NSU’s Theta Chi chapter Alumni recognized


Northwestern State University Alumni Dr. Tait Martin (1997), center, and Clarence Frank (2000), right, earned recognition at Theta Chi Fraternity’s 160th anniversary convention in Atlanta. They are pictured with Brandon Melancon, president of NSU’s Eta Omicron chapter, left. Martin was elected by the alumni and collegian delegates to served as international vice president on the fraternity’s eight-member Grand Chapter, which serves as its corporate board of directors. It is the highest position ever held by a member of NSU’s Theta Chi chapter. Martin is currently chief research officer and a partner for Taproot Creative, a company based in Tallahassee, Florida, that develops marketing strategies for businesses. Frank, who teaches high school orchestra at Clear Falls High School in League City, Texas, directed the international chorus at the convention and conducted workshops for the over 500 brothers in attendance. He was a member of the faculty at the convention where he led breakout session on public speaking and etiquette tips for life as part of the fraternity’s Resolute Man program that helps young men grow into young professionals. Theta Chi has a total 148 active chapters with an undergraduate membership of 8,187. There are approximately 140,000 living alumni.