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ABOUT US

Our Mission in Waukegan, IL 

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Our mission is to proudly display the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. guiding principle of achievement through community-based services, while continuing our emphasis on Brotherhood. Working together to meet specific community needs through mentorship, assistance to at risk youth, teaching financial literacy, providing meals, and promoting scholarship. 

CHAPTEOFFICERS 2023-2024

POLEMARCH 

Bond A. Thomas, Jr.

VICE POLEMARCH

Cameron Joe

KEEPER OF RECORDS

Danzie Dicker, Jr 

KEEPER OF EXCHEQUER

Danzie Dicker, Jr.

STRATEGUS

Philip Davis

 

LT. STRATEGUS

 

Pierre Edmonds

 

HISTORIAN

 

Herbert James King, Jr.

 

REPORTER

 

Willie Carter

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Harral Allen

Mike Canady

Leotis Swopes

DIRECTOR OF GUIDE RIGHT

Eric Williams

DIRECTOR OF RECLAMATION

Mike Canady

FY 2023-2024 Chapter Roster

 

  1. Harral Allen

  2. Terry Atwater, II

  3. Ty Bonds

  4. Dudley Bright

  5. Michael Canady

  6. Willie Carter

  7. Sam Cunningham

  8. Danzie Dicker, Jr.

  9. Pierre Edmonds

  10. Edwin Exum

  11. Spencer Ivy

  12. Cameron Joe

  13. Jerry Johnson

  14. Ralph Jordan

  15. Herbert King, Jr.

  16. Tim McGee

  17. William Peete

  18. Leotis Swopes

  19. Bond Thomas, Jr.

  20. Darryl Williams

  21. Eric Williams

  22. Tony Wilson

  23. William Woods

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L-R: Spencer Ivy WAC MTA Chairman, Byron Thornton Province Polemarch, Phillip Davis 2022 Initiate, Danzie Dicker Jr. 2022 Initiate, Bond Thomas Jr Assistant MTA Chairman, WAC Keeper of Records & Exchequer

KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC.
WAUKEGAN ALUMNI CHAPTER ACHIEVEMENT ON DISPLAY

PRESIDENT/CEO LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES

Brother Angelo Kyle is the first African American to become President and CEO of the Lake County Illinois Forest Preserves, the second largest forest preserve district in Illinois. He is responsible for 31,000 acres of natural land, 300 employees, and a budget of over $112M.

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BROTHER BOND THOMAS, Jr. was presented an award for Outstanding Service to the Chapter, August 27, 2022

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BROTHER WILLIE L. CARTER was presented the Waukegan Alumni Chapter, Outstanding Achievement award, August 27, 2022

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BROTHER BOND A. THOMAS JR.  was elected Province Reporter with 100% of the vote at the North Central Province Council, April 6 - April 10, 2022

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April 2023 - The Waukegan Alumni Chapter was awarded the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., North Central Province Reclamation Award-Small Chapter Percentage Increase-Byron C. Thornton, Province Polemarch

L-R: Danzie Dicker, Byron Thornton, Province Polemarch, Bond Thomas, Jr., Harrel Allen

April 10, 2022 - The Waukegan Alumni Chapter was awarded the Small Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., North Central Province Reclamation Award, for the largest number of members reclaimed - Byron C. Thornton, Province Polemarch

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July 16, 2021 - The Waukegan Alumni Chapter was awarded the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Grand Chapter Reclamation Award - Small Chapter Most Percentage Reclaimed. - Reuben A. Shelton III, Esq. Grand Polemarch, John Burrell, Executive Director

April 10, 2021 - The Waukegan Alumni Chapter was awarded the Small Chapter, North Central Province Reclamation Award - number increase of returning members. - Byron C. Thornton, Province Polemarch

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April 20, 2019 - The Waukegan Alumni Chapter was awarded the Small Chapter, North Central Province Reclamation Award - number and percentage increase of returning members. - Byron C. Thornton, Province Polemarch

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2019 Province Reclamation Award

Presented by L-CL: Keith Baker NCP Reclamation Coordinator; Byron Thornton NCPPolemarch, Received by CR-R: Bond Thomas, WAC Vice Polemarch & Harral Allen, WAC Polemarch

April 14, 2012 - The Waukegan Alumni Chapter was awarded the Small Chapter North Central Province Reclamation Awards for both number increase and percentage increase of returning members.

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