Famous Pikes

  • Pikes and fraternity brothers in general have a legacy of being successful after their college years have passed

    All but two U.S. Presidents have been members of fraternities
    Sixteen Vice Presidents have been members of fraternities
    67% of the U.S. President’s Cabinet since 1900 have been members of fraternities
    76% of U.S. Senators and Representatives have been members of fraternities
    85% of Supreme Court Justices since 1910 have been members of fraternities
    Of the nation’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by a fraternity member

    Famous Pikes
    Nolan Bushnell – Founder of Atari/Chuck E. Cheese's
    Pete Sessions – U.S. Congressman
    Nicholas Lampson – U.S. Congressman
    John Kyl – U.S. Senator
    Dr. Samuel H. Smtih – Former President of Washington State University
    Ted Koppel – ABC’s Nightline Anchor
    Tim McGraw – Country Music Artist
    Scott Van Pelt – ESPN Anchor
    Jeremy Piven - Actor on HBO series "Entourage"
    Jon Stewart – Host of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
    Bobby Bowden – Head Football Coach, Florida State University
    Horace Grant – Professional Basketball Player
    Steve Prefontaine - National Track and Field Hall of Fame

    Famous Gamma Xi Pikes
    Phillip M. Lighty – One of the largest individual donors to Washington State University, Lighty Student Services building named after him
    Dean A.A. Cleveland – Former Dean at Washington State University, Cleveland Hall named after him
    Jay Miller – Washington State University Baseball’s all time leader in hits
    William H. Moos – Former Athletic Director at University of Oregon, Current WSU Athletic Director
    Drew Dunning - 2003 Sporting News All-American Place Kicker for WSU Football                                                                        Ron Childs - Former WSU and NFL linebacker, 1995 All Pac 10                                                                           

    Samuel H. Smith - Former President of Washington State University, Sam Smith CUE Building named after him                                                                                                                                                                           

    Ropati Pitoitua - Former WSU Defensive Tackle, Current New York Jets Defensive End                                               

    Don Transeth - Former VP of Marketing for EA, helped develop the Madden series



    Lighty Student Services Building



    Samuel H. Smith



    Ropati Pitoitua
    William H. Moos

    Ron Childs

    Jay Miller



    Drew Dunning