Two students from Picayune 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:
· Kyle Nixon, a psychology major, is the son of Rose Nixon. He is a member of Southern Style, Student Government Association, The Legacy, Southern Miss Creed team, and Golden Eagle Welcome Week crew. Among his campus activities he is also senator of the College of Education and Psychology and vice president and charter member of Student United Way.
· Kasey Mitchell, a management major, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mitchell. She is a member of Eagle Connection and Southern Miss Activities Council. Among her campus activities she is also president of the Student Government Association, president of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women and vice president of community service and scholarship and awards for Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity.
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.