McMichael Outstanding Freshman

Lauren McMichael, 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 21.

The daughter of Kevin and Catherine McMichael of Houston, Texas, she is majoring in equestrian science.

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.

McMichael was honored for her involvement in campus organizations and service projects, including Saddleseat Club president, Alpha Phi sorority Panhellenic representative, Honors Program participant, Dean’s List and Writer’s Ink.