Interim President Elected as Former President Leaves to Lead IFC

Gamma Rho held a special election for interim President of Gamma Rho last night. Junior Demetrios Elias (’12) was elected by a majority vote and will be formally installednext week. Demetrios, affectionately referred to as “Kwame” by brothers,  holds multiple leadership positions on campus in Dance Marathon, Greek Build, and Residential Life. Demetrios will serve as President until the start of spring quarter with the potential to run for a full term in the annual general elections in February.

Former President, John Cowgill (’11), will be taking his leadership experience to the entire Greek community as President of the Interfraternity Council which currently includes seventeen fraternities. John has served since January 2012. Under his presidency the chapter earned its third consecutive Smythe Award achieving “Legacy” Status, top athletics chapter in the nation, and finished as a finalist for Northwestern Chapter of the Year for the first time. John will begin his role January 31st at the annual IFC installation ceremony.

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