Forty-three students and three faculty members were initiated into the Golden Crest Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa during a ceremony held Nov. 6 at Missouri Southern. squarelogo

ODK is the national leadership honor society. Membership is based on exemplary service, leadership, scholarship and character. It recognizes achievement in five areas: scholarship; athletics; campus and community service/social and religious activities/campus government; journalism, speech and mass media; creative and performing arts.

There are currently more than 200 active circles at colleges and universities across the United States. Missouri Southern’s Golden Crest Circle was chartered in 1987.

Students initiated during the ceremony were:

CALIFORNIA

Santa Ana

Cynthia Torres

MISSOURI

Adrian

Cassidy Chastain

Bolivar

Cora Butcher-Spellman

Butler

Tori Page

Camdenton

Grace Scheidemeantle

Carl Junction

Karisa Degani, Kaitlyn Fraser

Carthage

Stacey Smith

DeSoto

Stephené Trent

Ellisville

Abigal M. Finder

Fulton

Garner Rudroff

Granby

Bethany Ames, Ashley Burns, Madison McDonnell

Joplin

Alexander Bryant, Caitlin James, Garret Jones, Allison Knewston, Ashleigh Briane Long, James T. Moulton, Manuela Camila Vergara Pinilla, Johnny Presley Jr., Alexanderia Purczinsky, Phaze Roeder, Duncan C. Street, Danielle A. York

Lamar

Tinsley Rutledge

Monett

Emily Ann Brewer, Megan M. Gonzalez

Neosho

Jaclyn Kidd, Savannah Stouffer

Nevada

Colby Smith

Oronogo

Clayton Sloniker

Park Hills

Dillon Remshardt

Pierce City

Dusti Nabors

Sarcoxie

Timothy Arr

Springfield

Kayla Bertelsmeyer

Warrenton

Allison E. Banze

Webb City

Cole Corlett, Maria Julia Uchoa Teixeira Lucas

Wentworth

Reetha Haase

NEBRASKA

La Vista

Ashley Bonnemier

OKLAHOMA

Grove

Aracely Aguirre

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Faculty members inducted into ODK were:

KANSAS

Baxter Springs

JoAnna Derfelt

MISSOURI

Joplin

Nicholas Nicoletti, Jordan Wilson