Two students from Laurel have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.
The students are as follows:
· Robert Hamrick, a communication studies major, is the son of Mike and Debbi Hamrick. He is a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, Eagle Connection and Golden Eagle Welcome Week crew. Among his campus activities he is also a Leadership Ambassador and Honors College Ambassador.
· Kristen Benigno, a communication studies major, is the daughter of Chuck and Gina Benigno. She is a member of Kappa Delta sorority, the Student Government Association, Eagle Connection, Golden Eagle Welcome Week Crew, College Republicans and the Communication Studies Association.
There were 40 students at Southern Miss selected for this prestige award. Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities is the highest award the academic community bestows. Students are chosen based on the following criteria: grade point average, community involvement, future leadership ability and/or potential and participation and leadership within school organizations and extracurricular activities.