A new “Up ’til Dawn” board of directors has been elected at William Woods University, assuring the continuation of efforts to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The organization conducts fund-raising events to support St. Jude. The hospital, located in Memphis, Tenn., is world-renowned in the treatment and research of childhood illnesses, diseases, and cancers. This hospital is one of the forerunners in finding cures for cancers. St. Jude provides care to children without cost to families.
William Woods University students raised approximately $17,500 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital this academic year, exceeding last year’s amount by $5,500. The money was raised through the fund-raising efforts of the two-year-old student-run organization.
Erica Dyer of Odessa, Mo., is the new executive director. Other officers include: Kristin Smith of San Francisco, Calif., assistant director; Adrienne Hull of Jefferson City, Mo., teams and morale chair; Nikea Rudloff of Jefferson City, Mo., fund-raising and sponsorship chair; Megan Eldridge of Mexico, Mo., entertainment and logistics chair; Megan Miller of Tulsa, Okla., public relations and entertainment chair, and Andrea Ankrom of Middleton, Mo., advocacy chair.