National Leadership Honor Society
Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recognizes and encourages superior leadership and exemplary character. OΔK encourages intellect and collaboration across the five phases celebrated by Omicron Delta Kappa.
- Community and University Service
- Journalism and Rhetoric
- Creative and Performing Arts
The Georgia College Circle
We invite members of the faculty and student body to cooperate in worthwhile endeavor and in a spirit of common interest, understanding, and helpfulness. Those of us who are members of this noble society value its high ideals and purposes as we strive to provide leadership in worthy undertakings and to be of service unto others.
Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is reserved to those who demonstrate leadership achievements in one of five phases of university life: Scholarship; Athletics; Community service, social and religious activity, and university governance; Journalism and rhetoric; and the creative and performing arts. Members are expected to demonstrate exemplary character, responsible leadership and service in university and community life, superior scholarship, genuine fellowship, and dedication to democratic ideals. Nominations come from within the Georgia College Circle of OΔK.
Prospective members are welcomed into the Circle by the current members of Georgia College OΔK.
OΔK Emerging Leader of the Year
Each year, the Georgia College Circle of OΔK honors an exemplary freshman or sophomore as the Emerging Leader of the Year. Emerging Leaders embody the principles of OΔK: exemplary character, responsible leadership and service in university and community life, superior scholarship, genuine fellowship, and dedication to democratic ideals.
2020: Jacob Carter and Annabelle Erb
2019: Shelby Bennett and McKenna Yearick
2018: Kendyl Lewis and Ruby Zimmerman
2017: Sabrina Brant and Cameron Watts
2016: Morgan Turnipseed
2015: Altimease Lowe and Barrett Stanley
2014: Laura Ahrens, Stephen Greenway, and McKenzie Fisher
2013: Juawn Jackson
2012: Kayla Albright and Blair Erickson
2011: Lauren Harris and Simone Williams
2010: Joshua Braswell and Megan Moss
2009: Cody Mosher and Evan Karanovich
2008: Christy Clark, Elliott Holmes, and Megan McGuire
2007: Chris Turner and Ryan Greene
2006: Ashley Holder and Ajayi Monell
2005: Nadirah Ross and Sam Rauschenberg
2004: Harold Mock
2003: Jessica Ward
2002: Samantha Royal
Circle Members Honoris Causa
2020: Dr. Deborah MacMillan '98, Director and Professor, School of Nursing, Georgia College
2019: Johnny W. Grant, Director of Economic Development & External Relations, Georgia College
2018: Dr. Steve Elliott-Gower, Director of the Honors Program and Associate Professor of Political Science, Georgia College
2011: E. Alexander Gregory, Jr. '78, '79, President, CEO, and Chairman, YKK Corporation of America