Outstanding Students Named at William Woods

Eighteen William Woods University students were named Outstanding Students during the university’s co-curricular honors banquet, April 20.


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.


Outstanding freshman are:

·         Annastasia Berman of Wakee, Iowa

·         William Wallace of Louisiana, Mo.

·         Lucas Watson of Louisiana, Mo.

·         Katherine Wortmann of Mexico, Mo.


Outstanding sophomores are:

·         Jessica Bargate of Jefferson City, Mo.

·         Marisa Benthusen of Raymore, Mo.

·         Anna Farha of Oklahoma City, Okla.

·         Lauren Greenwald of Houston, Texas

·         Zach Hurst of Jefferson City, Mo.


Outstanding juniors are:

·         Ann DeHart of Keosauqua, Iowa

·         Jessica Doak of Colorado Springs, Colo.

·         Liza Payne of Zionsville, Ind.

·         Carmen Watchinski of Columbia, Mo.


Outstanding seniors are:

·         Brittany Cox of Rolla, Mo.

·         Frankie Hart of Lee’s Summit, Mo.

·         Heather Oetjen of Prior Lake, Minn.  

·         Vanessa Thomas of St. Charles, Mo.
            Anna Windeknecht of Bluegrass, Iowa