Mary Monks of Pachuta, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.
Monks, a forensic science major, is the daughter of Andrew Monks and Linda Monks. She is a member of Eagle Connection, the Forensic Science Society and the Student Government Association. She also served on Southern Style and was a Golden Eagle Welcome Week group leader.
Monks was one of 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.