Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-11-29


Fourteen Samford University students were selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. 

Students are chosen for Who’s Who on the basis of academic achievement, community service, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

This year’s Samford honorees, all seniors, are: 

Stephen Bailey, a chemistry major from Tampa, Fla.

Allison Crandall, an education major from Maryville, Tenn.

Jessica Cunningham, a political science major from Nashville, Tenn.

Sam Dickerson, an accounting major from Booneville, Miss.

Chris Fite, a history major from Decatur, Ala.

Dan Hall, a sport administration major from Madison, Miss.

Madison Hall, a history major from Birmingham.

Rich Havard, a religion major from Gloster, Miss.

Molly Elizabeth Jones, a journalism/mass commulnication major from Greeneville, Tenn.

Megan Lacy, a religion major from Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Brittany Ross, an accounting major from Brentwood, Tenn.

Kendall Shelton, an entrepreneurship major from Reform, Ala.

Nicole Williams, a sociology major from Madison, Ala.

Lauren Elizabeth Womack, a journalism/mass communication major from Spanish Fort, Ala.


Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.