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|Shorter University students named to Who's Who
May 16, 2012 - Six students from Shorter University have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders according to the 2010-2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.
Shorter University students receiving this honor include:
Cheryl Culp, senior general studies major from Rome; Angela Brown, senior general studies major from Dalton; Jocelyn Tow, senior early childhood education major from Calhoun; Ian Freyberg, senior masters of business administration major from Rome; Nardis Walker, senior masters of business administration major from Savannah; and Nugroho, senioraccounting major from Sawahlunto, Indonesia.
Cheryl Culp was the Student Government Association president while at Shorter and was also involved in the Alpha Chi Honor Society, as well as a Resident Assistant, Shorter Orientation Staff Coordinator, a Miss Shorter University Pageant Participant, a Peer Mentor and a member of the Shorter Relations Society, Fitton Activities Board and Zeta Tau Alpha. Culp was also involved in the community as the Sexual Assault CenterVolunteer and Intern, Sexual Assault Awareness Month Planning Committee member, West Rome Baptist Church Preschool Ministry volunteer, and New Missions Adopt a Child Program volunteer. Culp is the daughter of David and Millie Culp.
Angela Brown was in the Student Government Association and was the Student Body President and Senator while involved. Brown was also involved with Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority as the Activities Chair, Judicial Chair and Treasurer; Fitton Activities Board as the Off-Campus coordinator; Panhellenic Executive Council as Treasurer and Vice President of Judicial; Northwest Georgia Leadership Crescent Program; Hill Climbers Leadership Program; Resident Assistant; and Student Life student worker. In the community, Brown was a Victim Witness Intern for the District Attorney’s Office, was involved with West Rome Baptist Church by being on the College Leadership Team and Preschool Ministry, was a Youth for Christ mentor, and served as a March of Dimes Race Worker in Dalton, Georgia. Brown is the daughter of Jessie and Roberta Nicholson.
Jocelyn Tow was a member of Hill Climbers Leadership Program, was a Peer Mentor for incoming freshmen students, was the President of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, and represented Alpha Chi at the national convention in San Diego, California in the spring of 2011, where she presented her study on “Gender Differences in the Classroom.” She also presented at a Celebrate Shorter Symposia Session in 2011. Tow was also involved with Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Epsilon SigmaChristian Sorority, and was a Senior Homecoming Court Representative. In the community, Tow is a member of South Calhoun Baptist Church and is a children’s church director. Tow is the daughter of Barry and Jackie Tow.
Ian Freyberg works in Shorter’s Financial Aid Office as the Enrollment Compliance Coordinator. He is a member of Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society, volunteered at Celebrate Shorter, and is a supporter of the Arts College as well as Shorter’s growing athletic programs. This past year, Freyberg participated actively in his son’s last year at Darlington School, supporting his sports teams and college search. Freyberg’s family was a host home to a student from Cologne, Germany, and they also acted as host parents to a boarding student from Munich, Germany. Freyberg is the son of Walther and Dona Freyberg.
Nardis Walker is currently a Shorter University Football Graduate Assistant. Walker participates in the community by mentoring students at local schools. He is the son of Bernard and Cynthia Walker.
Nugroho was actively involved on campus by being the president of Shorter University International Society, office assistance in the Student Life Office, an intern at the Business Office, a student worker and assistant coach of Cross Country, as well as the manager of website contentdevelopment and online radio announcer for Radio PPI Dunia. In the community, Nugroho helped with the Rome International Festival as well as Boys and Girls Club Kids’ Day in Rome, Georgia, as well as volunteered at the Job Fair and Health Fair on campus. Nugroho is the son of Wakiran and Subaimi.
Written by student writer: Hillary Crunk
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