William Woods University President Jahnae H. Barnett recently announced the appointment of new and returning members of President’s Twenty, a collegiate honorary service society whose members serve as her official ambassadors at university events.
New members for the 2007-08 academic year from Missouri are: Katie Buehrle of Wentzville, Lisa Haffer of Marthasville, Nicki Knight of Nixa, Cheyenne Morris of Humansville, Kristina Perry of Springfield, Bradley Prasuhn of Farmington, Nikea Rudloff of Jefferson City, Bryan Schmiderer of Pacific and Brittany Welton of Willow Springs.
New members from out of state are: Sarah Chatham of Chatham, Ill.; Brynn Eliott of Newcastle, Wyo., and Victoria Luisi of Carrollton, Texas.
Reappointed members from Missouri are: Ashley Davis of New Franklin, Kristin Garnett and LeaAnn Knaebel, both of Jefferson City, Sarah Popelka of Clayton and Morgan Presley of St. Louis.
Reappointed members from out of state are: Kathryn Best of Medicine Hat, Canada; Rebecca Cooper of Red Bud, Ill.; Katherine Gazdziak of Woodstock, Ill.; Kathryn Golden of Crystal Lake, Ill.; Kayla Kring of Louisville, Ky.; Kyle Rogers of Wichita, Kan.; Kristin Smith of San Francisco, Calif., and Kate Woodward of Van-Meter, Iowa.
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.
William Woods University is a coeducational, independent, professions-oriented liberal arts institution of approximately 3,000 students, located in historic Fulton, Mo. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines in both campus and outreach settings.