Presentation on theme: "GOLDEN KEY SEPTEMBER 6, 2012. OFFICERS President – Karoline Dreher Vice President – Roshan Pandey Vice President of Service – Kristi Harrison Vice President."— Presentation transcript:
OFFICERS President – Karoline Dreher Vice President – Roshan Pandey Vice President of Service – Kristi Harrison Vice President of Membership – Cho Li Secretary – Rachel Dianiska Historian – Caitlin Wiley Webmaster – Erin Percevault Office located in room 464 in LSU Student Union.
WHAT IS GOLDEN KEY? Who are we? Collegiate Honor Society Non-profit International What do we promote? Academics Leadership Service Who can join? Invitation only Top 15% of upperclassmen
SUCCESS OVER THE YEARS Collected over 1000 books for Better World Books Donated over 200 books to East Baton Rouge Parish School Board for EveryBody Reads Donated over 100 books to children at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital for Christmas Donated dozens of canned goods for Canapalooza Gave out over $500 in chapter scholarships Heard from various speakers talk about service, leadership and career-building opportunities
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED? Earn member points Attend meetings Apply for office Help recruit new members Apply for scholarships Participate in our book drive Participate in service events
MEMBER POINTS REWARDS Active Member – 6 points Invitation to End of Year Banquet Free Golden Key T-shirt Silver Member – 12 points Invitation to End of Year Banquet Free Golden Key T-shirt Eligible for scholarship consideration Discount on honor cords (50% off) Gold Member – 18 points Invitation to End of Year Banquet Free Golden Key T-shirt Framed Gold Member Certificate Eligible for scholarship consideration Free Honor Cords
MEMBER POINTS OPPORTUNITIES 4 points Participating in book collection for an entire semester 2 points Attending a general meeting 1 point Attending a social event Doing one hour of service through Golden Key Doing five hours of service outside Golden Key Bringing in five items for collection events such as can goods or care package items Donating one textbook Donating five non-textbooks
SCHOLARSHIPS $250 chapter scholarship will be given out at the end of the semester Deadline to apply is Wednesday, November 14 th by noon Scholarship application will be posted online Over $600,000 worth of scholarships available through head quarters! Visit www.GoldenKey.org for more information.www.GoldenKey.org
BETTER WORLD BOOKS Semester long book drive Profits Chapter scholarships Invisible Children Getting Involved Volunteer to help publicize book drive Hang up fliers around campus Help package books when it is time for shipping*
SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES Sept. 10 – 14: Volunteer with the LSU Childcare Book Fair Oct. 27: “Make a Difference Day” women’s build with Habitat for Humanity Nov. 5 – 10: Homecoming Canapalooza Nov. 16: Boys & Girls Club Thanksgiving Event
ONGOING SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES Reading Online Books Volunteers in Public Schools Greater Baton Rouge Literacy Coalition EveryBody Reads EveryBody Counts Big Buddy Teen Programs Louisiana Book Festival Hands on Baton Rouge Fall Fest Homecoming Volunteer LSU City Year
READING ONLINE BOOKS Wegivebooks.org Read children’s books online 10 books = 1 service point Ongoing service opportunity
ADULT LITERACY ADVOCATES Tutor adult students who are working to improve reading, writing, English, and test- taking skills Teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to non-native English speakers twice per week Volunteers will attend training and then set schedule with the student ongoing
EVERYBODY READS Read to a student twice a month throughout the school year at East Baton Rouge Parish School 2 times per month throughout the school year
EVERYBODY COUNTS Provide individualized math assistance to 2nd and 3rd graders throughout the school year at East Baton Rouge Parish School 1 time per week throughout the school year
BIG BUDDY TEEN PROGRAM Tutor middle and high school students $150 for a 2-day/wk commitment and $300 for a 4 day/wk commitment, 1 hr/day for the 3 months of service. Oct.-Dec., Jan.-Mar., 1 hr/day, 2 or 4X/week
REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUMMITS Exciting opportunity for Golden Key members!
UPCOMING MEETINGS 2 nd General Meeting – Wednesday, September 26 3 rd General Meeting – Thursday, October 18 4 th General Meeting – Monday, November 12 Speaker topics to be announced! Possible social event this semester… Trivia Night? Stay tuned. *All meetings will be held at 6:00 PM in 241 Himes Hall unless further notice is given.
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