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The National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter at DSU Inducts 38 New Members

December 22, 2015

The Dakota State University Chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success recently held its fall 2015 induction ceremony for 38 DSU students. Inducted members completed a leadership program consisting of an orientation, a leadership training day, three speaker broadcasts, three success networking team meetings, and an induction ceremony where they received their Certificate of Leadership Training. This fall’s induction ceremony included a keynote address by Courtney Schlimgen (DSU ‘11), marketing communications specialist at Daktronics.

The Society is one of the nation's largest leadership honor societies.  Students are invited to become members based on academic standing. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. Membership is for a lifetime and provides access to benefits including scholarships and awards, exclusive on-campus events, employer recruitment through an online job bank, discounts on computers, textbooks, grad school prep courses, insurance and more.

“I’m very proud of our members. The Society has had a significant impact on our campus, inspiring our students to become better leaders, and helping them build a better future for themselves, the campus and their respective communities,” said Mandy Parpart, chapter advisor.

About The National Society of Leadership and Success

The National Society of Leadership and Success was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded, success oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The Society offers interactive broadcasts with the nation’s best speakers, training in goal setting, and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. With 496 chapters, the Society currently has 538,836 members nationwide. For more information, please visit

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Students inducted into The National Society of Leadership and Success at DSU:

Front (l to r):  Tiffany Plummer, Heather Zins, DeAnna Robinson, Ethan Grahn, Joseph Weier, Nicholas Paczkowski, Gateka Verite, Codi Horst, Abygail Justice, Robert Malick

Middle (l to r):  Kelsie Jo Casanova, Morgan Larson, Jessica Schmit, Hope Juntunen, Cole Bosma, Abigail Wilke, Lynne Hanten, Lindsy Edwards, Allison Moeller, Alison Martinmaas

Back (l to r):  Lindsey Pate, Justin Soderstrom, Kevin McGuire, Tyler Lems, Ryan Wille, Austin Dirks, Dylan Johnson, Spencer Boy, David Harding