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Who’s Who Nominees for 2016-2017

Published or Revised January 18, 2017

Twenty-two Paris Junior College students were nominated for “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” for the 2016-2017 school year. Students selected receive a certificate from the organization and will be listed in the Who’s Who publication. 

H. Pettus Randall III (1945-2002) scholarships worth $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000 each have been established and will be awarded to three of the 2016-17 students. Students who complete an entire profile online at before June 1, 2017 will be eligible to win one of the scholarships.

Nominations are made by the PJC faculty and restricted to sophomores. Criteria for selection include GPA, participation and leadership within school organizations and extracurricular activities, community involvement, and future leadership ability and/or potential.

Nominated PJC students from Texas include (by city):

Anna: Samuel Oku
Gilmer: Parker White
Honey Grove: Chelsey Rayburn
Houston: Telisha Jones and Diana Soto
Liberty Hill: Payton Walker
Lone Oak: Charleigh Phillips
McKinney: Luke Bay
Paris: Melanie Brown, Kayleigh Forbes, Leo Gutierrez, and Billy Hicks
Pittsburg: Hernan Baldelamar
Port Neches: James Fournet
Quinlan: Patrick Lynn
Roxton: Raven Maxwell
Sulphur Springs: Daniel Hoecherl, Nazareth Resendiz, and Melissa Rowe
Sumner: Riley Chipman and Charles Gudel
Wills Point: Tammy Moore

Bryce Crawford of Davis, California, was also nominated.

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