Welcome to the University of Washington Mortar Board Tolo Chapter webpage. It is our intention that this webpage is passed down from class to class, passing on the core values of scholarship, leadership, and service.

Mortar Board is a certified national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership and service. Founded in 1909, the Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board is the oldest continuing honor society on the UW campus. Among UW Tolo Chapter alumni are civic leader and UW Regent Mary Gates, philanthropist Marion Oliver McCaw, and formerWashington State Attorney General Rob McKenna. NFL quarterback and philanthropist Drew Brees, former Director of the National Science Foundation Rita Colwell, astronaut on the Challenger Judith Resnik, as well as politician and educator Condoleezza Rice are among many distinguished Mortar Board alumni throughout the country.

Each year, up to 40 students are selected for membership in the Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board. Members of Mortar Board are a diverse group of individuals who have excelled in academics and have demonstrated excellent leadership skills. Our members are actively involved in service to the community.

Member Monday: Satchel Smidt

Meet our Member of the Week, treasurer Satchel Smidt! Satchel is a Business Administration major who dreams of being a philanthropist, maybe living in Australia, and supporting causes he cares about. Satchel is also the President and founder of the UW Real Estate Club, and when he’s not celebrating getting 4.0s in his difficult business […]

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Member Monday: Kira Evitts

Happy Member Monday! Meet one of our newest Mortar Board members, Kira Evitts! Kira is a bioengineering major, and if she doesn’t pursue research, her dream job is to be a pastry chef! In addition to her Mortar Board activities, Kira is involved in¬†Bioengineers Without Borders, she’s a CLUE Math tutor, and she is an […]

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Annual Wreath Sale

Support Mortar Board Tolo Chapter’s philanthropic projects by purchasing a wreath with us before November 2nd. These wreaths are fragrant, fresh, and locally made. We’ll even deliver them right to your door if you choose! The order form can be found at https://goo.gl/TRP1d9. Let us know if you have any questions!

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