By Kayla M Sutter
Thirteen students from East Stroudsburg University have been selected as national outstanding leaders.
These students will be featured in the 2017 publication of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”
Selected by the campus nominating committee and the editors of the annual Who’s Who directory, these students were recognized based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.
The ESU students being honored this year are:
– Theresa Chey, a junior majoring in business management from Lebanon, Pa.
– Samantha DeVivo, a junior majoring in marine science from Stroudsburg, Pa.
– Ashley Gungor, a junior majoring in early childhood and special education from Glen Cove, N.Y.
– Ashlyn Jackson, a junior majoring in biology from Harrisburg, Pa.
– Hayley Jackson, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders from Bath, Pa.
– Abigail Kaspszyk, a junior majoring in psychology from Kunkletown, Pa.
– Abigail Possinger, a senior majoring in communication sciences and disorders from Effort, Pa.
– Jordan Ruby, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders from Scranton, Pa.
– Emma Skilton, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders and theatre from Townsend, Del.
– Mathilde Tank-Munier, a graduate student studying political science from Stroudsburg, Pa.
– Tammy Tuckey, a junior majoring in business management from Ambler, Pa.
– Rosa Veliky, a junior majoring in digital media technologies from Harrisburg, Pa.
– Samantha Weston, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders from Philadelphia, Pa.
“Being selected for Who’s Who is something I am very proud of. I do my best to give back to the community, make my parents proud and change the lives around me for the better. Being honored is a great accomplishment for myself and I cannot thank everyone enough for the selection and the support!” award recipient Samantha DeVivo explained.
“I feel deeply grateful and blessed to have been honored for such award. I seriously wouldn’t have done so if it wasn’t for my director Daria Wielebinski. I will make sure I continue to set the example and live the way of the warrior,” said award recipient Theresa Chey.
The thirteen ESU students join an elite group of students selected from more than 1,000 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign counties. Such outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since first published in 1934.
For over 80 years, the publication “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” has honored outstanding campus leaders for their scholastic, leadership and community achievements.
“I am extremely grateful to be receiving this honor. I enjoy every organization I am apart of and aim to continue to do my best to participate in leadership opportunities,” says award winner Abigail Possinger.
“Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” has become one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors programs in the nation. For the students, the honor of receiving a nomination marks a pinnacle of scholastic achievement.
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