Mortar Board Chapter Receives National Award


Publication Date: 9/23/2008

The Torch chapter at Rhodes College has been honored by the Mortar Board National Office.

The group is one of 59 outstanding chapters to receive the Silver Torch Award, presented to chapters executing timeliness and dedication while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. Recipients are selected based on a review of national records, requiring that the chapter meet all of the national minimum standards and deadlines.

Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. The Torch chapter was chartered at Rhodes in 1964.