Feldsott '08 Elected Brother Beta
Delta Psi Chapter of DKE
E. Feldsott, a junior at Indiana University, has been elected
President of the Delta Psi chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon, a 38-man
social fraternity founded at I.U. in 2000.
He is the son of
Stuart John and Cheryl Ruth Feldsott of Rockville, Maryland.
Feldsott participating on a
for Humanity work site.
active participant in the fraternity, Feldsott has served on the
budget, judicial, ritual, and standards committees.
He has been the chapter’s scholarship chair, creating the Academic
Assistance Plan which is in place to help brothers achieve
higher grades. After its creation, the chapter GPA rose from a 2.4
to more than a 2.9.
also has served on the chapter’s executive board twice, as
recording secretary and vice president. As recording secretary, he
revamped, updated, and wrote much of Delta Psi’s current chapter
constitution. As vice president, he organized the fall 2006 rush
budget and schedule. He oversaw many of this fall’s events,
continuing Delta Psi’s emphasis on service to its community via
trail clean-ups, sorority philanthropies and work projects, and
participation in Habitat for Humanity’s Rake-A-Thon.
is a strong proponent of chapter involvement in Indiana University
events. Delta Kappa Epsilon was the lone representative of the Greek
community in I.U.’s Yell
Like Hell event during Homecoming festivities. As President, he
will lead a seven-man
executive board, hold responsibility for university and alumni
relations, and oversee the efficient operation of the chapter.
graduate of Richard Montgomery High School, where he lettered in
lacrosse and was a direct admit to I.U.’s Kelley School of
Business, Feldsott maintains a 3.63 GPA as a finance major at
Indiana University, with a minor in entrepreneurship. He has been a
member of the Dean’s List every semester at I.U. and is a member
of multiple honorary societies, including Phi Eta Sigma and the
National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
November 14, 2006, Feldsott won the Greek Member of the Year Award,
presented to one member of I.U.’s nearly 5,000-person Greek
community. The award is presented to the person who has contributed
the most to their own fraternity/sorority and the Greek community as
job experience includes waiting tables for T.G.I. Friday’s
restaurants, refereeing soccer games for children and adults, as
well as working as a customer service representative for Galyans/Dick’s
Sporting Goods. Being an entrepreneur since early childhood, David
has worked on numerous start-ups, including a landscaping company
and also a web design/hosting company.
will serve as chapter president until December, 2006.
In 2007, from January to April, he will study in London while
completing a financial analyst internship placement. During summer,
2007, he hopes to land an internship for a large financial
consulting or investment banking company.
Kappa Epsilon is a social fraternity founded at Yale University in
1844. More than 70,000
men have been initiated into DKE, including newspaperman William
Randolph Hearst, financier J.P. Morgan, Senate Majority Leader Henry
Cabot Lodge, Yankees’ owner George Steinbrenner, Composer Cole
Porter, Chase Manhattan’s Irving Chase, Proctor and Gamble’s
James Gamble, and the Wrigley Company’s William Wrigley.
Four current U.S. congressmen and four current state
governors are members of the fraternity, as are five presidents of
the United States. Rutherford Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald
Ford, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush have been active