Justin Resident Named Outstanding at William Woods University

Jessica Tipton of Justin, Texas, a sophomore at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo., received a Student Alumni Council Outstanding Sophomore Award at the university’s co-curricular honors banquet, April 18.

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.

Tipton is a member of Campus Crusade for Christ, a community advisor, a member of R-Cubed recycling club and Students for Social Work.

Her community service includes organizing Fulton Special Olympic fundraisers, delivering plants to the elderly, helping to organize a Christmas party for orphans and traveling to New Orleans to help with Katrina Relief efforts.