ATU Announces 2022 Who’s Who Students

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Thirty-nine students have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Who’s Who at Arkansas Tech University.

Who’s Who selection is based upon academic achievement, service to the community while enrolled at ATU, leadership and involvement in co-curricular activities and the potential for continued success.

ATU undergraduate students eligible to apply are those who:

  • Are full-time students (must be currently enrolled in at least 12 hours)
  • Have completed at least 90 hours by the end of the fall 2021 term
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • Have not previously received this honor at ATU

ATU graduate students eligible to apply are those who:

  • Are full-time students (minimum six hours for graduate assistants; minimum nine hours for all other graduate students)
  • Have completed at least 12 graduate hours by the end of the fall 2021 term
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25
  • Have not previously received this honor at ATU

Listed below are the 2022 Who’s Who at ATU honorees:

Megan Bell
Hometown: La Paz, Mexico
Graduate Program: Multimedia Journalism
Parents: Theodore Ralph Bell and Maria Soledad Torres

Parker Benton
Hometown: Quitman
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Parent: Chris Benton

Meredith Boogaart
Hometown: Fayetteville
Major: Elementary Education
Parents: Jennifer and Jeff Boogaart

Lora Brown
Hometown: Rogers
Major: Emergency Management and Criminal Justice
Parent: Melinda Brown

Jorden Burgess
Hometown: Shirley
Major: Rehabilitation Science and Psychology
Parents: Michelle and Todd Burgess

Daniel Childers
Hometown: Russellville
Graduate Program: Health Informatics
Parents: Janet Hudson and Donnal Hudson

Ruby Dean
Hometown: Muldrow, Okla.
Graduate Program: Educational Leadership
Parent: The late Ruby Cox and the late James Cox

Grace Driver
Hometown: Garland, Texas
Graduate Program: Student Affairs Administration
Parents: Kelly and Mark Driver

Jersie Few
Hometown: Waterloo, Ill.
Major: Spanish Education
Parents: Steven Few and Connie Few

Kaylee Freeman
Hometown: Russellville
Major: Biology
Parent: Kara Rohr

Cymber Henderson
Hometown: Siloam Springs
Major: Professional Studies
Parents: Troy Henderson and Charlotte Henderson

Morgan Hitt
Hometown: Hot Springs
Major: Digital Marketing
Parents: Lena and Danny Hitt

Maddi Holloway
Hometown: Alma
Major: English
Parents: Regina and Glen Holloway

Jayli Holt
Hometown: Russellville
Major: Rehabilitation Science
Parents: Niki and Nate Schwartz; Jason Harrison

Anselm Ibeh
Hometown: Obowo, Nigeria
Graduate Program: Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Parents: Everestus Ibeh and Margaret Ibeh

Sara Jackson
Hometown: Hartford
Major: Agriculture Business (animal science option)
Parents: Lisa and Roger Jackson

Macie Johnson
Hometown: Bauxite
Major: Political Science
Parents: Melody and Stephen Johnson

Gannon Keddie
Hometown: Greenwood
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Parents: Marka and Eric Keddie

Trey Keddie
Hometown: Greenwood
Major: Marketing Strategy
Parents: Marka and Eric Keddie

Melissa Kennedy
Hometown: Hot Springs
Major: Digital Marketing
Parent: Aaron Sexton

Claire Kerr
Hometown: Kingfisher, Okla.
Graduate Program: Student Affairs Administration
Parents: Angela and Richard Kerr

Billy Lindsey
Hometown: Clarksville
Major: Health and Physical Education
Parents: Kelly Muldoon and Eddie Lindsey

Megan McGinnis
Hometown: Van Buren
Major: Psychology and Music
Parents: Leigh and Steven McGinnis

Shayla Miller
Hometown: Nashville
Major: Digital Marketing
Parents: Becke and Bobby Miller

Diana Nava
Hometown: Russellville
Major: Biology (biomedical option)
Parents: Marcelina Nava and Juan Morales

Shelby Newsom
Hometown: Russellville
Major: Business Education
Parents: Becky and Rusty Nichols
Fiancé: Quinton Thornton

Kaylin Parker
Hometown: Star City
Major: Electrical Engineering (biomedical option)
Parents: Rachel Ka Hing Parker and David Parker

Amber Parnell
Hometown: Sterlington, La.
Major: Biology (biomedical option)
Parents: Katherine and Richard Parnell

Heather Proctor
Hometown: Hector
Major: Health Information Management
Parents: Christie and Dale Proctor

Brittany Shannon
Hometown: Clinton
Major: Digital Marketing
Parents: Laura and Danny Shannon

Sarah Smith
Hometown: Rogers
Major: Music Education
Parents: Mark Smith and Karen Highfill

Zoe Stokes
Hometown: Dardanelle
Major: Middle Level Education
Parents: Kristy and Cody Davis; Traci and Shannon Stokes

Harold Stover
Hometown: Mount Ida
Major: Music Education
Parents: Yvonne Stover and the late Harvey Stover

Elizabeth Turner
Hometown: Charleston
Major: Graphic Design
Parents: Amy and Tom Turner

Gerardo Urdaneta Rincon
Hometown: Maracaibo, Venezuela
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Parents: Marly and Mario Urdaneta

Glendon VanSandt
Hometown: Kansas, Okla.
Major: Recreation and Park Administration (natural resources option)
Parents: Andrea VanSandt and David VanSandt

Kaitlynn Vue
Hometown: Rogers
Major: Digital Marketing
Parent: Koula Vang

Kaitlyn Wright
Hometown: Camden
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Parents: Sandi and Tim Wright

Hanyang Zhang
Hometown: Guangzhou, China
Major: Business Data Analytics
Parents: Wenxiao Zhang and Shumei Liu