FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (11/96)
SHREVEPORT, LA -- Thirty-one students from Centenary College of Louisiana have been selected as national outstanding leaders and named in the 1997 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.
They join an elite group of students selected from more than 1,800 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign nations. The annual directory was first published in 1934.
Students named this year from Centenary are:
Brooks Ann Camper of Lindale, Texas; Verne Champagne of Houma, La.; Travis Crudup of Arlington, Texas; Staci Davis of Keithville, La.; Jennifer Dent of Shreveport, La.; Kimberly Detillier of Houma, La.; Candice Endicott of Shreveport, La.: Katrina Ernesto of Bossier City, La.; Michelle Estrella of Nacogdoches, Texas; Michael Farris of Shreveport, La.; Sheila Graham of Shreveport, La.; Wendy Hamon of Little Rock, Ark.; Tiffany Hanson of Little Rock, Ark.; Richard Hasty of Austin, Texas; Meagan Horn of Bossier City, La.; John Hyatt of Shreveport, La.; David King of Moreland, Okla.; Lynd Matt of Lafayette, La.; Kristen Mavico of Arlington, Texas; John Kegan McConnell of Dallas, Texas; Heather McLelland of Shreveport, La.; Melanie Mendenhall of Edmond, Okla.; Jay Morgan of Dallas, Texas; Timothy Nelson of Benton, La.; Kathryn Pattullo of Tyler, Texas; Jennifer Pearson of Shreveport, La.; Cara Phillips of Haynesville, La.; Julie Sarpy of Shreveport, La.; Eddie Wicker of Kenner, La.; Shawna Williamson of Marshall, Texas, and Brian Wilson of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Centenary College, a private liberal arts and sciences institution, was founded in 1825 and is the nation's oldest college west of the Mississippi. It is regularly listed among the nation's "best" and "best value" institutions in national publications.
Recently, Centenary was among the "Top 10" Southern colleges and universities in U.S. News's "America's Best Colleges" issue and was among in the Top Colleges for Science by Peterson's Guides
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