Defiance Freshman Receives Award

Ida Hoffman, 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 Margo Hoffmann of Defiance, Mo.

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.

Hoffman was honored for her involvement in campus organizations and service projects, including President’s 20, University Ambassadors, the Woods Wire and Lutheran Student Fellowship Group. She is head of the Chi Omega sorority activities committee. She is also on the Dean’s List.