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Texas Woman’s University. Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2010-2011 Recognition Reception May 5 th , 2011. Tiarra Alexander. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader .” John Quincy Adams .

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texas woman s university

Texas Woman’s University

Who’s Who

Among Students in American Universities and Colleges


Recognition Reception

May 5th, 2011

tiarra alexander
Tiarra Alexander

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”John Quincy Adams

My favorite activities include: traveling, mentoring others and expanding my knowledge through education.

  • Senior
  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Major: Health Studies/Biology
kila bach
Kila Bach

“I want to be a reading teacher and help children find a LOVE for reading. I want them to be able to take the skills I teach them along with them through their adult lives.”

Favorite activities: Reading, tutoring kids at local schools in my community, camping, and spending time with my family.

  • Senior
  • Hometown: Justin, TX
  • Major: Interdisciplinary Studies LAR 4-8 Grade

"If you can dream it, you can do it." Walt Disney

kirsten bah
Kirsten Bah

Favorite Activities: Spending time with friends and family, listening to music, attending concerts, watching sports, reading, drinking coffee and tea.

  • “I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.”
  • Ecclesiastes 9:11
  • Junior
  • Hometown: McKinney, TX
  • Major: Nutrition/Dietetics
michelle brough
Michelle Brough

“Being a student at Texas Woman’s University means being more than a number on an enrollment page.  The professors care, the faculty works hard, and I have been able to build lasting relationships while gaining a valuable education.   

Thank you to all who have helped make this possible.”

  • My Favorite Activities: Playing card games with family and friends. Working outdoors alongside my family. Going to church and learning great things.
  • Junior
  • Hometown: Emory, TX
  • Major: Child Development, Pre-OT
kristina fauser
Kristina Fauser

“There's no shortcut to a dream. It's all blood and sweat and life is what you manage in between.”

- James Mercer

  • Favorite activities: Spending time with family and friends, running, going to concerts
  • Senior
  • Hometown: Keller, TX
  • Major: Dietetics and Institutional Administration
allyse ferguson
Allyse Ferguson

“TWU has brought me many adventures. From early morning classes to becoming President of Eta Sigma Gamma and participating in Leadership Institute. TWU has given me many opportunities to grow.

I have thrived here at TWU and cannot wait to see what lies ahead for me in the future.”

  • Favorite Activities: Hiking, Camping, watching movies and reading a good book.
  • Senior
  • Hometown: Denton, TX
  • Major: Health Studies
kimberly forguson
Kimberly Forguson

“TWU has meant the realization of my goals.  My experience here has reaffirmed the value of hard work, the beauty of dreams, and the importance of seizing the future.”

  • Favorite Activities:
  • Pioneer Music Educators Association (TWU)
  • Texas Woman’s University String Ensemble
  • Senior
  • Hometown: Denton, TX
  • Major: Music Education
janet gonzales
Janet Gonzales
  • “Texas Woman's University has played a significant role in my life. With the teachers, mentors and advisors who have believed in me, I have been able to receive an outstanding education and become the leader and individual I am now. From being involved in different organization, committees and representing TWU at several conferences has allow me to gain leadership skills that have help me throughout the years and will continue to do so in the future.”
  • Favorite Activities: Working with high school students and their parents promoting higher education.
  • Enjoy working with the different campus organizations.
  • Givingtours to prospective students.
  • Senior
  • Hometown: Denton, TX
  • Major: Bilingual Education
valerie harkins
Valerie Harkins

My favorite activities include going to baseball games and volunteering. My favorite memories at TWU include the annual TWU Take Back the Night Rally.

"Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.”

- Jane Addams

  • Senior
  • Hometown: Justin, TX
  • Major: Social Work
hilary hernandez
Hilary Hernandez

“One of the reasons I chose TWU was because of the personal experience I would receive as a student. My professors know my name, and they are familiar with my strengths and weaknesses. This familiarity with faculty and staff and my peers has made my years at TWU a memorable and enjoyable time which I will always fondly look back on.”

  • Senior
  • Hometown: Denton, TX
  • Major: Family Studies
  • Favorite activities:I love to travel, and I have been to England, France, and Italy.  
  • I love to spend time with my family and friends.Some of my favorite hobbies include reading, listening to music, and going to concerts. 
caroline hilpisch
Caroline Hilpisch
  • “My absolute favorite thing to do here at TWU is gymnastics! I am on the gymnastics team here and it’s the most amazing thing in the world! I also love to go for runs around the beautiful campus! It is so enjoyable!”
  • “Being a mentor for younger gymnasts is also a very strong passion of mine! I love having the opportunity to observe and teach at elementary schools because I love the atmosphere. I just can’t wait to be a teacher and have a class of my own!”
  • Senior
  • Major: Teacher Education, EC-6ESL
  • Home town: Stillwater, MN
faizan kabani
Faizan Kabani

Favorite activities on/off campus:

  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children-working with medically compromised pediatric population.
  • Eagle Scout: Working with the Cub Scouts program.
  • TWU Leadership Institute: Enjoy learning leadership skills amongst my talented peers.
  • My favorite TWU memory is studying abroad in London, UK. The summer of 2009 was an opportunity for me to grow and learn about culture outside of the USA. This opportunity abroad taught me valuable lessons about my strengths and weaknesses as a person. Studying abroad also helped shape my vision and perspective from local to global and helped me identify my position of influence in the international movement to better humanity at large.
  • Senior
  • Major: Dental Hygiene
  • Hometown: Carrollton
nikki kincy
Nikki Kincy

Favorite Activities: I love to run around campus and look at all of the beautiful landscaping! I enjoy walking around the Downtown square shopping and socializing with my friends in the evenings! I love college movie nights at Cinemark followed by old fashioned sundaes at Beth Maries .

“With Dr. Lisa Silliman's heart of gold and Dr. Kyle Biggerstaff's love for teaching along with countless other amazing professors, I have never felt as blessed to have such wonderful faculty that really care about their student's future. The impact it had on me is one that I will carry for the rest of my life. ”

  • Senior
  • Kinesiology: Pre-PT
  • Olney, TX
chaynade knowles
Chaynade Knowles

Favorite Activities: Gymnastics, baking, drawing, watching movies, and helping with the clubs I am in.

“To fall is not to fail, you fail when you don’t try.”


  • Junior
  • Major: Kinesiology
  • Hometown: North Delta, BC, Canada
amreen ladha
Amreen Ladha

My favorite activities include reading, crocheting, and traveling.

“Being the secretary of The National Society of Leadership and Success at TWU  has made me realize how much I truly enjoy helping others, in addition to giving me skills that would last me a lifetime”.

  • Senior
  • Major: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Hometown: Sugar Land, TX
camelia lincoln
Camelia Lincoln

Favorite Activities: Meet with some of the young girls at TWU and just being there as a friend or mentor and listening to them. Love going to Starbucks and reading my bible. Spending time with my family is the best!

“ I want to thank Texas Woman’s University for opening a door to me for a higher education and I want to mention that TWU has provided me with an opportunity to reach my academic goals through wonderful teachers and financial help. I thank TWU, the professors and the financial aid department for all of their support and help.”

  • Junior
  • Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Hometown: Denton, TX
amy menge

“My favorite memory at TWU was going on the study abroad trip with the Honors scholar program to Italy. I learned so much about the Italian culture and people. It was truly a learning experience that I will never forget.” 

Favorite Activities: Sports, anything outdoors, piano, attending church.

  • Junior
  • Kinesiology: Pre-PT
  • Hometown: Rosston, TX
nori morgan
Nori Morgan
  • “There isn't a person anywhere who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can.”
  • -Henry Ford
  • Senior
  • Major: Kinesiology: Pre-PT
  • Hometown: Aubrey, TX
  • Favorite activities: Going on walks with my dog Charlie and relaxing at home.
clarice robinson
Clarice Robinson

“For me, one of the best aspects of being a student at Texas Woman’s University is the opportunity for young women to emerge and grow as leaders, in and outside the classroom. When I graduate from TWU, I will always remember those faculty, advisors, and staff who encouraged me to achieve my dreams and become the leader I am destined to be.”

  • Favorite activities: Shopping, giving campus tours, reading, and spending time strengthening my relationship with God, family, and close friends
  • Junior
  • Major: Government-Legal Studies
  • Hometown: Denton, TX
johanna rochon
Johanna Rochon

Some of my favorite activities are: Reading, Listening to Music and Poetry, Traveling

  • "I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”
  • - Maya Angelou
  • Senior
  • Major: Business- Human Resources
  • Hometown: DeSoto, TX
violeta rodriguez
Violeta Rodriguez

Favorite Activities: Volunteering-knowing that I made a difference in someone's life some way or another makes my day. Spending time family and my friends.

“With the help and support of my family I know that I will achieve all of my dreams and goals one day. As a first generation student I hope to serve as a role model to others especially to my younger brother.”

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”

–Pamela Vaull Starr

  • Senior
  • Major: Biology/Pre-Med
  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
kheri smith
Kheri Smith

Favorite Activities: I love leadership, service, church and being a mother and wife.

"Not by might. Not by power, but by my Spirit says the Lord of Hosts.”

  • Senior
  • Major: Psychology
  • Hometown: Krum, TX
zulema solis
Zulema Solis

Favorite Activities: G-Force : Helping high school students pursue higher education. Community Service. Music and Art.

“My profession to the service of my community”.


Major: Biology-Science Education 8-12

Hometown: Dallas, TX

stephanie spaits
Stephanie Spaits
  • Favorite Activities: I love volunteering with children and spending time with my family and friends.
  • “The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.”
  • Robert Cushing
  • Senior
  • Major: Education
  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
christina wagoner
Christina Wagoner

My favorite activities are participating in my honor societies and organizations, learning Welsh, and seeing movies with friends.

“I owe everything that I have accomplished to TWU. This university gave me academic, leadership and professional opportunities that I doubt I would have found elsewhere. TWU molded me from a girl with smarts to an intelligent, assertive woman who has the world at her feet. I could not have chosen a better university for my undergraduatecareer.”

  • Junior
  • Major: English/History
  • Hometown: Carrollton, TX
megan warren
Megan Warren
  • My favorite activities are:  reading mystery suspense novels, listening to music, and playing sports. 

“TWU has provided me with many great opportunities that have allowed me to pursue my passion for Math.”

  • Senior
  • Major: Mathematics
  • Hometown: Southlake, TX


  • Amelia Yard
  • Nori Morgan
  • Melissa Mendez
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  • Ashlee Davis
  • Kendra Coulson
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  • Anavel Medina
  • Brent Bradley
  • Mollie Blessing