The Paw Print
On Friday April 17, 2015, the first chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success members were inducted for the Adams State chapter. The member induction ceremony included an opening speech by the chapter’s president, Travis Vesalga, an explanation of the society’s logo and shield by the chapter’s treasurer, Lukas Cash, an entertaining keynote address by Mr. Ken Marquez, who is the vice president for student affairs here at Adams State University, a speech by Ashley Favela, the society’s success networking teams coordinator, and a speech by freshman Darling Najar-Madera about her experiences while having been a part of the Adams State chapter. The members were presented with a pin, a certificate, a letter from the society’s president, and a shirt to show their life-time membership status. The first ever Inductees for the Adams State Chapter were:
Aaron Miltenberger, Alexandrea Schroeder, Alina Peisley, Amber Reyes, Angela Prentiss, Ariel Eddings, Ariel Rangel-Pereira, Ashley Favela, Aspen Hahn, Bianca Munoz, Cade Kunugi, Carissa Sidor, Carly Romnes, Cassandra Truelson, Cody Morton, Darin Sisneros, Darling Najar-Madera, Demi Mizokami, Casey Veneman, Drake Sisneros, Elizabeth Strang, Emily Pizel, Gretchen Rachlis, Isabella Whitten, Jenna Mclaren, Jennifer Carter, Josh Lehman, Justine Brydges, Kelli Williams, Keren Bakke, Kurt Urbin, Kyra Garrison, Lauren Karlskin, Lukas Cash, Melissa Romero, Mianna Maestas, Michelle Crowther, Nicholas Spencer, Nicole Cyr, Nikita Christensen, Rory Gallegos, Taylor Schmidt, Tessa Beran, and Travis Vesalga.
The National Society of Leadership and Success’ mission statement is that “The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.” The society strives to make leaders who build a better world.”
Members were chosen based on their GPA. For those who were inducted they had to complete tasks and attend events to become a life-time member. Members had to attend an orientation day where they learned all about the society and what it stands for. They also attended a leadership training day where members learned more about the others involved and learned what kind of leaders they are. Members were put into Success Networking teams were they shared their goals and had the support of the others in the group to follow and reach their goals. Lastly, members attended speaker broadcasts and had the opportunity to others success stories and how they incorporate leadership into their everyday lives and with running their successful businesses. Members have access to a variety of scholarships and awards that are only available for members of the society.
Congratulations to the forty-five first ever inductees for the Adams State University chapter! Members worked hard to get where they are and will keep striving to become better leaders in today’s world.