The Phi Kappa Theta Foundation Man of Achievement program recognizes brothers who have risen to prominence in their fields of endeavor. These brothers not only serve to inspire our members, but serve as a great source of pride for Phi Kappa Theta. The award was established in 1984.

2018 Recipients:

Charles “Mike” Callais

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School: Louisiana State University, ‘84
Chapter: Louisiana Xi
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Image: Brother Mike Callais (Louisiana State University, '84) (middle), honored with the 2018 Man of Achievement award at IMPACT18 in Orlando, FL. Left to right: Jeff Jowdy (University of Georgia, ‘83), Mike Callais (Louisiana State University, '84) and Robert Riggs, CAE (RPI, '02).


ROBERT S. Basso

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School:  Seton Hall University, '67
Chapter: New Jersey Phi Beta
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Image: Brother Robert S. Basso (Seton Hall University, '67) (middle), honored with the 2018 Man of Achievement award at IMPACT18 in Orlando, FL.. Left to right: Brother Nick Scalera (Seton Hall University, ‘63) and Robert S. Basso (Seton Hall University, '67).


Past Recipients

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  • 2018: Charles “Mike” Callais (Louisiana State University, ‘84), Robert S. Basso (Seton Hall University, ‘67)

  • 2017: Boysie Bollinger (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, ‘71), Paul Allen (Washington State University, '75)

  • 2016: Vince Dooley (University of Georgia, 'A)

  • 2015: Fred Habegger (University of Cincinnati, '62)

  • 2014: Thomas Schedler (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, '71)

  • 2013: Peter Pezaris (Carnegie-Mellon University, ’90)

  • 2012: William Grogan (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, ’46)

  • 2011: Nicholas Scalera (Seton Hall University, ’63)

  • 2010: Edward Sweeney (University of Missouri, ’69)

  • 2009: Ron Sibila (Ohio University, ‘54)

  • 2008: JC Smith (Ohio Northern University, ‘74)

  • 2007: Robert Bailey (Purdue University, ‘52)

  • 2006: Doug Dilling (Kansas State University, ‘84)

  • 2005: Scott Hoffpauir (University of Louisiana – Lafayette, ‘87)

  • 2004: General Roland Lajoie (New Hampshire University, ‘58)

  • 2003: Anthony R. Zinnante (University of Houston, ‘62)

  • 2002: Patrick E. Mahoney (University of Illinois, ‘58)

  • 2001: Theodore W. Hellman (University of Missouri-Columbia, ‘72)

  • 1999: J. Kim Tucci (Saint Louis University, ‘62)

  • 1998: George Bon Salle (University of Illinois, ‘57)

  • 1997: Rev. Donald Merrifield, S.J. (MIT ‘61)

  • 1996: John R. Kosin (Indiana University, ‘57)

  • 1995: Frank Sabatini (Kansas State University, ‘54)

  • 1994: Michael Eckert (Northern Illinois University, ‘69)

  • 1993: Ronald Zarella (WPI, ‘71)

  • 1992: Bernard Zarnick (Ohio University, ‘59)

  • 1991: Peter Quirk (LSU, ‘58)

  • 1990: Richard Steigemeier (University of Missouri-Rolla, ‘50)

  • 1989: Paul Hardy (Southwestern Louisiana, ‘64)

  • 1988: Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl (Fairfield University, ‘A)

  • 1987: Ernest Straub (Kansas, ‘55), Gabe Zablatnik (Oklahoma State University, ‘51)

  • 1986: Bernard Daney (Temple University, ’48), James Duane Jr. (Lehigh University, ‘41)

  • 1985: Paul DeLuca (CCNY, ‘50), James Graugnard (LSU, ‘43)

  • 1984: Edward "Easy” Macauley (Saint Louis University, ‘49), Samuel B. Casey, Jr. (Penn State University, ‘50), C.J. "Jim Ethier (WPI, ‘36)