WHEREAS, at the 26th Province Council Meeting of the Southeastern Province of Kappa Alpha Psi held with Macon (GA) Alumni Chapter, Gamma Zeta Chapter of Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA and Theta Pi Chapter of Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, during March 1977, a resolution was adopted to establish an Extra Meritorious Award named for Past Southeastern Province Polemarch and Elder Watson Diggs Awardee Dr. Joseph R. Jenkins, Jr.
WHEREAS, in pursuance thereof the members of the Southeastern Province after due deliberation and for reasons sufficiently valid have voted in favor of the said award, now
THEREFORE, I, Joseph A. Johnson, Polemarch of the Southeastern Province of Kappa Alpha Psi, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Province Polemarch of the said Province and Fraternity and in conformity with the will of the members of this Southeastern Province as expressed in the aforesaid acts, do hereby proclaim that this Extra Meritorious Award shall henceforth be known and designated as the Joseph R. Jenkins Award.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of the Southeastern Province to be affixed on this the 31th day of March, 1977.
Joseph A. Johnson
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.