ATU Recognizes Spring 2021 Tradition Keepers

ATU Tradition Keepers Spring 2021
Photographed: (front row, left-to-right) Haley Cox, Halle Woker, Brittney Keys, Carmen Quain, Paris Works; (back row, left-to-right) Alexandria Cisco, Ansley Simmons, Emilee Smith and Katie Pacheco. Not photographed: Greydon Turner and Abigail Altom.

Eleven Arkansas Tech University spring 2021 graduates earned the Tradition Keeper designation.

They are:

  • Abigail Altom of Sherwood
  • Alexandria Cisco of Green Forest
  • Haley Cox of Bentonville
  • Brittney Keys of Dardanelle
  • Katie Pacheco of Garner
  • Carmen Quain of Dover
  • Ansley Simmons of Mena
  • Emilee Smith of Rogers
  • Greydon Turner of Grapevine, Texas
  • Halle Woker of Russellville
  • Paris Works of Bryant

According to the ATU Alumni Association, ATU Tradition Keepers are students who have “maintained the value of the student experience while completing their degree.”

Participation in Arkansas Tech events and organizations, demonstrated leadership and service experience and an authentic affection for Arkansas Tech are among the characteristics present in ATU Tradition Keepers.

Those selected for the honor are awarded green recognition cords to wear at commencement. They also receive special recognition in the commencement ceremony program and the ATU Tradition Keeper designation is reflected on the graduate’s official university transcripts.

Learn more about the ATU Tradition Keeper program at