Arkansas Tech University alumna Mary Wood was named the outstanding leader of the 2010 Leadership Russellville Class. She was recognized with the award during the recent Leadership Russellville graduation during the First Friday Luncheon earlier this month.
Wood, a 1998 Arkansas Tech graduate, is employed by the National Forest Service.
Leadership Russellville is a program of the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce and is designed to “identify, educate, and motivate potential community leaders to become involved in the future of the community by addressing the realities, opportunities, and challenges of the community.”
Each year, Leadership Russellville participants learn about the community and complete a service project over the course of several months.
The 2010 Leadership Russellville Class partnered with the Russellville Fire Department to raise awareness about the importance of smoke alarms.
The following Arkansas Tech alumni were also members of the 2010 Leadership Russellville Class:
- Madelyn Ginsberg
- Dusty Hampton
- Carrie Harris Phillips
- Donny Rogers
- Allison Smedley
- Robert Veach
Additionally, Misty Housley, Jason Oliver and Syr Johnathan Duncan were also class participants.