PROCLAMATION

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
Polemarch
Southeastern Province
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Macon, Georgia

Southeastern Province Joseph R. Jenkins Awardees
No.
Awardee’s Name
Chapter
Year
Province Polemarch
1
William “Sonny” Walker*
Atlanta
1983
Solomon
2
Melvin T. Solomon
Atlanta
1986
Hardy
3
Myron K. Terry
Zeta Epsilon
1986
Hardy
4
Dr. C.W. Grant*
Albany
1989
Jackson
5
Willie “Bill” Heggins, II*
Orangeburg
1989
Jackson
6
Reggie Shaw*
Orangeburg
1989
Jackson
7
Obie N. O’Neal*
Albany
1990
Jackson
8
J. Michael Graves*
Charleston
1994
Smith
9
Johnnie Paul Jones*
Savannah
1994
Smith
10
Johnnie L. Tyson*
Cheraw
1995
Smith
11
David Dupree*
Augusta
1997
Pritchett
12
James McFadden
Orangeburg
1998
Pritchett
13
W. Kenneth Jackson
Atlanta
2001
Pritchett
14
Preston Smith
Greenville
2001
Pritchett
15
Roscoe Adams
Atlanta
2003
Leaks
16
Michael DuBose
Decatur
2004
Leaks
17
Dr. Stanley J. Pritchett,Sr.
Atlanta
2004
Leaks
18
Collie Rayford
Columbia
2004
Leaks
19
Samuel “Pat” Patterson
Decatur
2006
Freeman
20
Zeddie Perry, II
Atlanta
2006
Freeman
21
Chester Leaks
Columbia
2007
Freeman
22
Mark A. Scott
Atlanta
2008
Bradley
23
Vernon Jones
Stone Mountain-Lithonia
2009
Bradley
24
Moses Mims
Aiken
2009
Bradley
25
Bernard Morgan*
Augusta
2009
Bradley
26
Bennie Cunningham
Greenville
2011
Bradley
27
James Freeman
Atlanta
2012
Davis
28
James Sweeney
Cheraw
2012
Davis
29
Solomon Bradley
Greenville
2013
Davis
30
Ira Flowers*
Thomasville
2013
Davis
31
Ronald Davis*
Atlanta
2014
Davis
32
Charles R. Edwards
Albany
2014
Davis
33
John Stewart
Stockbridge-Jonesboro
2015
Davis
34
Martin Raxton
Alpharetta-Smyrna
2016
Rosemond
35
Thurman Tillman
Savannah
2016
Rosemond
36
Lawrence Davis
Carrollton-Douglasville
2017
Rosemond
37
Samuel “ST” Hobbs
Atlanta
2017
Rosemond
38
Jwyanza Nuriddin
Alpharetta-Smyrna
2017
Rosemond
39
Jerome C. Brown
Columbia
2018
Rosemond
40
William Knapper
Augusta
2018
Rosemond

* Deceased