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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 Arkansas
State University in Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
(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
(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
(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.