All brothers are significant. They stand, with their Tau Beta sisters, head and shoulders above ordinary band members.
Not because they are better, but because they better themselves and in the process, they better the band.Brothers
of note are indicated by their achievements (listed below the name) Members are listed as according to the national roster.
Dr. Bill Nugent - Band Director - Honorary - April 6, 1962
Dr. Charles M. Hendricks - Honorary - April 6, 1962
Dr. John E. King - University President - Honorary - April 6, 1962
Leopold Liegl - Honorary - April 6, 1962
Dr. Robert M. Taylor - Honorary - April 6, 1962
Arthur Wendell Hicks - Honorary (?) - January 27, 1963William P. Hargraves - Percussion - January
27, 1963James Honeycutt - Percussion - May 12, 1963Timothy D. Johnson - Trombone - May 12,
1963John Michael Rangel - Clarinet - May 12, 1963William Arther Stinnett - Percussion -
May 12, 1963
Dr. Laurence C. Boylan - Honorary - May 12, 1963Charles D. Holmes - Trombone - December 15, 1963Fred
G. Garlett - Trumpet - December 15, 1963Corless Johnson - Clarinet - December 15, 1963Joseph
Gary Kester - Trumpet - December 15, 1963Ronnie Wright - Trumpet - December 15, 1963James
Robert Culver - Tuba - May 10, 1964William Ray Storrer - Trumpet - May 10, 1964George Bertram
Lane - Trombone - October 24, 1964Jack M. Lanna, Jr. - Tuba, Drums - October 24, 1964Lawrence
Gene Armstrong - Trombone - February 28, 1965Richard Curtiss Bruce - Trombone - February 28, 1965Michael
F. Dolph - Clarinet - February 28, 1965Don Michael Hatfield - Clarinet - February 28, 1965Charles
Waren Hiebert - Percussion - February 28, 1965Richard John Knaak - Saxophone - February 28, 1965George
B. Lane - February 28, 1965Richard Allen Longbeck - Trombone - February 28, 1965Brian K.
Morris - Tuba - February 28, 1965Floyd R. Schmidt - Clarinet - February 28, 1965Thomas F.
Sirridge - Trumpet - February 28, 1965
Mr. Sirridge was National Executive Secretary (today's equivilant to the National Executive
Director) from 1976 to 1984.
Major Arnald Gabriel - Honorary - October 9, 1965
Col. Arnald Gabriel (ret.) is listed under the Bandmaster section of the Prominent Members in
the Guide to Membership Education. He was first made an honorary member of KKY by the Delta Xi chapter.
David Earl Bausley - Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe - October 21, 1965Earl Dolisi - Saxophone
- October 21, 1965William Otto Fargo - Tenor Sax - - October 21, 1965Donald B. Farthing,
Jr. - Clarinet, Saxophone - October 21, 1965James D. Seeman - Trumpet - October 21, 1965Hugh
Eugene Clark - Trumpet - February 17, 1966Stephen Kent Hanson - Baritone - February 17, 1966Thomas
M. Kutina - Trombone - February 17, 1966John A. Laing - Trumpet - February 17, 1966Forrest
Parr - Trombone - February 17, 1966Robert Lee Pike - Clarinet - February 17, 1966Garry Gene
Teghtmeyer - Baritone - February 17, 1966Jon Keith Tolson - Trombone - February 17, 1966Charles
E. Weil - Clarinet - February 17, 1966Thomas B. Wilcox - Percussion - February 17, 1966Frank
E. Zugelder - Trombone - February 17, 1966Peter L. Ciurczak - Honorary - May 15, 1966
Charles F. Schaefer II - Honorary - October 7, 1966Leon S. Barfoot - Saxes, Clarinet - April 30,
1967Dennis Charles Eddy - Trombone - April 30, 1967David Lloyd Jeffries - Trombone - April
30, 1967Vernard Johnson - Alto Sax - April 30, 1967Dana McCormick - Trombone - April 30,
1967Phillip Alan Woodell - Saxes - April 30, 1967Mack M. Woods, Jr. - Oboe - April 30, 1967M.
Cletson Cox II - Trumpet - February 5, 1967Kenneth W. Dixon - Trumpet - February 5, 1967George
J. Turner III - Trumpet - February 5, 1967Mark Whitney Dice - Trumpet - February 11, 1968James
Henry Phillips - Clarinet, Trumpet - February 11, 1968Stanley Lloyd Smith - Flute, Trumpet - February 11,
1968John Dale Templin - Trumpet - February 11, 1968Terry Tietjens - Trumpet, Clarinet -
February 11, 1968Dick Burney - Trumpet - May 12, 1968Pat Burney - Trumpet - May 12, 1968Clifford
Lee Fritts - Flute - May 12, 1968Charles H. Kessler - Trombone - May 12, 1968Donald Ray
McDaniel - Trumpet - May 12, 1968Glenn Harold Rodgers - Saxophone - May 12, 1968John Nelson
Roth - Saxophone - May 12, 1968Daniel Kent Mize - Percussion - December 15, 1968Johnny L.
Wiley - Tuba - December 15, 1968Gary Bodam - Clarinet - April 29, 1970Gay Hammons - Saxophone
- April 29, 1970Jim Latham - Tuba - April 29, 1970John Pratt - Percussion - April 29, 1970Alan
Shorthill - Clarinet - April 29, 1970Robert Bernard Dieker - Percussion - February 11, 1970L.
Ronald Matthews - Trumpet - February 11, 1970
James F. Fleisher - Music Professor - Honorary - March 15, 1970
Thomas E. Wright - Music Professor - Honorary - March 15, 1970
Mr. Wright was also chair of the Division of Music in the late 1980's and early 1990's.
Marc A. Hurt - Honorary - November 22, 1971
Mrs. Joyce Nixon - Honorary - April 1, 1974
Mrs. Nixon (the wife of former Grand National President Melburn Nixon) was the very first female
honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi.
Joseph D. Shirk - Band Director - Honorary - November 6, 1977
Dr. Shirk was also Chair of the Division of Music in the early 1990's
Rex Stone - Honorary - November 2, 1979
David Crites - Honorary - November 2, 1979
Howard Hahlgedahl - Honorary - November 2, 1979
Lana Kay Beerhalter - Honorary - May 5, 1982
Ken Zuel - Tuba - December 7, 1989
There was a time between Ken's initiation and the early spring of 1991 that Ken was the only
Kappa left in the chapter. Due to his dedication and love of the fraternity, he sought out new brothers and kept the chapter
from dying all together. He served in several offices including President, Vice - President, and was the first Member at Large
when that office was created in 1993. Through his service, leadership and advice, he became Delta Xi chapter's Guiding Spirit
and helped to rebuild the chapter from the brink of extinction.
Stephen Gage - Band Director - Honorary - March 22, 1991
Dr. James South - Band Director - Honorary - October 28, 1993
Tawnya (Bunting) Flowers - Flute - November 13, 1994
Tawnya was the first female Active member of the Delta Xi chapter
Angela Ryan-Davis - Honorary - 1997