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.
Mystical Seven (10 a.m.)
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 (11 a.m.)
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
LSV (1 p.m.)
Inductees: Kaleigh Feldkamp, Peyton Flewelling, Taryn Fox, JE Heo, Lisette Perez, Morgan Woolridge
Honor taps: Dr. Cynthia Frisby
Mortar Board (2 p.m.)
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
QEBH (3 p.m.)
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