Mortar Board recognizes Lake Erie College chapter


Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society announced this month that 45 collegiate chapters, including the 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.

"The Mortar Board National Council is pleased that so many collegiate chapters [like that at Lake Erie College] meet the standards of excellence that make for a significant presence on their campuses,” said Jane Hamblin, executive director. "This is a point of pride for the administrators and faculty of the institutions that our chapters call home.”

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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