Mortar Board was founded in 1909 as Tolo Club on the University of Washington campus. It is currently the oldest honor society on campus and just celebrated its centennial last year. Tolo Chapter alumni include prominent leaders in government and law, medicine, business, technology, education, the arts and literature. Mary Gates, Marion Oliver McCaw, and Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna are among famous Tolo Chapter alumni. Mortar Boardrecognizes college seniors for their achievements, promotes service to the university, and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.
As a member of Mortar Board, you can be a part of an intelligent, dynamic, and fun group of seniors from the Class of 2012. New members are selected on the basis of achievement in scholarship, leadership and service from a wide range of majors and backgrounds and serve as active members during their senior year. The application form can be found attached to this email, or at www.uwmortarboard.Web.com
The deadline for the application has been extended due to a large number of requests, and is now due at 11:59 P.M. on February 7th, 2011.
To learn more about Mortar Board please visit our website at www.uwmortarboard.com