New Members Selected for President’s Twenty

William Woods University President Jahnae H. Barnett recently announced the appointment of 20 new members of President’s Twenty, a collegiate honorary service society whose members serve as her official ambassadors at university events.

New members from Missouri are

Anthony Bedford Saint Louis
Mary Cleek Columbia
Libby Dove Green Ridge
Brittney Engelbrecht Jefferson City
Kyle Gabrielson Liberty
Emily Gast Saint Peters
Shannon Graziano Holts Summit
Jordan Henderson Saint Charles
Delanie Jones Rush Hill
Becca Lackey Bolivar
Payton Lanzafame Saint Peters
Ethan Niemeyer Bowling Green
Ashley Pendleton Willard
Shelby Smith Ashland
Sadie Votruba Florissant
Grace Young Russellville
Jeffrey Zink Iberia


Other new members are:

Maria Lombardi Niceville Florida
Cecilia Paquette Clermont Florida
Cons Cable Spalding, Lincolnshire England


Returning members Baylie Borman, Tori Brandt, Hannah Campbell, Elyssa Cappaert, Taylor Finkel, Nic Keithley, Gabrielle Kleinow, Sarah McRae, Stephen Merriott, Addy Reddish, Ryan Schmidt, Brailee Schulte, Ryan Stocker, Matt Underwood and Preston Wolfe.

President’s Twenty serves as the official honor and color guard at all university convocations, commencements and other activities where needed. They also act as liaisons between the university president and the student body, providing an avenue of communication for each.

Potential members must first complete a written application, and are then interviewed by the
president, vice president of advancement and the chair of President’s Twenty. The president makes the final selection.