CEHS students inducted as Innocents Society, Mortar Board members for 2021-22
06 Apr 2021
Five students from the College of Education and Human Sciences have been inducted into the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Innocents Society and the Black Masque chapter of Mortar Board for 2021-22.
The socially distanced ceremonies took place at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on April 3.
The Innocents Society inducts 13 new members each spring, with selection based on leadership, academic achievement and service to the university and greater community. The Innocents Society was founded in 1903 to promote the spirit of the university and is the chancellor’s senior honorary. It is uniquely Nebraskan.
New members of Mortar Board are tapped into the Black Masque Chapter each spring by Mortar Boarders wearing black masks and robes. New members are selected on the basis of advancing scholarship, leadership and service.
Following is a list by hometown of the 2021 CEHS inductees into the Innocents Society and the Black Masque chapter of Mortar Board. Information includes each student’s academic major(s) and parent names.
- Aurora: Jadyn Cattau, Mortar Board, human development and family science, daughter of Jeremy and Sonja Cattau.
- Hastings: Will Parker, Mortar Board, hospitality, restaurant and tourism management, son of Bob and Julie Parker.
- O’Neill: Aurora Gutshall, Mortar Board, communication sciences and disorders, daughter of Scott and Barbie Gutshall.
- Omaha: Riha Karney, Innocents Society, communication sciences and disorders, daughter of Anand and Sudha Karney.
- Shawnee, Kansas: Morgan Gurwell, Mortar Board, child, youth and family studies, daughter of Owen and Nichole Gurwell.
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College of Education and Human Sciences