29 students named to ‘Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges’


Twenty-nine New River Community College students were named to “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” These students were recognized at the recent President’s Awards Ceremony at NRCC in Dublin.

Floyd County: Elisabeth Baker-Adamo, Nicole Conner, Travis Cox and Rochelle Livingston; Giles County: Suzanne de Rooy, Patrick Hahnlen and Ammon Miller; Montgomery County: Robert Latham, Bogdan Lishchynskiy, Jeffrey Merola, Jordan Perfater, Jessica Portelli, Sonya Shelor, Zachery Smith, Jesse Spencer and Lauren Woodcock; Pulaski County: Christopher Robertson, Nathan Shupe, Tiffany Smith, William Smith, Kevin Tremblay and Ryan Umberger and Radford: Rebecca Beaver, Justin Dalton and Dana Draughn.

In order to be named to Who’s Who, students must have a 3.5 or higher GPA, have completed 30 semester credits or more at NRCC or another Virginia community college, and are currently enrolled at NRCC in a two-year curriculum. Additionally, these students have provided service to the community and leadership in extracurricular activities. They are named to Who’s Who only once while at NRCC.

— Submitted by Kelly Kaiser