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K-State Today

January 26, 2017

K-State's Blue Key wins big at nationals

Submitted by Erin Woods

The K-State chapter of Blue Key Honor Society was awarded Best Website and Caitlyn Webb received the Gregory Lee Smith Exemplary Blue Key Member Award and Scholarship at the annual Blue Nationals Conference, Jan. 13-14, in Clemson, South Carolina.

Webb, senior in accounting and economics, fit the rigorous criteria for the award and was selected out of a pool of several exemplary Blue Key members from around the country. 

Blue Key Honor Society is a premier honor society that recognizes upperclassmen at senior institutions of higher education around the nation for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership and service inside and outside the classroom. The society bases its eligibility for membership on leadership in student life, high scholastic achievement, service to others, citizenship, and an adherence to principles of faith.

The society celebrates and honors the many accomplishments of its membership. The special qualities of Blue Key members as they model service to others include intellectual curiosity with a desire to acquire knowledge, modeling a significant pattern of leadership which contributes to the institution's student and campus life, service to the community and citizenship, expressing humility through moral character and integrity and a strong sense of faith in word and deed.

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