Mortar Board inducts new class

April 10, 2016 | 9:23 AM

The MacMurray chapter of the Mortar Board National Honor Society inducted its new members for 2016-17 at a ceremony Sunday in Thoresen Recital Hall. About 75 family members and friends attended the ceremony.

Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors who display exemplary scholarship, leadership and service. To be inducted, a student must have a 3.25 GPA and exhibit leadership qualities. Mortar Board students conduct service projects on campus and in the community, and the chapter serves as a social organization for its members.

Earlier this year, Mortar Board Advisor Christine Littig received a letter of appreciation from the national organization for her work with the local group

 

Pictured front row, left to right: Emily Lascody, of Springfield, IL, double-majoring in accounting and business administration; Abigail Yemm, of Virden, IL, majoring in nursing; Cydny Saxer, of Jacksonville, IL, double-majoring in criminal justice and homeland security; Alexa Horton, of Chatham, IL, double-majoring in psychology and philosophy and religion; Amanda Gorell, of  Streamwood, IL, pursuing deaf and hard of hearing teacher education; Kadie Ellner, of Ruma, IL, majoring in social work; Jasmine White, of Jacksonville, IL, double-majoring in criminal justice and homeland security.

Back row, left to right: Nicholas Poole, of Jacksonville, IL, majoring in business administration; Haley Kesler, of Petersburg, IL, majoring in nursing; Jessica Yost, of Virginia, IL, majoring in nursing; Morgan Heinz, of Forreston, IL, pursuing deaf and hard of hearing teacher education; Kyra Elliott, of Jacksonville, IL, majoring in nursing; Haley Hart, of Roodhouse, IL, majoring in psychology; Russell Stuebinger, of Yorkville, IL, majoring in social work.

Not pictured: Brennen Wells, of Clay City, IL, majoring in nursing; and Jeslynn Walker, of Geneva, IL, pursuing deaf and hard of hearing teacher education.

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