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TELL CITY – Jacob Braunecker was elected president of the Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
Alpha Kappa Psi, recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders, is chartered at more than 300 campuses in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom and has more than 228,000 initiated members worldwide.
The main focus of Alpha Kappa Psi is to provide leadership development, personal and professional training and the fundamental ingredient higher education misses-experience. Through professional development, educational programs, community service and a hands-on application of formal education, Alpha Kappa Psi students use the skills taught in the classroom to acquire life skills such as the art of compromise, consensus building, project management, team building and networking.
As a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, Braunecker at-tended the Principled Business Leadership Institute in Chicago in February. This institute was held in five different cities across the country and offer-ed students a weekend focusing on professional skill building at the individual level, while allowing for the opportunity to network with other chapters and business professionals.
Since becoming a member of AKPsi during the fall semester of 2009, Braunecker was vice president of rush and was responsible for developing and implementing a recruitment plan. He has also served on the service, recruitment and fund-raising committees.
Currently a student at Indiana State University, he is majoring in accounting and obtaining a minor in forensics accounting. He is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and the son of Scott and Kelli Braunecker of rural Cannelton.