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Kalee Haywood selected as outstanding student among Who's Who recipients


Kalee Haywood, a senior English major from Piggott, has been selected as the outstanding recipient among the group representing Arkansas State University in Who’s Who Among Students for 2011.

Haywood, who plans to graduate in May 2012, was recognized at an awards ceremony at ASU where she received a $500 award sponsored by Crews and Associates, an investment banking firm in Little Rock.

She has numerous academic honors and organizations to her name including receiving a Chancellor’s Scholarship, making the Chancellor’s list every semester she’s attended ASU, a member of Phi Kappa Phi and the Golden Key honor societies and the National Society of Collegiate Scholarships.

Haywood also serves as the treasurer for ASU’s Pre-Law Club, was a two-time Honors Ambassador for the Honors College Association. A member of the ASU Moot Court Team, she also holds membership in Delta Epsilon Iota Honors Society and the ASU Literary Society.

Among her extracurricular activities, Haywood serves as the philanthropy coordinator for Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, is a Chancellor’s Ambassador, a member of the Student Activities Board and an orientation leader at ASU in 2010.

She also served as a photographer for WolfTracks Yearbook for three consecutive years.

A tireless volunteer, Haywood has worked with multiple fundraising projects, the 2010 Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome; Up To Dawn which unites students, staff and campus communities with the goal to end childhood cancer. Students help raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through a variety of activities; the 2011 Cerebral Palsy Telethon and the 2010 Miracle Rodeo. The Miracle Rodeo is held each year for children and adults with special needs.

Following graduation from ASU, Haywood plans to begin law school in Little Rock in the fall of 2012 and study civil, business or international law.

She is the daughter of Rick and Donna Haywood of Piggott.

Here is a list of all ASU Who’s Who members:

Allison Gibbs of Lonoke, Amanda Storm of Mountain Home, Amy Copeland of Jonesboro, Andrew Peters of Marion, Andrew Todd of Fort Smith, Annie Robinson of Jonesboro, Ashdon Floyd of Brinkley, Ashlee Christian of Alexander, Brittany Bailey of Jonesboro, Candi Biggers of Jonesboro, Clayton Preston of Jonesboro, Courtney Bolin of Monticello, Erin Flagg of Manila, Gabriel Hudson Nkotagu of Jonesboro, Grant Cable of Bernie, Mo., Haley Johnson of Paragould, John Tilley of Monticello, Jon Calhoun of Corning, Justin Dupree if Ulm, Kenneth Thompson of Jonesboro.

Krishna Bista of Jonesboro, Krista Rice of Jonesboro, Kristen Dorsey of Bryant, Kyle Hardy of Collierville, Tenn., Lauren Henderson of Jonesboro, Leslie Paige of Jonesboro, Mallory Everett of Wynne, Matthew Ryan of Newark, Megan Davis of Lonoke, Megan Fowler of Jonesboro, Miranda Shea of Jonesboro, Molly Bryson of Jonesboro, Morgan Crain of Trumann, Neena Viel of Jonesboro, Rachel Purtee of Jonesboro, Raven Herton of Jonesboro, Shandelle Hyde of Paragould, Sierra Burris of Piggott, Stacey Spivey of Benton, Tiffany Weaver of Holcomb, Mo., William Weaver of Jonesboro, and William Beasley of Harrisburg.


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