FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 11, 2011
Contact: Laurel Kammer
New leadership organization helps students achieve their goals
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women welcomes the National Society of Leadership and Success, a new society that helps students gain confidence in pursuing their career and life goals.
Members of the society have the opportunity to hear from the country’s best motivational speakers, presenters, authors and success coaches.
Gary Tuerack, national founder and president, was inspired by a passion to motivate students to realize their full potential and help them achieve their dreams.
The National Society of Leadership and success reaches more than 90,000 students around the world.
Terence Nicholson, publicity chair for the on-campus society, said, "This is a wonderful organization due to the fact that it promotes the importance of leadership, setting goals and helping students reach their full potential. I have personally enjoyed being a member of this new organization because of the positive influence it has had on me."
Two orientation sessions were held in September that consisted of an introduction about the society and included information about membership eligibility, success networking teams, leadership training days and membership induction.
Officers for the MUW chapter are as follows: David Omotola of Columbus, president; Shelby Holm of Muscle Shoals, Ala., vice president; Luse Choongo of Maumelle, Ark., secretary; Shristina Shrestha of Columbus, treasurer; Jasmine Becton of Memphis, Tenn., and Melinda Randle of Camden, co-success networking team coordinators; Terence Nicholson of West Point, publicity chair; Leander Williams of Beulah, IT coordinator; Preston Veal of Woodville, events chair; Tshering Lama Sherpa of Columbus, recruitment chair; Robert Perkins of Leland, community service chair; and Quinterra Wright of Greenville, welcoming chair.
To be eligible for induction, individuals first must be formally invited by their college or complete a nomination form and have it approved by the appropriate university official on campus. There is a one-time national membership fee of $85. For more information on how to become a member, contact Tshering Lama Sherpa at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.societyleadership.org/.