Student Alumni Council names Outstanding Freshmen

William WallaceLucas WatsonWilliam Wallace and Lucas Watson, of Louisiana, Mo., received Student Alumni Council Outstanding Freshman Awards at William Woods University’s recent co-curricular honors banquet.


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.


Wallace and Watson are members of Pi Kappa Alpha. Wallace was voted Pledge of the Year and now serves on the executive board as pledge educator chair. Watson is the public relations chair.


Both young men are also members of President’s Twenty. Both have volunteered extensively, with highway cleanups, a local soup kitchen, Central Missouri Community Action, blood drives and a preschool.


In addition, Watson is a member of the Biology Club, Pre-Med Club, CRU and a mentor for Freshman Advantage.