Newcastle Resident Named Outstanding at William Woods University

Brynn Elliott of Newcastle, Wyo., a junior at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo., received a Student Alumni Council Outstanding Junior Award at the university’s co-curricular honors banquet, April 18.

She is the daughter of Lee and Linda Elliott.

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.

Elliott is a member of the American Sign Language Learning Community, Hands Up Club and is a committee member for the President’s Concert and Lecture Series. She is a peer mentor, a 4-H leader and a PeaceJam leader.

Her community service includes service learning projects, volunteering at nursing homes and recycling.