Payne Named Outstanding Junior at WWU

Eliza PayneLiza Payne of Zionsville, Ind., received a Student Alumni Council Outstanding Junior Award at William Woods University’s recent co-curricular honors banquet. She is the daughter of Mark and Helen Payne.


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.


Payne is a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, serving as Panhellenic delegate, vice president of fraternity relations and vice president of chapter relations and standards.


She is co-chair of President’s Twenty, a University Ambassador and president of Order of Omega Greek honor society.  She was the class president of the Student Alumni Council as a freshman, sophomore and junior, and will be senior class president. She was also president and secretary of the Alcohol Revisions Committee of the Student Assembly. She is a member of Student Assembly and Campus Activities Board.


She has been a member of the CARD-V board of directors and volunteered locally at a preschool, canned food drive, school supplies drive, cereal drive and clothing drive.