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Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing college seniors for superior achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Cap and Gown Chapter

The chapter of Mortar Board at Mississippi College is known as the "Cap and Gown Chapter." Our chapter strives to provide different areas in which scholarship, leadership, and service are all represented. Here are a few events that we have participated in past years:

  • School Supply Drive
  • High School Student Council Conference
  • Last Lecture Series
  • Smorgasbord-Faculty and Staff Reception
  • Angel Tree Children Sponsorship
  • Read Across America
  • Hosts The Favorite Faculty Cookout
  • FLIP Dance Marathon

Mortar Board Applications

Mortar Board will be accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Mortar Board membership in the Spring. Please read the requirements and important dates below.

Application Requirements 

  • Rising Senior
  • GPA in the top 35% of the class OR Minimum GPA of 3.0 (whichever is higher in the given year)
    • For the 2019-2020 Mortar Board class, the top 35% of the class is higher, therefore membership is being offered to individuals who fall in the top 35%. Individuals meeting this standard should receive an email from the 2020-2021 Mortar Board President- Shelby Lipham ( 
  • The Application for Mortar Board 2021-2022 will close on Monday, June 7th at midnight. 
Mortar Board Nominee Information
By clicking "submit" you are verifying that all information submitted is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge and abilities and that if elected to the Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board you will accept the responsibilities and obligations of being an active participant and pay membership dues of $125.00.