Callaway County residents Emily Eastwood, Lindsay Hackmann, Katie Hiatte and Joshua Potter, all seniors at William Woods University, are among 12 WWU students named to the 2006 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”
Eastwood, Hackmann and Potter are all from Fulton. Eastwood is the daughter of Kenny and Janet Eastwood and is majoring in business administration. Hackmann, the daughter of Bruce and the late Debbie Hackmann, is a business administration major. Potter, the son of Joe and Kathy Potter, is a graphic design major.
Hiatte is the daughter of Mark and Debbie Hiatte of New Bloomfield and is majoring in biology and history, with minors in chemistry and physical science.
The students were selected for Who’s Who based on being outstanding campus leaders. A campus nominating committee and editors of the annual directory chose the students on the basis of academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.
Other William Woods students chosen for Who’s Who are Heather Brake of Eldon, Mo.; Ida Hoffmann of Defiance, Mo.; Sharree LaMere of Hallsville, Mo.; Shanna Lonsberry of Elsberry, Mo.; Jaymie Sanders of Moline, Ill.; Alarie Sims of Blue Springs, Mo.; Carrington Wiegers of Fayette, Mo., and Sarah Williams of Brookfield, Mo.
By being listed in “Who’s Who,” they join 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.
Eastwood was president of Delta Gamma sorority and a member of the honor board during 2005. She also served previously as vice president of programming and vice president of finance. She also was president of Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity and a member of Order of Omega Greek Honor Society. She is a member of Central Christian Church. She works at Horstman & Associates, an accounting firm.
Hackmann has served Alpha Chi Omega sorority as vice president of finance (2005) and of membership development (2003). She has been the class president of Student Alumni Council for four years. A member of Student Assembly, she is chair of Campus Standards Board and a member of the student financial committee.
She has been an orientation assistant/peer mentor and an Up ’Til Dawn volunteer, raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She also is a member of Order of Omega, President’s Twenty, Phi Beta Lambda business honor society and First Baptist Church’s College Class.
Hiatte is a member of the WWU women’s golf team, secretary of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, a member of Campus Standards Board, a University Ambassador and a biology and history tutor. She is also active in Up ’Til Dawn, a group that raises money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. She has been an orientation assistant and peer mentor.
Potter is president of Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honor Society and vice president of University Ambassadors. He is a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Jesters, Writer’s Ink and Student Alumni Council. He created and organized the Inklings Film Festival at WWU, and has had numerous roles in school plays. He has two specialty shows on the school’s radio station and is working on a Medieval Film.