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DPU Mortar Board wins national award

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Chapter President Kelsey Miller displays the Mortar Board chapter's Silver Torch Award at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference. Contributed photo
GREENCASTLE -- The Mortar Board chapter at DePauw University was among the outstanding chapters to be honored for its excellence at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference, held July 23-25 in Chicago.

The group was one of 77 chapters to receive the Silver Torch Award, presented to chapters meeting chapter management standards while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.

Chapter President Kelsey Miller was present to accept the chapter's award.

Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. Since its founding in 1918, the organization has grown from the four founding chapters to 228 chartered collegiate chapters with nearly a quarter of a million initiated members across the nation. The Mortar Board chapter at DePauw University was chartered in 1919 and currently has 39 members.

Mortar Board provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community. Some notable Mortar Board members include distinguished politician Condoleezza Rice, Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees and Suzy's Zoo creator Suzy Spafford. Learn more about Mortar Board at www.mortarboard.org.

For more information, please contact Alicia Notestone at the Mortar Board National Office by e-mail at anotestone@mortarboard.org or by phone at 800-989-6266 ext. 106.

Chapter President Kelsey Miller can be reached by e-mail at kelseymiller_2011@depauw.edu.

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