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NSLS Inducts 34 New Members in April

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Monday, May 9, 2016

The University of Minnesota Crookston chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success recently inducted 34 members, bringing its total inducted membership to 219. Inducted members complete a leadership program consisting of the Orientation, a Leadership Training Day, three Speaker Broadcasts, three Success Networking Team meetings and an Induction Ceremony where they receive their Certificate of Leadership Training.

The Society is the nation's largest leadership honor society. Students are selected for membership based on academic standing and leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. Membership is for life 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 much more.
Currently, the University of Minnesota, Crookston Society chapter has an additional 11 members who are working towards their induction. “We’re 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 Lisa Samuelson, the chapter’s advisor.

New members included 

First Name Last Name
Melida Argueta
Casee Benoit
Kobe Critchley
Marta Dean
Monika Frame
Rachel Freund
Margo Gardner
Maggie Gibbons
Bryanna Grefthen
Kaycie Hagen
Mckenzie Harris
Emma Howey
Ashley Hoyle
Chris Huffman
Kristi Larson
You Bin Lee
Austin Lien
Nathan Lorenz
Aaron Meyer
Alyssa Muelken
Anna Ojczyk
Catherine Ostby
Gabrielle Patterson
Nannette Pini
Lucas Reller
Triston Richert
Ashley Rohr
Lisa Samuelson
DaKota Tilleraas
Becca Vandenheuvel
James Warmack
Lindsey Weber
Bailey Yliniemi
Selena Young

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.  Today, the Society has over 525,000 members on nearly 500 college and university campuses nationwide. For more information, please visit Follow the Society on Twitter @theNSLS and Like us on Facebook.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 39 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit


Elizabeth Tollefson
University Relations

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