Seventy-one students from the area are included in the 35th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 2000-01.
Local students include: Steven M. Ballow, Charlie P. Hall, Daniel Hunt, Katie E. Plumlee, Tiffany R. Branscum, Leslie L. Haney, Justin A. Lowe and Tonia K. Spurlock, all of Ash Flat; Laura Gaskins, Eric W. Small and Rachel Higginbotham, all of Horseshoe Bend; Brittiney Eaddy and Takara S. Long, both of Brockwell; Katie Beebe, Christopher Brandon, Carrie Gillpatrick, Jessica Jones, Kari Killinger, Jennifer M. Moody, Regina Smith, David Belken, Charles B. Csiszer, Matthew Jenkins, Amy Kemp, Kontney B. Langston and Joy Moss, all of Calico Rock; Miranda D. Brown and Wyatt A. Smith, both of Camp; Matt Jeffery of Franklin; Erica Hall and Garrett Kissinger of Glencoe; Corey L. Emerson and Ashlee L. Terrill, both of Henderson; Deedra Adkisson, Nicole E. Brown, Tyler Cooper, Violet L. Frey, James A. Miller, Kristin M. Montgomery, Lillian A. Roberts, Shannon R. Brooks, Dusty P. Cooper, Amanda G. Dunn, Travis L. McGraw, Jennifer N. Moise, Denise A. Roberts and Tommy Willhite, all of Melbourne; Jason W. Brown, Amy Fulbright, Brent Tyson, Erin A. Younger, Ona N. Brown, Jessica Knight and Robby D. Webb, all of Mount Pleasant; Morgan B. Hawkins and Brandon A. Stapleton, both of Oxford; Kasey Seay and Joshua D. Martin, both of Poughkeepsie; Alauna D. Wolfe of Sage; Luke Barker, Lindsey Brown, Samantha N. Garland, Crystal Lybolt, Kristal F. Moran, Sarah E. Simer, Randi Sublett, Stephanie Barker, Sara Criss, Jennifer R. Innis, Jodi McCollum, Brooke Ninemire, Randle D. Slagley and Amy Winberry, all of Salem; Heather Bergman, Jill Doucet, Mitchal Majors, Lauren Burch, Brandon H. Harber and Mandy Roper, all of Viola; Krista Guthrie and Katrina K. McLaughlin, both of Violet Hill; and Illiene M. Anders, Derick A. Baldridge, Robyn A. Brown, Shelby N. Daughhetee, Nicole L. Earls, Chad M. Huckabee, Christina L. Armstead, Adam C. Brown, Rebekah D. Crone, Marcie L. Earls, Morgan Haney, Amanda L. Johnson, Tyesa R. Koch, Heather Markway, Ashley A. Nickels, Lacee M. Roper, Jennifer M. Tate, Wesley Whiteside, Jenifer Lundrey, John M. Murphy, Shawna M. Reid, Shannah M. Sims, and Jessica R. Walsh, all of Mammoth Spring.Who's Who, published by Educational Communications Inc. of Lake Forest, Ill., is the largest recognition program and publication in the nation honoring high achieving high school students. Students are nominated by high school principals and guidance counselors, national youth organizations, churches and educational organizations based upon students' academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities. Traditionally 99 percent of Who's Who students have a grade point average of a "B" or better and 97 percent are college bound.
Who's Who students also compete for $200,000 in scholarship awards and participate in the publication's Annual Survey of High Achievers, an annual opinion poll of teen attitudes