Blue Springs Freshman Receives Award

Alarie Sims, a freshman at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo., received the Student Alumni Council Outstanding Freshman Award at the university’s co-curricular honors banquet, April 23. She is the daughter of Warren and Cheryl Sims of Blue Springs.

The Outstanding Student Awards are the only awards at William Woods University bestowed on students by the nomination and vote of other students. Nominees must demonstrate academic achievement, campus and community involvement and leadership.

Sims was honored for her involvement in campus organizations and service projects, including Student Alumni Council, Jesters and the Theatre Club. She is active in Alpha Chi Omega sorority, serving as historian and chair of fundraising and philanthropy.