Seventeen students at Fort Hays State University have been accepted into FHSU's Gold Cord chapter of Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society for the 2008-2009 school year.
Selections, taken from the upper 35 percent of the junior class, is based on scholarship, leadership and service. Mortar Board members represent the top scholars and leaders on their campuses. The new members were initiated into the society at a recent ceremony in Memorial Union.
Since its establishment in 1918, nearly a quarter of a million members have been initiated at 223 chartered chapters across the nation. Mortar Board provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community. Additionally, Mortar Board offers numerous benefits and opportunities to members, including career networking, fellowships and awards.
Students are listed by hometown and major.
COLBY: Erica K. Molstad, business education.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.: Shayna Henry, health and human performance and general science.
EDMOND, Okla.: Sarah Cole, cellular and molecular biology (pre-medicine).
GARDEN CITY: Shayna Henry, health and human performance and general science.
GREAT BEND: Mallory Mitchell, business finance; Bradley Kingdon Morrison, nursing.
HAYS: Shayna Henry, health and human performance and general science; Brittney Horyna, psychology and accounting; Savannah Meeks, business accounting; and Sarah Schumacher, nursing.
HANSTON: Brittney Horyna, psychology and accounting; and Savannah Meeks, business accounting.
HILL CITY: Tiffani Long, psychology.
HOLCOMB: Spencer Scott Martin, biology (secondary education).
JOHNSON: Leslie Godfrey, radiologic technology.
LaCROSSE: Meredith Musil, English and Spanish education.
LARNED: Kristen Miller, nursing; and Tanner Welsch, chemistry and Spanish.
LIBERAL: Mallory Mitchell, business finance.
NORTHWOOD, N.D.: Bradley Kingdon Morrison, nursing.
PHILLIPSBURG: Kendra Matteson, K-12 teaching and coaching.
PHOENIX, Ariz.: Bradley Kingdon Morrison, nursing.
SALINA: Sarah Schumacher, nursing.
SYLVAN GROVE: Derek Lee Vonda, physics.
VICTORIA: Bradley Kingdon Morrison, nursing.
WAKEFIELD: Blair Ann Mohler, nursing.