VERMILLION, S.D. – Margaret Meierhenry, a junior at the University of South Dakota, has been elected to serve as a student representative on the Mortar Board National Council. This is the first time a USD student has been elected to this position.
As a student representative, Meierhenry will represent nearly 5,000 students in Mortar Board chapters across the nation. She will also have the opportunity to meet distinguished members and alumni, network with other student leaders and professionals and help guide the future of Mortar Board.
“It is such an honor to be elected to this position as I now represent undergraduate and alumni members on the Mortar Board National Council,” said Meierhenry. “It leaves me in awe to be leading an organization that has a strong history of championing women leaders and academic distinction.”
Meierhenry, a political science and musical arts major from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the vice president USD’s Mortar Board chapter.
Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership and service, provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities, and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.