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Category: Mortar Board

Lyon College's annual LEAD conference inspires the next generation of leaders

Lyon College was home to almost 40 high school students Tuesday, Nov. 8, as attendees made their way to campus for this year’s LEAD conference. This year’s conference welcomed sophomore and junior students from Batesville, Southside, Cave City, Cedar Ridge, and Highland. Hosted by Lyon College’s Mortar Board, LEAD helps area high school students get a sneak peek into college life and explore the meaning of leadership. The College’s Mortar Board adviser and Assoc... Read More
at Monday, November 14, 2022

Mortar Board welcomes 31 new members during annual ceremony

Lyon College’s chapter of Mortar Board, the Order of the Tartan, welcomed 31 new members at its annual induction and award ceremony Tuesday, April 19. Every year, the College solicits nominations from faculty and staff for rising seniors who have demonstrated leadership in scholarship, campus life and service to others. “The chapter cannot have this continuing excellence without you. Please keep up your exemplary leadership, scholarship, and service as you move beyond college, up... Read More
at Friday, April 22, 2022

SCARF highlights Lyon students’ research, collaboration, creativity

Logan Hubberd explains his research on 'Civic Engagement and Academic Success' to SCARF judges.   Lyon students gained confidence in their presentation skills at the annual Student Creative Arts and Research Forum (SCARF) on March 15, with several winning prizes for their performance. The event is organized each year by Lyon College’s Mortar Board chapter and the SCARF committee, with faculty, staff and community members volunteering to serve as judges. All presenters re... Read More
at Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Mortar Board organizes food and toy drive in memory of Nacho Gomez

(From left) Dr. Irosha Nawarathne, Dr. Tharanga Wijetunge and senior Sarah Guerrero wrap donations to the Nacho Gomez Memorial Toy & Food Drive.   Lyon College’s Mortar Board chapter is honoring the memory of Ignacio “Nacho” Gomez, ’21, by helping out local families this Christmas. The student honor society planned a food and toy drive to support Hispanic families in the area. Mortar Board members put out collection boxes in Derby, Lyon, Nichols, Alphin, th... Read More
at Friday, December 10, 2021

Lyon’s Mortar Board chapter wins national honors

Lyon College’s chapter of Mortar Board received five national honors from the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society. The Order of the Tartan Chapter won the Gold Torch Award for the third straight year and three Project Excellence awards. Mortar Board advisor, Dr. Irosha Nawarathne, also received an Excellence in Advising award. Madison Grant, ’20, the outgoing president of Mortar Board, said the Golden Torch Award is presented to chapters that go above and beyond. ... Read More
at Wednesday, June 24, 2020