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UConn's Who's Who Among Students in American Universities (Released 3/5/97)

by Thomas Becher, Office of University Communications.

STORRS, Conn. -- The 1997 edition of Who's Who Among Students In American Universities And Colleges includes the names of 71 students from the University of Connecticut who have been selected as national outstanding leaders.

Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these 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 selected form more than 1,900 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and several foreign nations.

Students have been honored by Who's Who in annual directories since 1934.

Students named this year from UConn are:

BERLIN : Bridget R. Hayward
BRISTOL: : Sherry Bartley
BURLINGTON: : Ayesha Nawab
COS COB: : Marla A. Leamon
DAYVILLE : Dale Lagace
GLASTONBURY : Renu Chhabra
Dawn M. Gardner
Laura Harris
Michelle Harris
Ofir Nitzan
Patrick Andrews Santos
HAMDEN : Kingsley O. Stewart
Jonathan M. Pinto
HARTFORD : Kaleitha Nathele Wiley
KENSINGTON : Jennifer F. Dorau
MADISON: Dana G. Marron
MANCHESTER : Eric Bernstein
Kelly M. Bowler
MANSFIELD : Leisha Bell
MONROE : Daniel E. Tedesco
MYSTIC : Jaren Irene Madden
NEW HAVEN : Lap Nguyen
NEWINGTON : Jeffrey M. Zgorski
NEW MILFORD : Lisa Franz
NIANTIC : Gregory C. Feldman
Rebecca Anne Fenick
NORTHFORD : Sheri Cifaldi
NORTH HAVEN : Felicia Marie Piscitelli
RIDGEFIELD : Catherine Madden
Valerie M. Castellani
SANDY HOOK : Ava Feola
SOMERS : Melanie Sue Collins
Meredith Bower Kirkpatrick
SOUTHBURY : Catherine E. Cognato
STAMFORD : Debra Lauren Levine
Paul Gregory Rivera
STRATFORD : Jennifer Lind
STORRS : Traci-Ann Bradbury
Bridget Cannon
Anna Cenatiempo
Chun-Ling Hu
Melissa Rizza
Chalida M. Svastisalee
Michael C. Weiss
WATERBURY : Jodi Lynn LaCava
WEST HARTFORD : Megan Schaefer
WEST HAVEN : Sean P. Murphy
WESTPORT : Shawn C. Merdinger
WILLINGTON : Dorothy Jane Holden
Jodi L. Zils
WINDSOR : Megan Lynn Batcho
WINDSOR LOCKS : Melissa J. Daigle
Sejal N. Dalwadi
Michael J. Maltese
WOODBURY : Jane Elizabeth Porter
HOME TOWNS NOT AVAILABLE: Ryan Edward Alcantara
John C. Caine
Mary Elizabeth Graham
David Wayne Horrigan
Jim-Nha Nguyen
Suzanne O'Connor
Erika S. Striebel
Tammy L Wheelock
Tracy Merrit Williams
OUT OF STATE STUDENTS:
GLADWYNE, PA: Jennifer Ounjian
HAMPTON, GA: Michael J. Evon
JERICHO, VT: Shelby McKnight
METHUEN, MA: Brian J. Collins
NAPLES ME: Kimberly Jane Gerrish
SECAUCUS, NJ: Christina Maria DeBari
WEST KENSINGTON, RI: Tracy Leigh Potter