Mortar Board recognizes Lake Erie College chapter with Silver Torch Award


Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society announced last month that 34 collegiate chapters, including the Laurel Society chapter at Lake Erie College, earned the organization’s prestigious Silver Torch Award. This honor is given to Mortar Board chapters that execute all national criteria and deadlines while promoting scholarship, leadership and meaningful service to their institutions. 

“Mortar Board is pleased to recognize these chapters that have achieved the high standards necessary for success at the national level,” noted National President Abigail Diehl, Ph.D. “They serve their campuses well.”

Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. Since its founding in 1918, more than a quarter of a million members have been initiated at 231 chartered chapters across the nation. Mortar Board provides its members with opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community. To learn more about Mortar Board, visit

The complete list of award-winning colleges can be found at

For more information on the Silver Torch Award, contact Jenni Birch Szolwinski at

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