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Thirty-Two From Tech Named Who’s Who

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Thirty-two representatives from Arkansas Tech University have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”

Below is information about all 32 of the Arkansas Tech “Who’s Who” representatives for 2016, listed alphabetically (classification and hometown in parentheses):

Haven Brock (Junior, Haskell)

Haven Brock captured the 2015 Miss Arkansas Tech University title. She has served as an officer for Phi Mu.

Brock is the daughter of Casson and Eric Brock. She will graduate from Arkansas Tech with a degree in early childhood education in spring 2017.

Terrionna Brockman (Senior, Morrilton)

Terrionna Brockman has served as historian for the African American Student Association and as a mentor for the Global Connect program at Arkansas Tech. She has utilized her graphic design skills for the benefit of the Office of Campus Life.

Daughter of LaVette Chambers, Brockman will graduate from Arkansas Tech in spring 2016 with a degree in graphic design and a minor in Spanish.

Hayden Carlton (Senior, Lamar)

Hayden Carlton earned one letter as a member of the Arkansas Tech football program. He was voted 2015 residence hall president of the year and 2015 Residence Hall Association member of the year at Tech. He also holds membership in the National Residence Hall Honorary.

Carlton’s parents are Debbie and John Carlton. He will graduate with degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear technology in fall 2016.

Toni Cody (Senior, Sulphur Springs, Texas)

Toni Cody has been active in Collegiate Middle Level Association, Cru campus ministry and intramural sports during her time as an Arkansas Tech student. She has served as a freshman orientation leader and an ambassador for the College of Education. Cody was elected to the Arkansas Tech Homecoming court in 2015.

Amber and Stuart Cody are her parents. Cody will graduate from Tech in spring 2016 with a degree in middle level education and specialization in math and science.

Allison Congleton (Senior, Sheridan)

Allison Congleton served as president and vice president of the Student Nurses Association during her time as an Arkansas Tech student. She also gained membership in Sigma Theta Tau International.

Congleton’s parents are Debbie Lamont and Lee Congleton. She graduated in fall 2015 with a degree in nursing.

Caitlin Dean (Senior, Bentonville)

Caitlin Dean has held membership in Student Government Association, Anthropology Club, Campus Environmental Coalition, Nutt Hall government, Residence Hall Association, LEAD Academy, Presidential Leadership Cabinet, Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Student National Education Association and Because We Can at Arkansas Tech.

Daughter of Brenda and Doug Dean, Dean will graduate from Arkansas Tech in fall 2016 with an early childhood education degree.

Luke Dooly (Senior, Charleston)

Luke Dooly has served as vice president for Resident Assistant Council and historian for Alpha Tau Omega at Arkansas Tech. He has also been active in Student Government Association while working as a resident director and resident assistant.

Dooly is the son of Terri and Lane Dooly. He will graduate with a degree in economics and finance in spring 2016.

Leslie Dunmire (Senior, Greenwood)

Leslie Dunmire’s campus involvement has included service to Presidential Leadership Cabinet and acting as vice president for the Pre-Medical Club. A member of the University Honors program at Arkansas Tech, Dunmire has been a student worker for the Office of Student Services, the Office of Student Success and the Department of Biology.

Judy and Jay Dunmire are her parents. Dunmire will graduate in spring 2016 with a degree in biology with the biomedical option.

Morgan Earp (Senior, Van Buren)

Morgan Earp has held leadership positions with Young Democrats (president), Caraway and Tucker Hall governments (president) and Alpha Sigma Tau (director of fundraising). Earp has volunteered through Constitution Day, Student Activities Board and Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk at Arkansas Tech. She has worked as a resident assistant, student worker in the Department of History and Political Science and caller for the Arkansas Tech Foundation phonathon.

Earp is the daughter of Jenni Earp. She will graduate with a degree in political science in spring 2016.

Dylan Edgell (Senior, Pottsville)

Dylan Edgell has been president of Enactus and vice president of Greek affairs at Arkansas Tech. He has held membership in Presidential Leadership Cabinet, Alpha Tau Omega, Pre-Med Club, Student Government Association and Campus Environmental Coalition. Edgell is a student worker in the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center.

Son of Dawn and Doug Edgell, he will graduate from Arkansas Tech in spring 2016 with a double major of management and marketing and economics and finance.

Tyler Emerson (Senior, Sheridan)

Tyler Emerson has provided leadership for Red Cross on Campus and the International Association of Emergency Management chapter at Arkansas Tech as vice president for both organizations. Emerson is coordinator for the Public Safety Cadets program on campus. He has also held membership in Pi Kappa Alpha, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and he has been a student worker in the Arkansas Tech Office of Administration and Finance.

Emerson’s parents are Toni and Dennis Emerson. He will graduate with a degree in emergency management in spring 2016.

Elvys Ferrufino (Junior, Dardanelle)

Elvys Ferrufino is chairman of the TRIO Alumni Association at Arkansas Tech and vice president for Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society. He has worked on campus as a summer ambassador, freshman orientation leader, teacher assistant in the Department of Biology and mathematics tutor in the Office of Student Success. He has volunteered with Wesley Foundation and its Age-to-Age program.

Ferrufino is the son of Olga Mejia. He will graduate from Arkansas Tech in spring 2017 with a degree in biology.

Jocelyn Flores (Senior, Fayetteville)

Jocelyn Flores is president of the Hispanic Student Association and vice president of the National Residence Hall Honorary at Arkansas Tech. She serves on the university’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and was invited to serve as a student representative during the 2015-16 strategic planning process at Arkansas Tech. Flores has also been active in Residence Hall Association, Wesley Foundation, Future Leaders in Student Affairs, Resident Assistant Council and Caraway Hall government. She has worked as a resident assistant and a freshman orientation leader.

Flores’ parents are Guadalupe and Raul Flores. She will graduate from Arkansas Tech in fall 2016 with a degree in communication.

Suede Graham (Senior, Clarksville)

Suede Graham is president of Student Activities Board. He has also been active in Alpha Tau Omega, Order of Omega, LEAD Academy, GOLD Cabinet, Presidential Leadership Cabinet and Alternative Spring Break while working on campus as a summer ambassador, freshman orientation leader and resident assistant. He was selected as a NUFP Fellow by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Graham is the son of mother Bobbie Walker, stepfather Craig Walker and father Dale Graham. He will graduate from Tech in spring 2016 with a degree in music.

Evan Gray (Senior, Hector)

Evan Gray has served as external vice president for Pi Kappa Alpha, secretary of public relations for Student Government Association and director of outreach for Greek Programming Board at Arkansas Tech. Gray has held membership in Chi Alpha, Presidential Leadership Cabinet, Student Alumni Association, LEAD Academy and GOLD Cabinet. He has worked on campus as a student worker in the Office of Student Services, a freshman orientation leader and a summer ambassador.

Gray’s parents are Kenny Gray and Stacy Martin. He will receive his degree in hospitality administration in fall 2016.

Chris Hoover (Senior, Van Buren)

Chris Hoover has served as president of the International Association of Emergency Managers and vice president of both Red Cross on Campus and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at Arkansas Tech. He has also been active in Student Government Association, Alpha Chi Honor Society and the Arkansas Tech Pacesetters Committee while fulfilling the role of student worker in the Department of Emergency Management.

Hoover is the son of Kathy Hoover. Summer 2016 is his date of graduation from Tech with a degree in emergency management.

Katie Huff (Senior, Springdale)

Katie Huff earned four letters as a member of the Arkansas Tech Golden Suns volleyball program. She was part of two regular season Great American Conference championships, two postseason GAC titles and two teams that reached the NCAA Division II Tournament. She has served as president of the Arkansas Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the GAC SAAC.

Huff is the daughter of Patty and Jeff Huff. She will graduate with a degree in health and physical education in fall 2016.

Samantha Hurlburt (Senior, Farmington)

Samantha Hurlburt is president of the Collegiate Middle Level Association, vice president for Best Buddies student organization and an ambassador for the College of Education. She has held membership in LEAD Academy, Student Alumni Association and Delta Zeta. She has worked as a freshman orientation leader and volunteered with the Play Unified initiative by Special Olympics of Arkansas.

Charles Hurlburt and Rebecca Hurlburt are her parents. Hurlburt will graduate in spring 2016 with a degree in middle level education.

Kyle Jones (Senior, Russellville)

Kyle Jones has been active in intramural sports, Alpha Chi Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He has worked as a freshman orientation leader and a student worker in the Office of the Registrar.

Jones is the son of Gail Jones. He will receive his wellness science degree in spring 2016.

Taylor Loggins (Senior, Marshall)

Taylor Loggins’ campus involvement has included Student Nurses Association and on-campus work as a summer ambassador and freshman orientation leader.

Debbie and Randy Loggins are his parents. Loggins will graduate from Tech with a degree in nursing in spring 2016.

Dillon Miller (Senior, Rison)

Dillon Miller is president of V Ministry and the Society of Human Resource Management at Arkansas Tech. He holds membership in Athletes in Action and the College of Business Dean’s Leadership Class. He is a former member of the Arkansas Tech baseball team.

Miller’s parents are Youlonda and Brian Miller. He will receive his degree in management and marketing in spring 2016.

Elijah Moreno (Senior, Hot Springs)

Elijah Moreno has served as an officer for Student Activities Board and the Visual Arts Association. He has worked as a resident assistant, student photographer in the Office of University Relations, summer ambassador and freshman orientation leader.

Moreno is the son of Tamme and Eliseo Moreno. He will receive his psychology degree in spring 2016.

Kelsey Nilsen (Senior, Rogers)

Kelsey Nilsen is past president of Phi Mu at Arkansas Tech. She has also participated in College Panhellenic Council, Greek Programming Board, Order of Omega and Wesley Foundation. She was named Arkansas Tech Greek woman of the year in 2015.

Nilsen’s parents are Susan and Eric Nilsen. She will graduate in spring 2016 with a degree in management and marketing.

Tulsi Patel (Senior, Morrilton)

Tulsi Patel is president of the Visual Arts Association at Arkansas Tech. She has also been active in Student Activities Board. Patel has worked as a freshman orientation leader and a student graphic designer in the Office of University Relations.

Patel is the daughter of Alka and Bhavesh Patel. She will earn her graphic design degree in spring 2016.

Ashleigh Pettit (Senior, Mountain Home)

Ashleigh Pettit was president of Delta Zeta and a member of Presidential Leadership Cabinet during her time as an Arkansas Tech student. She was a student worker in the Office of Alumni Relations.

Pettit’s parents are Anita and Doug Pettit. She graduated from Tech in fall 2015 with a degree in psychology.

Xintong Ren (Senior, Nanjing, China)

Xintong Ren is secretary of diversity and inclusion for Arkansas Tech Student Government Association. She is also active in Math Club. She has worked as a tutor and teacher assistant in the Department of Mathematics as well as a student worker in the International and Multicultural Student Services Office.

Ren is the daughter of Ping Wang and Le’an Ren. She will graduate with degrees in computer science and mathematics in spring 2016.

Hailey Robinson (Senior, Okmulgee, Okla.)

Hailey Robinson has served as president of the African American Student Association and chairperson of International Women’s Week events at Arkansas Tech. Robinson has given of her time on the leadership team for Wesley Foundation’s Age-to-Age program. She has worked as a freshman orientation leader and a resident assistant. Robinson was selected as a NUFP Fellow by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and a member of the 2015 Arkansas Tech Homecoming court.

James Robinson and Marsha Robinson are her parents. Robinson will receive degrees in communication and sociology in spring 2016.

Audra Schluterman (Senior, Greenwood)

Audra Schluterman has been active in Student Nurses Association, Student Activities Board and Phi Mu at Arkansas Tech. She has been a resident assistant and a freshman orientation leader.

Schluterman’s parents are Debbie and Randy Schluterman. She will graduate in spring 2016 with a nursing degree.

Zachary Schwartz (Senior, Cedarville)

Zachary Schwartz is secretary of internal affairs for Arkansas Tech Student Government Association. He has also held officer positions with Alpha Tau Omega and Pre-Med Club. He has worked on campus as a resident assistant, teacher assistant and tutor.

Schwartz is the son of Laura and David Schwartz. He will earn his biology degree with a biomedical option in spring 2016.

Emely Sierra (Senior, Danville)

Emely Sierra is treasurer for Enactus and a tutor for Student Support Services at Arkansas Tech. She has also worked on campus as a freshman orientation leader.

Edis and Jose Sierra are her parents. Sierra will graduate with degrees in management and marketing and Spanish in spring 2016.

Bethany Skaggs (Senior, Greenwood)

Bethany Skaggs is serving as president of Arkansas Tech Student Government Association during the spring 2016 semester. She has also been active in College of Business Dean’s Leadership Class, Delta Zeta, Presidential Leadership Cabinet, debate team, University Honors, Anthropology Club, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Order of Omega, Student Activities Board and Nutt Hall government during her time as an Arkansas Tech student.

Skaggs is the daughter of Tina and Kelvin Skaggs. She will receive degrees in management and marketing and economics and finance in fall 2016.

Julia Smith (Senior, Dover)

Julia Smith was president of the TRIO Alumni Society, an officer for Delta Zeta and a member of Because We Can, Psi Chi and Behavioral Sciences Club during her time as an Arkansas Tech student. She also worked as an Upward Bound counselor and tutor, teacher assistant and freshman orientation leader.

Smith’s parents are Melanie and Donald Ragsdale and Stephanie and John Smith. She graduated in fall 2015 with a degree in psychology.