Luverne#039;s Maggie Lester receives top honors from The University of Alabama

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 14, 2007

during UA's

annual Honors Week

Special to The Journal

The University of Alabama honored its top students of 2006-2007 for their academic achievement and leadership Friday, April 6, during the Tappings and Awards Ceremony, the highlight of UA's annual Honors Week, April 2-6.

Omicron Delta Kappa:

The purpose of ODK is to recognize students who have attained high standards in collegiate activities, to inspire others to strive for similar attainments and to bring together students in all areas of college life: scholarship; athletics; campus or community service; social and religious activities; campus government; journalism, speech and mass media; and, creative and performing arts.

New ODK inductees include:

Mary Margaret Lester of Luverne

Blue Key Honor Fraternity

Blue Key was one of the first honor societies at the University. Blue Key members are selected during the spring semester of the junior year and must represent high scholastic ideals, leadership and diversity of background. Selection is one of the highest honors bestowed on rising seniors.

2007-2008 new members include: Maggie Lester of Luverne.