FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 17, 2005
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern College 2004-05 Mortar Board chapter was awarded the Silver Torch Award. The award, presented to the 2005 chapter delegate in July at the annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, was announced recently by the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.
Only 40 Mortar Board chapters out of 213 nationwide were selected to receive this honor. The chapter was recognized for successfully meeting minimum standard requirements for the year. It also received commendation by the national society for demonstrating dedication to upholding the Mortar Board ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service.