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BLUEFIELD COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO WHO’S WHO

by | Jun 29, 2010

Forty-three Bluefield College students have been selected to be included the 2010 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
The 43 students were nominated by Bluefield College faculty and selected by Who’s Who editors to appear in the annual publication of outstanding college students.
They were selected based on academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for continued success, and they join a select group of scholars from more than 2,300 universities and colleges across the United States and in several foreign countries.
The Bluefield College students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2010 include:
Lloyd Belcher, Forest, VA
Michael Berry, Fredericksburg, VA
Meredith Black, Max Meadows, VA
Jennifer Bohannan, Merrimack, NH
Randy Bonds, Christiansburg, VA
Jeana Church, Ovapa, WV
Angela Cox, Hillsville, VA
Carla Cox, Fredericksburg, VA
Luke Davis, Mobjack, VA
Amanda Davis, Tazewell, VA
Sunni Dunford, Pulaski, VA
Karen Emanuelson, Roanoke, VA
Jerry Frech, Rhoadesville, VA
Dana Frech, Rhoadesville, VA
Brittany Garton, Gordonsville, VA
George Glazner, Chesapeake, VA
Debra Hawkins, Crockett, VA
Marla Mundy Hayes, Christiansburg, VA
Stephanie Helbert, Wytheville, VA
Paul Holland, Glen Allen, VA
Joseph Johnson, Tazewell, VA
Jacob Johnson, Tazewell, VA
Celia Jones, Brookneal, VA
Keri Joyce, Cedar Bluff, VA
Caleigh Keith, Vinton, VA
Sara Kiser, Maxie, VA
Emily Minter, King George, VA
Sarah Mota, Brownsville, TX
Rachel Price, Bluefield, VA
Lawrence Reinhold, Portsmouth, VA
Tabatha Robins, North Tazewell, VA
Evan Sherman, Newport, PA
Donna Spangler, Floyd, VA
Samantha Sturgill, Chilhowie, VA
Kelly Thompson, Cloverdale, VA
John Venuti, Richmond, VA
Brenda Watson, Christiansburg, VA
Alyssa Weddle, Laurel Fork, VA
Tonya White, Pageton, WV
Debbie Whorley, Roanoke, VA
Janet Williams, Pulaski, VA
Kara Woodward, Bluefield, WV
Danielle Workman, Princeton, WV.
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