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Ouachita announces students named to Fall 2021 President’s List


For immediate release 

January 24, 2022 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.—Ouachita Baptist University has named 369 students to its Fall 2021 President’s List. 

To be named to the President’s List, a student must compile a 4.0 grade point average and be classified as a full-time student, with a minimum of 12 academic hours and have no incomplete or failing grade for the semester. 

Ouachita Baptist University, a private liberal arts university, is in its 136th year as a Christ-centered learning community and is ranked the No. 2 “Regional College in the South” by U.S. News & World Report. In Fall 2021, Ouachita recorded its highest enrollment in 55 years and its highest-ever four-year graduation rate for the class of 2021. Learn more about the university’s highly personal approach, reflected in a student/faculty ratio of 13:1, at www.obu.edu.  

The following students are included in the President’s List and are listed in order of hometown: 

Alexander, Ark.—Sarah Wagner 


Allen, Texas—Makeilah Turner 


Amity, Ark.—Rachel Forsythe 


Andover, Kan.—Arista Pitchford 


Arkadelphia, Ark.—Mallorie Carozza, Caroline Derby, Erica Dixon, Sydney Motl, Cole Turner, Mikayla Williams 


Arlington, Texas—Brunson McDonald 


Ash Flat, Ark.—Natalie Moore 


Austin, Ark.—Trey Lamb 


Austin, Texas—Asha Samson 


Batesville, Ark.—Eli Livingston, Zach McClain

Bauxite, Ark.—Allie Bailey, Maddie Bailey, Tuesday Melton


Bedok, Singapore—Gwyneth Hadasa


Beebe, Ark.—Abby Burlison, Celeste Pinkerton


Bella Vista, Ark.—Allison Martin, Victoria Martin


Benton, Ark.—Tehya Hinkson, Addie Chumley, Rylie Davis, Jade Dorman, Gracen Goudy, Emily Greenwell, Wes Guerra, Nicholas Herrington, Annika Jostad, Erin Key, Karlee Kindy, Bryce Krisell, Kloe Parsons, Bailey Redden, Regan Ryan, Sarah Spakes, Katelyn Still, Gary Storment, Mallorie Warner, Veronica West


Bentonville, Ark.—Kelsi Coleman, Natalie Helms, Lacey Pettigrew 

Berryville, Ark.—Abby Thurman

Bismarck, Ark.—Zayne Ashley


Bogota, Columbia—Vanessa Vives


Bolivar, Mo.—MacKenzie Hall


Branch, Ark.—Layton Shaw


Bregenz, Austria—Tobias Fuerschuss


Broken Arrow, Okla.—William Martin


Bryant, Ark.—Ellie Hooten, Cassie Lackey, Jonah Mears


Bumpass, Va.—Alexis Perry


Cabot, Ark.—Kensley Flynn, Abigail Gaddis, Cora Saddler


Camden, Ark.—Halley Bryant, Lucas McCann, Kathryn Totty


Canton, Texas—Rachel New


Caraway, Ark.—Karlee Sanders


Carrollton, Texas—Holli Barger, Maggie Goff, Jeremiah Mainor, Keith Mathews


Cash, Ark.—Lane Dunman


Celeste, Texas—Jessi Bennett


Celina, Texas—Luke Brinkerhoff, Jill Parsons, Ashlyn Vana


Centerton, Ark.—Kalel Langford, Madeline McKay, Abby Moseley


Charleston, Ark.—Anna Hudson


Cherokee Village, Ark.—Joy Covington


Choctaw, Okla.—Abbie Moix


Colorado Springs, Colo.—Ruthie Fox


Columbia, Mo.—Elise Henderson


Conway, Ark.—Ethan Gasaway, Sara Holman, Harry Jeffrey, Candace Moix, Marlie Moix, Abby Morris, Miranda Pettit, Alyssa Rye, Eli Stuart, Cade Swindle, Barrett Troup, Duncan Troup, Chloe Wallace, Joey Whisenhunt, Hope White


Cookville, Texas—Heather Brown


Cord, Ark.—Hayden Childers


Cordova, Tenn.—Pietra Gois Camargo


Crossett, Ark.—Gregory Junior, Karis Staley


Cypress, Texas—Hannah Smith, Erin Strautman


De Kalb, Texas— Kaitlan Kinney, Hope Murphy


Deerfield, Ill.—Emma Firestone


Delight, Ark.—Landen Hill


Denton, Texas—Hannah Hickman


Des Arc, Ark.—Caroline Harris


Donaldson, Ark.—Karigan Beckwith, Dylan Clayton


Edmond, Okla.—Sydney Parker


El Dorado, Ark.—Madilyn Bonsall, Kasey Dumas, Buck McKnight, Kate Vernon


Euless, Texas—Sofia Rizo


Fairfield, Mont.—Jared Smith


Farmington, Ark.—Georgia Richards


Fayetteville, Ark.—Connor Flannigan, Carsten Johnson, Kennedy Johnson, Melvin Kumwenda, Michael Lee, Madison Lovell


Forney, Texas—Cydni Alexander


Fort Smith, Ark.—Macie Cash, Cameron Lewis, Eryn Riley, Marly Welborn, Jael Winterholter, Hope Waid


Fouke, Ark.—May Hyman


Franklin, Texas—Ali May


Fremont, Neb.—Riley Harms


Frisco, Texas—Mackenzie Davis, Erin Russo, Josh Watson, Graca Webster 


Garneton, Zambia—Able Kusaloka

Georgetown, Texas—Chloe Morse, Jackson Pickard

Glenwood, Ark.—Haddon Smead


Greenbrier, Ark.—John Hunter Crum, Melanie Halfacre, Reagan James, Karlee Sutterfield, Addison White

Greenville, Texas—Nicolas Hazlett


Gulfport, Miss.—Elaina McKenzie, Alex Moore


Guthrie, Okla.—Bethany LaTurno


Hampton, Ark.—Lauren Reams


Harrison, Ark.—Lindsey Ward


Haslet, Texas—Kaylie Green


Hawkins, Texas—Isaac Edwards


Heath, Texas—Gracee Drake, Dawson Miller


Heber Springs, Ark.—Jojo Riggs


Hensley, Ark.—Reagann Harper, Kaylee Johnson


Hinton, W.Va.—Mason Campbell


Hope, Ark.—Hannah Lloyd, Matthew Lloyd


Hot Springs, Ark.—Brooks Bell, Andrew Cox, Brandon Dyberg, Madison Easley, Bailey Gibson, Chase Hartsell, Katelyn Hartsell, Lauren McCann, Will Ross

Huntsville, Ala.—Brooks Schrimsher

Huntsville, Ark.—Taylor Marlow

Idabel, Okla.—Lilia Clark, Kaelin Clay, Karigan Clay 

Johannesburg, South Africa—Kelsey Bester

Jonesboro, Ark.—Izzy Baughn, Ashlyn Ham, Noah McCallum, Isabella Owen, Michelle Phillips, Faith VonDran


Junction City, Ark.—Terrell Gibson


Kansas City, Mo.—Courtney Myers


Keller, Texas—Josh Case


Kingsport, Tenn.—Isaac Lawson


Lake Dallas, Texas—Julian Fernandez


Lantana, Texas—Chad Gscheidle


Leola, Ark.—Emilee Webb


Lindale, Texas—Sydni Watts


Little Elm, Texas—Kieran Malmer


Little Rock, Ark.—G. Allen, Madeline Babb, Abby Blankenship, Anna Breeding, Rebekah Chandler, Carter Collins, Josie Collins, Emma Dorsey, Caleb Henry, Katie Henry, Wyatt House, Bailey Hunter, Abigail Jansen, Jessica Johnson, Andrew McDonald, Isaac Nowell, Cody Pallen, John Peyton, Maggie Pinkston, Glenna Ratcliff, Noah Sanders, Taryn Toles, Shelby Tripcony, Rebekah VanNamen, Athen Wilkerson, Carter Wade


Lone Star, Texas—Joshua Sutton


Longview, Texas—Izzi Breaux


Lucas, Texas—Rebecca Holiman


Madison, Miss.—Hannah Rossell


Malvern, Ark.—Kassidy Gray, Josh Spiva


Manchester, Mo.—Lexi Huse


Manila, Ark.—Vivian Pryor


Marshall, Texas—Emily Barton, Jeff McCoy


Maumelle, Ark.—Kinley Deaton, Abbey Moore, Abby Moore, Ashton Price, Allie Sample


McGehee, Ark.—Dayja James


McKinney, Texas—Emilio Garcia, Josilyn Kispert, Sydni Perry, Anna Weyenberg


Melissa, Texas—Bella Blankenship


Memphis, Tenn.—Tylar Haynes, Breanna Watson


Meridian, Miss.—Erica Gaddie


Mesquite, Texas—Maddy Moore


Midland, Texas—Avery Jauz


Midlothian, Texas—Emily Shipman


Minneola, Kan.—Lenna Conard


Monticello, Ark.—Reece Gray


Mount Ida, Ark.—Bailey Martin, Caleb Woodfield


Mount Pleasant, Texas—Olivia Nethercutt


Mountain Home, Ark.—Whit Lawrence, Emily Payne


Mountain Pine, Ark.—Joseph Benson


Munford, Tenn.—Cole Edrington


Murfreesboro, Ark.—Lainie Baxter, Adam Lott


Murphy, Texas—Nati Abeje, Hayley Wolfe


Nacogdoches, Texas—Abigail Powers


Nashville, Tenn.—Lydia Dean, Sarah Dean


Nashville, Ark.—Madi Miller


North Little Rock, Ark.—Ben Morris, Grace Rew, Emma Smith, Kayla Whittington, Hannah Matthews, Briley Thompson


Oak Leaf, Texas—Connor Bjerke


Oklahoma City, Okla.—Angela Staats


Orange, Texas—Chrisleigh Longlois


Paragould, Ark.—Kaitlyn Stoddard, Isabella Wood


Paris, Texas—Hannah Crosswhite, Hannah Tullos


Pearcy, Ark.—Jolie Crane, Noah Smith


Pearland, Texas—Anna Kate Velasquez


Pine Bluff, Ark.—Alex Browning


Pineville, La.—Addie Robertson


Plano, Texas—Emma Anderson, Lauren Bridgeman, Holly Hatcher, Brock Wade 

Poplar Bluff, Mo.—Olivia Crites

Port Arthur, Texas—Callie Jourdan


Porter, Texas—Jacob Cates


Pottsville, Ark.—Emma Gregory


Powderly, Texas—Caroline Smallwood


Prairie Grove, Ark.—Mariah Halbert, Elizabeth Hall


Prattsville, Ark.—Elise Hicks


Prosper, Texas—Taylor Bass, Maegan Royster


Rison, Ark.—Emily Stover


Roanoke, Texas—Scott Gay


Rockwall, Texas—Holden Magee


Rogers, Ark.—Ella Cox, Ashlyn Holt, Ben Inmon, Faith Lymburner, Ben Olatunji


Rosenberg, Texas—Sydney Delgado


Rowlett, Texas—Jacob Smith


Russellville, Ark.—Seth Curl, Kailey May, Avery Stahl


Ruston, La.—Andrew Ellis


Sachse, Texas—Sierra Douglas


Saint Charles, Mo.—Kayla Steinmeyer


San Antonio, Texas—Rachel Sansano


Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, Spain—Alex Blanchar


Searcy, Ark.—Julia Shands


Sheridan, Ark.—Jenna Barnes, Megan Monk


Sherman, Texas—Jackson Lipscomb


Sherwood, Ark.—Randal Ballew, Chassidy Barnes, Brock Bivens, Kirsten Lu


Shreveport, La.—Grace Loftin, Abigail Roberts, Averey Sewell, Tally Turnbow


Siloam Springs, Ark.—Sam Youmans


Spring, Texas—Lindsey Hyde, Mary O’Sullivan, Lacy Ornelas


Spring Branch, Texas—Kiki Swanson


Springdale, Ark.—Graycie Bohannan, Katelyn Harris, Caroline Johnson, Claire Sorg, Allie Jane Wilson, Wade Wilson


Springfield, Mo.—Gage Hill


St. Michael, Minn.—Elijah Christenson


Sukabumi, Indonesia—Yu Chan Jeong


Tegucigalpa, Honduras—Sebastian Bustillo


Texarkana, Ark.—Melissa Brown, Paxton Jameson, Emily McMaster, Melody Stotts, Emily Waters 

Texarkana, Texas—Tucker Anderson, Craig Crawford, Allie Graves, Ryan Pickelman, Lily Sewell

Thayer, Mo.—Cordell Hufstedler


Thornton, Colo.—John Colvin


Traskwood, Ark.—Nikki Schneider


Troup, Texas—Emma Bynum


Tulsa, Okla.—Abby Ralston


Tyler, Texas—Isabella Bejarano


Van Buren, Ark.—Ashton Hurst


Wake Village, Texas—Ben DePriest


Waxahachie, Texas—Temi Fayiga


Willingboro, N.J.—Julie Phillips


Wooster, Ark.—Jacob Bowman


Wylie, Texas—Sara Patterson, Kinsey Potts, David Stankovic


Wynne, Ark.—Joseph Osborne

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