February 2018 Pike of the Month
Posted on Feb 13, 2018
MEMPHIS, TN - Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity is pleased to announce Matthew Wells (Tulsa, Gamma Upsilon ’15) as the February 2018 Pike of the Month. Pike of the Month award recipients demonstrate the True Pike ideals, working to improve themselves and having a positive impact on their chapters, campuses, and communities.
Wells, a junior at the University of Tulsa, was nominated for demonstrating superior leadership in his chapter, on campus, and in the community.
On campus, he serves as a university tour guide, president and founder of the university’s club golf team, and president of Order of Omega. In addition, Wells is a member of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Phi Eta Sigma honor society. He serves his community by volunteering with the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Crosstown Education Center, and St. Anne’s Catholic Church.
In the classroom, Wells has maintained a 4.0 GPA and is a university presidential scholar. He is an undergraduate research assistant in the engineering department and a teaching assistant. Wells was also recognized as one of the five Jess Choteau Outstanding seniors as a junior.
He served as a research fellow for the Center for Space Nuclear Research in the summer of 2017. This summer, he will serve as a mechanical subsystems engineer for Boeing.
Additionally, he has led Gamma Upsilon Chapter in several leadership positions including alumni relations chairman, assistant recruitment chairman, recruitment chairman, and his current role of internal vice president.
A mechanical engineering major, Wells plans to pursue a career as an engineer in the aerospace industry upon graduation. After a few years in the workforce, he intends to return to acquire his MBA.
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