WWU Names Distinguished Scholars

Three area residents were among 13 William Woods University students announced as Distinguished Scholars at the university’s academic convocation April 17.

The award is bestowed on graduating seniors who demonstrate academic excellence in a particular field of study. Candidates must earn a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.40.

The local students are Debra Fulkerson of Auxvasse and Jason Tiefenauer and Margie White of Fulton, Mo. Other students honored are Lisa Bass of Clinton, Mo., Maureen Beveridge of Springfield, Ill., Melissa Byers of Florissant, Mo., Christina Clark of Eldridge, Mo., Jon Hall of Norman, Okla., Blake Hertzberg of Nevada, Mo., Jessica Jackson of Fenton, Mo., Amanda Kroeger of Papillion, Neb., Christine Rost of Morrison, Mo., Monica Saralampi of Minnapolis, Minn.