SHREVEPORT, LA -- Thirty-one students from Centenary College of Louisiana have been selected as national outstanding leaders and named in the 1999 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 1,900 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign nations. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.
Students named this year from Centenary are Amy Boltinghouse of Doyline, La.; Beth Bonner of Baton Rouge, La.; Chris Brooking of Brandon, Miss.; Anne Elizabeth Fecht of Allen, Texas; James Davidson Finklea of Beaumont, Texas; Robyn Courtney Hetzel of Eden Prairie, Minn.; Stephen Bennett Hill of Grand Saline, Texas; Shaun Chadrick Jackson of Mansfield, La.; Christopher Lee Jandebeur of Springhill, La.; Stephanie Marline Kestel of Lake Charles, La.; Stephanie Nicole "Nikki" Kitchens of Fairfield, Texas; Virginia Britton Lipscomb of Baton Rouge, La.; Ashley Kimm Maris of Longview, Texas; Melanie Ann Martin of Altus Air Force Base, Okla.; Brian Michael McCallon of Madisonville, La.; John Slater McKay of Baton Rouge, La.; Karianne Marie Neu of Shreveport, La.; Anne Elizabeth Pratt of Hurst, Texas; Dionne Marie Procell of Las Vegas, Nev.; Michelle Desiree Sagere of Aurora, Colo.; Erin Michelle Sansalone of Slidell, La.; Meredith Ann Sholars of Katy, Texas; Jeremiah Boyd Stevens of Belleville, Ark.; Carolyn Ann Stockton of West Point, Miss.; Micah Brandon Strange of Grapevine, Texas; Natalie Marie Thompson of Dallas, Texas; Amber Lynn Tompkins of Little Rock, Ark.; Elizabeth Raigan Vowell of Colleyville, Texas; Amy Kathleen Wallis of West Monroe, La.; James Newman Williams of Monroe, La., and Jeremy Ryan Williams of Shreveport, La.
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 listed as the No. 1 Best Value among the South's regional institutions by U.S. News and World Report.
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