Joplin, MO – 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 State University.
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:
Karisa Degani, Kaitlyn Fraser
Abigal M. Finder
Bethany Ames, Ashley Burns, Madison McDonnell
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
Emily Ann Brewer, Megan M. Gonzalez
Jaclyn Kidd, Savannah Stouffer
Allison E. Banze
Cole Corlett, Maria Julia Uchoa Teixeira Lucas
Faculty members inducted into ODK were:
Nicholas Nicoletti, Jordan Wilson