Farmington Resident Receives Major Awards at WWU

Bradley PrasuhnBradley Prasuhn of Farmington, a graduate student at William Woods University, received the President’s Award during WWU’s recent co-curricular awards dinner. This prestigious award is given at the discretion of Dr. Jahnae H. Barnett, WWU president.


The President’s Award is presented to the graduating senior who has made unusual and outstanding contributions to the university during his or her undergraduate years.  The recipient of the President’s Award must display sound academic accomplishments and demonstrate characteristics of loyalty, service and devotion to William Woods University, as well as extensive participation in campus activities and evidence of personal leadership. 


At the recent Academic Convocation, Prasuhn was named the 2010 Distinguished Scholar in both business administration and sports management. To be a Distinguished Scholar at William Woods, a graduating senior must be selected by the faculty of a particular discipline. A minimum grade point average of 3.4 is required.


The son of Elaine Friend and Jim Prasuhn, he graduated in December from William Woods University with a bachelor of science degree.  


During his time as an undergraduate student, Prasuhn was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, Delta Epsilon Chi business fraternity, Order of Omega Greek honorary society and Campus Standards Board. He also was a charter member of Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society, founding member of Student Website Advancement Team (SWAT) and co-chair of President’s Twenty.


He has been active in the community, serving as campus coordinator of Operation Christmas Child, coordinating and participating in Habitat for Humanity, helping with campus blood drives and participating in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (to create awareness of domestic violence). Prasuhn has also volunteered as a Callaway County firefighter and a soccer referee for Fulton Parks and Recreation.