Paul Richardson of Koshkonong, and Rebecca Haley of Thayer, were recently named to the 2006 "Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges." Both attend Missouri State University-West Plains.
Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory included the students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.
They join an elite group of students from more than 1,000 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign nations.
Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.
Missouri State-West Plains is the two-year open admissions campus of the Missouri State University System. Missouri State-West Plains is a teaching and learning institution providing quality post-secondary educational opportunities to the communities it serves through the offering of associate degrees, certificate programs, and non-credit educational programs, and by serving as a delivery site for bachelor's and master's degrees offered by Missouri State University in Springfield.