Pi Kappa Phi, alongside Best Buddies-Purdue and the Arc of Tippecanoe, brought together more than 100 people for a Second Chance Prom on Feb. 15 on the Purdue campus.
Pi Kappa Phi continued its commitment to people with disabilities through the event that allows adults who did not get a chance to have a high school prom to celebrate one later.
The event is also the second step in the annual War of Roses, the fraternity’s spring sorority competition. The first event was a dodgeball tournament on Feb. 8. Sheet signs, t-shirt sales, fund raising, ticket sales and participation in the various events will culminate in a talent show on March 4 in Purdue’s Loeb Playhouse. The winning sorority will have its lead contestant named the “Rose Queen” and she will be on the fraternity’s composite next academic year.
Delta Gamma brought the most sorority members to the Second Chance Prom on Saturday with eight sisters. In total, sororities brought 42 members to join the nearly two dozen of people with special needs and more than 50 fraternity members to the three-hour event held in the Recreational Sports Center.
In addition to DZ, the competing sororities include: Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Delta, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Kappa, Kappa Alpha Theta, Sigma Rho and Sigma Delta Tau.
The Tri Delts won the Feb. 8 dodgeball tournament.