Tap Day

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In a tradition dating back to 1917, small groups of students have been selected (or “tapped”) by their peers to join one of the University of Missouri’s six secret honorary societies.

The six societies – QEBH, Mystical Seven, LSV, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa and the Rollins Society – honor new members for their service, leadership and commitment to the Mizzou community.

The new initiates’ identities are kept secret until Tap Day, when they’re publicly revealed online, following the schedule below. Each society also honor taps MU staff and faculty members who have contributed significantly to the university.

The 94th Tap Day will be 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 30, 2021 will be streamed live on this page and on the Mizzou YouTube channel. Reveal videos will also be posted on Mizzou Life’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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2021 Inductees

Mystical Seven

Inductees: Torrey (Kameron) Davie, Yumeng “Adele” Du, N’ya Fritz, Holly Graham, Cristina O’Barr, Alexsus Payne, Ymbar Polanco Pino

Honor taps: Lisa Higgins, Brandon Meyer, Terrell R. Morton, Lisa Scheese


Inductees: Emma Baer, Maddy Creach, Ashwin Garlapaty, Mackenzie Gettel, Taylor Hayes, Angelina Hein, Madison Herweck, Shelby Johnson, Lea Khoukaz, Alyssa Klimkiewicz, Bella Ledonne, Liz Luddy, Annika Meyer, Jami Robben, Molly Ross, Christopher Rueve, Andrew Schlager, Elyse Schoenig, Claire Shipp, Erika Shock, Spencer Silvey, Morgan Smith, Keeley Van Antwerp, Micaela Vaughn, Sam Verdisco

Honor taps: Dr. John Tummons, Dr. Thomas Kane


Inductees: Kiessence E. Bassett, Shakira Cross, Grace Martinez, Roshae Hemmings, Elizabeth Okosun

Honor taps: Brittany Fatoma, Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson, Esq.

Mortar Board

Inductees: Christina Chung, Olivia Evans, Kyndall Hubbard, Riley Jackson, Lydia Jefferson, Chris Kim, Johnathan Kimble, Emily Lower, Kieran Malloy, Bailey Martin, Emma Perry, Lauren Purdy, Caleb Sewell, Abby Werner, Molly Whiting

Honor taps: Stephanie Ross, Dr. Angie Zapata


Inductees: Mackenzie Beaver, Zairai Moore, Kate Pluenneke, Jack Politte, Rachel Richardson, Diondre Sweezer, D’mitri Winkeler

Honor taps: Professor Kathryn Chval, Coach Eliah Drinkwitz, Professor Eva D. Szekely

Rollins Society

Inductees: Chuka Emezue, Christal Hamilton, Abdoulie Njai, Osasu Osaze, Yanu Prasetyo, Xavier Ransome, Cydni Robertson, Phelan Simpkins

Honor taps: Kerry Clark, Andrew Hoberek, David Mitchell

Mystical Seven

Inductees: Olumayowa Adekunle, Charles Burney, Joseph Erb, Taylor Estraca, Zion Ford, Alexis Hunter, Lynn Kreul, Daryl Smith, Jesus Vega

Honor taps: Alejandra Gudino, Dr. William Stackman

Rollins Society

Inductees: Barituka BeKee, Janae Bradley, Mariah Cairer, Kristen Kalz, Emily Miller, Okunsogie (Jessica) Osaze, Tori Schafer, Alek Willsey

Honor taps: Dr. Jennifer Fellabaum-Tosten, Dr. Alan Parrish


Inductees: Laura Bierman, Madeleine Brownfield, Shade Bullock, Dylan Calhoon, Alison Condra, Hope Dorsey, Molly Freudenberg, Sophia Gerling, Derrek Hardy, Samantha Jacobsmeyer, James Kim, Jr., Andrew Mitchell, Izzy Moiso, Haley Ockerhausen, Samantha Phillips, Krystin Pritchett, Hannah Riekhof, Ryan Schnitker, Katherine Sticklen, Abigail Struttmann, Jake Thompson, Delanie Vinzant, Rebecca Wells, Colby Winner, Michelle Wu 

Honor taps: Dr. Annette Kendall, Linda Sowers


Inductees: Kaleigh Feldkamp, Peyton Flewelling, Taryn Fox, JE Heo, Lisette Perez, Morgan Woolridge 

Honor taps: Dr. Cynthia Frisby

Mortar Board

Inductees: Brian Amaonye, Melanee Castillo, Lauryn Cureton, Ashley Dorf, Avery Esquivel, Hope Johnson, Jordan Lazenby, Christina Long, Mateo Mateo-Mateo, GareAna Rosebud, Samantha Sample, Rebecca Shyu, Ryan Sparks, Emma Wickland, Alice Yu 

Honor taps: Inya Baiye, Scott Christianson, Pamela Evans-Smith


Inductees: Barrett Banister, Sofia Copat, Omobude Eke, Naeemah Malcome, Paola Rodriguez, Lee Russell, Nichi Weibel 

Honor taps: Lieutenant Colonel Karim Abdulkhalik, Cuonzo Martin, Robert Pugh