April 17, 2012 (Jackson) - Belhaven seniors who characterize academic excellence, campus leadership and participation were awarded the prestigious honor of being listed in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Every year, faculty members on the committee board for Who’s Who decide which students show the qualities that Belhaven believes are important in a student’s development. When nominating students, faculty also look for students that show potential for future achievements and those who serve their community and Belhaven.

The following winners of the 2011-2012 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities were first announced at the 2012 Honors Convocation on April 10:

Abriana Bethany Ahern
Jessica Akiona
Janelle Lynn Asher
Jacqueline Marie Bateman
Christopher K. Bonner
Shellie Louise Brown
Kristen Melody Callahan
Peter Benjamin Davis
Benjamin Andrew Gipson
Hannah Lindsay Johnson
Allison Noelle Kalehoff
Rachel Leigh Kurtz
Matthew Stephen LaValley
Kayla Rene’ Maldonado
Mary Mittwede
Aubry Ann Myers
Grace Jael Owens
Jessica Lauren Polson
Lauren Julia Pratt
Jacob Anderson Rowan
Erik Coleman Sampson
Joanna Ien-xin Tan
Barbara Stone Taylor
Isaiah Tolo
Abigail Erin Wiggins
Jennifer Becker
Melanie Sara Carrera-Garcia
Fredrick Lewis Clark, Sr.
Gary DeBose
Monica Lynn Donaldson
William Glenn Dunaway
Martha Green
Rhonda Green
Brenda Herring
Anthony Holt
Caryn Lynn Hulett
Bridgette Jackson
Giles Meacham
Brett Joshua Merrill
Debra Moore
Deonchental Moore
Curtis McAfee
JoAnna Renee McClanahan
Janice M. Roberson
Yvonne P. Stephenson
Mindy Tunell
Stephanie Michelle Vaughn

Belhaven stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.