of the competition that the same chapter nominated back-to-back winners.  Last year, Amanda Klaus won the award.

Founded on January 10, 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, Tau Kappa Epsilon has 252,000 members as of August 24, 2010, with 274 active chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada.