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 diplomat 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: Azelle Bahadory

Mortar Board Tolo Chapter is excited to share its last Member Monday of the quarter by introducing member Azelle Bahadory! Azelle is an International Studies major and linguistics minor who is currently a FIG leader for freshmen at the UW. Azelle’s favorite part of college has been all of the interesting classes she can take. […]

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Member Monday: Nicole Stankovic

Once again, it’s Member Monday here at Mortar Board! This week we’re highlighting our fearless leader, Nicole Stankovic! As Tolo Chapter President, Nicole has a lot on her plate organizing service events and ensuring our chapter goals are met. On top of all that, she serves as an officer for the National Alliance on Mental […]

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U-District Street Medicine Fall Supply Drive

UW Mortar Board Tolo Chapter is proud to partner with University District Street Medicine to gather much needed and necessary items for individuals experiencing homelessness in the U-District. Members will be stationed at the UW HUB all week from November 26 through November 30 taking donations. Among our list of requested items, we are asking for […]

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