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Craig Freels ’74 Enters the Chapter Eternal

Craig Freels ’74 Enters the Chapter EternalAs most of you have already heard, Craig Robert Freels ’74, age 65, of Centralia, Illinois, entered the Chapter Eternal at 11:13 a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017.

In addition to being a beloved brother of Sigma Chi, Craig was a loving husband and father, a caring friend, and a great tennis coach at his local high school. His contributions in life will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Craig’s family during this difficult time.

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Scott Stevens ’76: A Lifelong Commitment to Sigma Chi and EIU

Scott Stevens ’76: A Lifelong Commitment to Sigma Chi and EIU Scott Stevens ’76 had a unique start in Greek Life, having initially pledged a different fraternity. The way Scott tells it, after a couple weeks in, it just didn’t feel right. So come second semester of his freshman year, Scott found himself going through the rush process a second time.

“Both of my parents were involved in Greek Life in college, and I remembered my mom talked about the Sweetheart of Sigma Chi,” he explains. “So I went to a smoker there and felt very welcome. It was just a better fit!”

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Work Hard, Play Hard

Jeff Fifield ’76 Still Practicing, Playing Tennis, and Lovin’ Sigma Chi

Work Hard, Play Hard

Having his own dentistry practice, Jeff Fifield ’76 spends a lot of time at the office. But when he’s not working, you can find him on the tennis court, much like his days at EIU (when he had a scholarship for the sport). But there was one other place at EIU that held a special place in his heart—the Sigma Chi Chapter House.

Jeff was first introduce to Sigma Chi by Craig Freels ’74, a member of the fraternity and one of the top players on the tennis team.

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