A group of 50 WKU students, faculty and staff attended the Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference Jan. 19-22 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
The WKU group joined more than 1,000 campus student leaders, advisors and presenters from across the nation help build their professional development skills and to discuss emerging trends threatening the African American community today. WKU students raised more than $20,000 to help fund their efforts in attending the 24th annual event.
Here is the list of WKU participants: students Candice Adams, Tiara Bains, Adrian Boone, Perez Carothers, Glendora Carter, Paige Freeman, LaKeisha Galbreath, Brittany Prather, Amandea Ridley, Sarah Root, Jamiesha Sandifer, all of Bowling Green; Ashyya Robinson of Campbellsville; Raemia Higgins of Henderson; Ernest Simmons of Hopkinsville; Vashae Swope of Lexington; Tia Allen, Ashlee Bradley, Brittany Brown, Justin Burrus, Regina Garr, Keira Martin, DeGerald Morton, Lawrence Norfleet, Narada Rice, DaQuan Robinson, Jimmie Welch, Chasity Wilkerson, all of Louisville; Casey Hopson of Madisonville; Karisha Biggers of Mayfield; Breiea Stubblefield of Paducah; Denisha Andrews of Hinesville, Ga.; Shirelle Williams of Jeffersonville, Ind.; Yvonna Dugan, Andrea Hardy, Essence Mack, JaNece Thomas, all of Indianapolis; Jessica Nichols of Potomac, Md.; Echaunti Swan of Franklin, Tenn.; Carmen VanLeer of Madison, Tenn.; Jayme Hardy, Jasmine Morgan, Erica Tharpe, Mariah Tibbs, all of Nashville, Tenn.; Sylvia Reyes of Oklahoma; and faculty/staff Howard Bailey, Michael Crowe, Lloren Foster, Lynne Holland, Kenneth R. Johnson and Christine Williams-Foster.
Contact: Kenneth Johnson, (270) 745-5809.