"Washington University's Oldest Sophomore Honorary"

ABOUT US

 

leadership. service. tradition.

Leadership
  • Lock and Chain brings together 15 exemplary rising sophomore leaders every year in order to sponsor various events throughout the year, including the Sophomore Sizzle, Book Sales, Major/Minor Fair and George Washington Week

Service
  • As an active honorary, Lock and Chain devotes time to both campus-wide events, and also community outreach and philanthropy

Tradition
  • Founded in 1904, Lock and Chain is WashU's oldest sophomore honorary.

  • Members not only gain access to a vast alumni network, but also become part of a 116 year-old family while strengthening the legacy of Lock and Chain.

OUR MISSION

We the 116th class of Lock and Chain promise to uphold a character that celebrates inclusion and awareness of our community. We will strive to honor Lock and Chain’s pillars of leadership, service, and tradition, while also creating a new legacy and staying true to our values. We will uphold commitment to our class through our bonds to our community and to each other.

 
EVENTS
 

Lock and Chain organizes a number of events every year for the Washington University community.

Book Sale | 8/26 - 8/31

Every fall, Lock and Chain sells textbooks on behalf of Washington University students.

 

This year we raised money for the Foster Care and Adoption Center. And sold over 700 books on behalf of students.

 

 

Major/Minor Fair | 10/7

Every year, Lock and Chain supports the College of Arts & Sciences "Major-Minor Fair" through promotion and volunteer work.

Sophomore Sizzle | 10/27

A back-to-school fall fling meant to unite the sophomore class and the WashU community

This party on the swamp is a chance for the sophomore class to get together and have a fun break during the midterm season. 

 

This year's theme was "Get Out My Swamp", a Shrek themed party meant to connect with the Halloween spooky season we are in. We had food, games, tug of war, and the best soundtrack out there. ​

Philanthrophy and Service

Lock and Chain's biggest event of the year: a FIVE day extravaganza featuring student groups, community service, a trivia night and much more!

Our commitment to the greater St. Louis

community manifests in many forms

 

We will donate our remaining inventory of novels from our book sale to The Office of Student Success.

 

In this honorary, we greatly value the extent to which community service has an effect on those around us, within the WashU community and beyond.

 
116 MEMBERS

The members of the 116th class of Lock and Chain. 

Imani “Adoration” Jones
Michael "Apricity" Casey
Yohanes "Caliber" Mulat
Anna "Duality" Dicker
Grace "Duende" Myers
Kennedy "Empowerment" Young
Amaya “Gallantry” Wallace
Jenise "Iridescence" Sheppard
Kelsey “Lambency” Chen
Rene "Motivity" Kina
Milenko "Tempo" Petrovic
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Eriel "Prosperity" Confer
Serena "Sovereignty" Schein
Malik "Vibrato" Gaye
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APPLY

The application for LNC 117 will open in Spring 2020. You are encouraged to apply!