OBU recently announced the names of 106 students who were named to the 2015-16 “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” The honorees were recognized during the annual Awards Convocation May 4 in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium.
“Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities” is an annual honors program dating back to 1934, honoring the leading college students in the United States. The program recognizes academic excellence, outstanding accomplishments and contributions to community and school. Nominations come directly from the university or college. Candidates are evaluated on criteria including GPA, participation and leadership within school organizations and extracurricular activities, community involvement and future leadership ability and potential. Only upper-classmen are eligible for the award.
OBU students recognized with the honor include Ashlynn Elizabeth Abbe, Lucas J. Adams, Erin Teresa Arroz, Sabrina M. Attaway, Chelsea Jo Aube, Amy Lauren Barrett, Jessica Danielle Beach, Jeremy Bernhardt, Kari Callahan, Nolan Daniel Cannon, Samuel Christopher Castles, Katlyn Lane Chambers, Jeffrey Brock Cherry, Wendy Anne Chuning, Amellia Nicole Coffey, Sahlee Lynn Cordell, Denise Coroiescu, Taylor Crismas, Sheridan Lynn Crofford, Marissa Danielle Crowson, Kailynn Shelese Crutchfield, Taylor Dabney, Krysten Denny, Jessica Elise Dickinson, Katherine Elizabeth Dodgen, Sadie Machelle Dunaway, Kayan Marie Dunnigan and Grant Ashton Durham.
More students honored include Christian Edmonds, Rachel Evans, Allison Everett, Sydnie Loren Gabbard, Dillon Everett Gardner, Sierra Lynn Gilbert, Hannah Elizabeth Godsy, Bruna Gomes, Gabriel Gordon, Ashton McKinzi Gores, Emily Guleserian, Trent Daniel Guleserian, Andrew Scott Halliburton, Sean A. Heard, Lydia Kathleen Hodges, Abbie Noel Hooten, Maile Hopkins, Hannah Jett, Michael Johnson, Mandy Michelle Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Anna Jones, Kylie Faith Jones, Emily Anne Joslin, Adam Kelley, Courtney King, Mark Christopher Knapp, Kelsi Lancaster, Jennifer Marie Land, Joel Langford, Kristen Elizabeth Lee, Juliana L. Leppke, Kelsey Rae Linsenmeyer, Molly Crystal Marietta, Kendall Marshall, Megan Elizabeth Mattke, Emily Elise McCarthy, Rachel Sue McCloy, Mason McCormick, Kaylyn Medcalf and Emily Nicole Montgomery.
Additional honorees include Amber Christine Morrisett, Molly Munger, Jacy Diane O’Dell, Hunter Leigh O’Malley, Angela Dawn Paige, Scott Pfister, Daniel Zabdiel Ramirez Carranza, Nathan Scott Reed, Meg Reeder, Nathan Patrick Roach, Caterine Roth, Christopher Michael Sanford, Julie Renee Scura, Hanah Ivy Sheppard, Hannah Slater-Mire, Chad Preston Smith, Tracy Cui Yi Sung, Victoria Christine Thrutchley, Taylor Brooke Tinker, Marcus William Titterington, Susana Torres, Rebecca Tyler, Autumn Dawn Urton, Britton Ryce Shaw VanBuskirk, Hannah Elsa Marie Vick, Robert Stephen Walker, James Matthew Walters, Kirstina Ward, Matthew Ray Welborn, Nathan Ogle Whitson, Zachary Widener, Sarah Michelle Wilkerson, Kylie Renee Williams, Erin Wilson, Landen Wolever and Danielle Paige Young.
The graduating class of 2016 will part part in Spring Commencement Friday, May 13, at 3 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium.