Quartet of ATU Grads Tabbed Tradition Keepers

Tradition Keepers Fall 2021
Arkansas Tech University fall 2021 graduates (from left-to-right) Maliya Johnson, Piper Orio-Dettling, Brynn Simmons and Asia Smoke are ATU Tradition Keepers.

Fall 2021 Arkansas Tech University graduates Maliya Johnson of Russellville, Piper Orio-Dettling of Hector, Brynn Simmons of Paris and Asia Smoke of Hot Springs have earned the ATU Tradition Keeper designation.

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.

Fall 2021 commencement at ATU is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 11.

Learn more about the ATU Tradition Keeper program at https://bit.ly/3jc4CRQ.