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Alexandra Rodery chosen as outstanding  among 32 Who's Who recipients at ASU

Feb. 27, 2009 -- Alexandra Rodery, a junior English major from Piggott, has been selected as the outstanding recipient among the group of 32 representing ArkansasAlexandra Rodery, a junior English major from Piggott, has been chosen this year's outstanding student recipient in Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges for 2008-09. Rodery was one of ASU 32 students to be selected by Who's Who. State University in Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges for 2008-09.

Rodery is a member of the Chancellor’s and President’s lists as well as Alpha Lambda Delta and Delta Epsilon Iota honor societies. She also holds membership in Golden Key, an honors group, and has a Dean’s Scholarship. Currently serving as the vice president of the ASU Literature Club, Rodery is also the secretary-treasurer of the ASU Philosophy Club.

A member of the ASU theatre department, she is a member of the Pre-Law Club and Public Relations Student Society of America organizations on campus.

As a sophomore, Rodery served as a senator in the Student Government Association (SGA) and is president of communications in Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. An avid lover of the arts, Rodery is also a Foundation of Arts actor and ASU Theatre actor. She is also founding member and adviser of the Clay County Arts Council and works as a volunteer at the Piggott Humane Society.

Rodery, the daughter of District Court Judge Rick M. Rodery and Cheryl Nicholas Rodery, plans to attend law school and may pursue a doctoral degree in literature.

Selections to the Who’s Who Among Students program are made by individual educational institutions from a nominating committee composed of faculty administration and student body representatives, along with editors of the Who’s Who directory. The award highlights scholastic excellence, university service, and leadership in extracurricular activities, community contributions, and potential for continued success.

Here is the list of ASU Who’s Who recipients by county:

(Arkansas) Katie Wilhite, senior, Marketing, Stuttgart, parents are Randy and Brenda Wilhite of Stuttgart;
Johnathan Simpson, senior, Social Work, Stuttgart, parents are Johnny and Elizabeth Simpson of Stuttgart.

(Clay) Angela Duncan, senior, Mathematics Education, Corning, Shane Duncan (spouse), parents are Ronald and Wanda Patterson of Corning;
Natalie Sigsby, senior, Civil Engineering, Rector, parents are Steven and Lark Sigsby of Rector.

(Craighead) Tiffany Barker, senior, Chemistry, Jonesboro, parents are Rick and Carie Barker of Jonesboro;
Rachel Farris, senior, Early Childhood Education, Jonesboro, parents are Jerry and Kathy Farris of Jonesboro;
Kyle Fulton, senior, Biology/Pre-Med and Spanish, Jonesboro, parents are Ronald and Loretta Fulton of Jonesboro;
Lauren Young, junior, Marketing, Jonesboro, parents are Jerry and Glenda Young of Jonesboro.

(Cross) Angela Barron, senior, Early Childhood Education, Wynne,           

(Desha) Brandon Allen, junior, Marketing and International Business, Dumas, parents are Tyrone and Brenda Allen.

(Greene) Melissa Rice, senior, Human Resources Management, Delaplaine, parents are Tommy Rice of Delaplaine and Julie Rice of Walnut Ridge.

(Hot Spring) Cassandra Scott, senior, Mid-level Education (Language Arts/Social Studies), Malvern, Eric DeWitt (spouse), mother is Ruth Watson of Malvern.

(Independence) Chris Milum, junior, Management, Batesville, parents are James and Mae Milum of Batesville.

(Jackson) Lauren Ford, senior, Nursing, Newport, parents are Ralph Armstrong of Federal Way, Wash. and Debra Ford of Newport.

(Lawrence) Weston Little, senior, Accounting, Walnut Ridge, parents are Gary and Rhonda Little of Walnut Ridge.

(Mississippi) Regina Alexander, senior, Pre-Professional Biology, Osceola, parents are Hubert and Rutha Brown of Osceola;
Adam Jackson, senior, History, Blytheville, parents are Jim and Linda Jackson of Blytheville;
Raime Reed, junior, Radio-Television, Blytheville, parents are Raymond Reed of Senatobia, Miss. and Frankie Potts of Blytheville;
Shanita Sanders, senior, Production Video and Audio, Blytheville, parents are Herschel and Jacqueline Sanders of Blytheville.

(Ouachita) Douglas Duckert, senior, Interdisciplinary Studies, Camden, mother is Allison Duckert of Camden;
Sidney Smith, senior, Manufacturing and Industrial/Management Technology, Camden, mother is Allison Thrower of Camden.

(Phillips) Jovita Simón, graduate, College Student Personnel Services, West Helena, parents are Reynaldo and Maria Simón of Greenwood, Miss.

(Pulaski) Elizabeth Asbury, senior, Little Rock;
Freeman Floyd, junior, Psychology, Wrightsville, father is Freeman Floyd of Wrightsville and grandmother is Beryl Thomas of Wynne;
Alexandra Ingram, junior, Journalism/Public Relations, Little Rock, parents are William and Beverly Ingram of Little Rock;
Yana-Janell Scott, senior, Journalism/Public Relations, Little Rock, parents are Herbert and Yana Scott of Little Rock.

(Randolph) Jennifer Hackworth, junior, Art Education, Ravenden Springs, parents are Steve Hackworth of Pocahontas and Kelly Rider of Walnut Ridge.

(St. Francis) Sharon Rowe, senior, Management, Forrest City, parents are Phillip and Rose Ballard of Forrest City.

(Washington) Zach Eichenberger, graduate, MSE in Business Technology, Springdale, parents are Don and Myra Eichenberger of Springdale.

(Shelby) Lajuana Morris, graduate, Educational Leadership, Memphis, Tenn., parents are Edgar and Shirley Morris of Memphis, Tenn.

(Canada) Brielan Smiechowski, senior, Biology, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, parents are Zenon Smiechowski of Maple Ridge and Cynthia Satchwell of Maple Ridge.          



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