Tarra White, a senior at William Woods University, has been named to the 2005 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”
The daughter of Mark and Karen Unger of Mexico, Mo., she was one of 13 William Woods University students selected for Who’s Who, based on being an outstanding campus leader.
A campus nominating committee and editors of the annual directory chose the students based on academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.
By being listed in “Who’s Who,” White joins an elite group of students from more than 2,300 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.
White was involved in a number of campus activities. She was a Community Advisor and a University Ambassador, and she was a member of the Customer Service Committee and Kappa Delta Pi education honorary.
She chaired the Campus Standards Board and was internal assistant director of Up ’til Dawn, a student organization raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
She also attended the Governors Leadership on Faith and Values Forum in January 2004 and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Collegiate Leadership Seminar in June 2004.