TKE Foundation Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Leadership Award
Established by the Board of Directors of the TKE Educational Foundation, this award recognizes the lifelong commitment of Charles R. Walgreen, Jr., as a TKE volunteer and supporter. The retired president and chairman of Walgreen Drug Company was initiated a Teke at Upsilon Chapter at the University of Michigan in 1925. He is a Past Grand Officer of TKE. He provided a start-up grant for the TKE Leadership Academy in 1990 and later provided funding to endow the program. He was honorary chairman of the Foundationâs Centennial Endowment Campaign. Frater Walgreen received the Alumnus of the Year Award (1976) and the Order of the Golden Eagle (1989), and was the first recipient of the Foundationâs Fraternity for Life Award in 1997. He was a Life Loyal Teke.
All of the TKE Educational Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.This leadership award is given in recognition of academic achievement with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership, as demonstrated by activities and accomplishments within the chapter, on campus and in the community.
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