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Two students from Laurel have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The students are as follows:

·         Robert Hamrick, a communication studies major, is the son of Mike and Debbi Hamrick. He is a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, Eagle Connection and Golden Eagle Welcome Week crew. Among his campus activities he is also a Leadership Ambassador and Honors College Ambassador.

Lacey Blankenship of Jackson, Ala., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Blankenship, a biology licensure, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Blankenship. She is a member of the Baptist Student Union Leadership Team, Legacy Board, Leadership Executive Team, Eagle Connection and Delta Gamma Sorority. Among her campus activities she is also president of The Legacy and head mascot.   

Six students from the Jackson area have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The students are as follows:

Madison

Eight students from the Hattiesburg area have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The students are as follows:

Hattiesburg

·         Amy Artmann, a communication studies major, is the daughter of Tommy and Paula Artmann. She is a member of Southern Style, the Leadership Executive Team, Speech Communication Association and the Student Government Association. 

Christina Gladney of Grenada, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Four students from the Coast have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The students are as follows:

Long Beach

Rebekah Duckworth of Clinton, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Duckworth, a communication studies major, is the daughter of Billy and Betsye Duckworth. She is currently Miss University of Southern Mississippi.  She is a member of The Legacy, the Student Government Association, Kappa Delta Sorority and the Communication Studies Association. 

Andreakia Junearick of Cleveland, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Junearick, a psychology major, is the daughter of Carolyn Junearick. She is a member of Psi Chi Honor Society and Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.  Among her campus activities she is also chaplain of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and vice president for the Relay for Life Committee. 

Amy Gemelli of Bay St. Louis, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Gemelli, an architectural engineering major, is the daughter of Mike and Lori Gemelli. She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority, National Association of Homebuilders, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, University Activities Council and Diamond Darlings.  She also serves as an Honors College Ambassador. 

Jennie Thomas of Batesville, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

University of Southern Mississippi student Amolie LeAnn Egloff of Diamondhead, Miss., a junior majoring in history and with a minor in political science, has accepted a summer internship with U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker(R-Miss.) in Washington, D.C.

Six University of Southern Mississippi students from the Mobile area have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Spanish Fort

  • Nikki Snellman, a sophomore elementary/special education major, is the daughter of Dale Snellman of Dauphin Island, Ala., and Michelle and Gavin Dixon of Spanish Fort, Ala. She serves as social chair for Chi Omega sorority and is a recruiter for the Southern Miss football office.

Semmes

Three University of Southern Mississippi students from the Madison County area have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Madison

Ten University of Southern Mississippi students from the Jackson area have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Madison

Two University of Southern Mississippi students from the Coast have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Gulfport

Laney Phillips of Florence, Miss., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Phillips, a sophomore nursing major, is the daughter of Scott and Sandi Phillips.  She is vice president of finance for Delta Delta Delta sorority. 

Carmen Hall of Pace, Fla., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Hall, a junior biological science major, is the daughter of Kenneth Hall, Sr., of Pearl, Miss., and Denita Williams of Pace, Fla. She is a member of the African American Student Organization, Southern Miss Activities Council, Campus Civitian and the Student Government Association. 

Kimberly Gaddis of Meridian, Miss., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Gaddis, a junior political science major, is the daughter of Keith Gaddis of Meridian and Melanie and Dennis Reed of Meridian.  She is an Honor’s College Ambassador, secretary of Eagle Connection and a member of Delta Gamma sorority. 

Shawn Blanchard of Liberty, Miss., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Blanchard, a junior exercise science major, is the son of Kenneth and Angie Blanchard.  He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, Campus Crusades for Christ and serves as Freshman Associates Advisor. 

Erick Brown of Columbus, Miss., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Brown, a junior sociology major, is the son of James and Regina Brown. 

Southern Style is a highly selective group of student leaders who serve as official hosts and hostesses for Southern Miss. Students are chosen each year through a three-phase selection process. One of the main responsibilities of Southern Style members is to serve as orientation leaders during the summer.

Austin Jackson of Clinton, Miss., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Jackson, a sophomore English major, is the son of Alfred and Vivian Jackson.  He is a member of the Student Government Association and serves as a Leadership Ambassador.

Two University of Southern Mississippi students from the Amite County area have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Liberty

  • Shawn Blanchard, a junior exercise physiology major, is the son of Kenneth and Angie Blanchard. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, Campus Crusades for Christ and serves as Freshman Associates Advisor.

Summit

The Alpha Delta chapter of Lambda Sigma at The University of Southern Mississippi was one of two chapters from across the country selected as Outstanding Chapters of the year at the Presidents Conference held at Louisiana Tech University during the fall 2010 semester.

A different type of hurricane warning was in effect when a team of Poplarville High School students blew away its competition in the annual Hurricane Bowl contest at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs, Miss.