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TWU Leadership Institute announces its 2009-2010 participants


DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Leadership Institute has selected 20 students as its 2009-2010 participants.
Students are selected based on their GPA, recommendations from faculty and their leadership and activity in TWU organizations.

“These students represent the best and brightest of what TWU students have to offer as future leaders in their professions and their communities,” said Ret. Maj. Gen. Mary Saunders, executive director of the TWU Leadership Institute.

Student Name Year Major Hometown
Sarah Adams Junior Biology Whitehouse
Norma Barington Sophomore Mathematics Wylie
Lauryn Blanton Sophomore Kinesiology Dallas
Damon Bullock Doctoral Sociology Little Rock, Ark.
Tasneem Dahduli Senior Nutrition and Food Sciences Denton
Ashlee Davis Sophomore Government Pflugerville
Tanaka Denenga Sophomore Fashion and Textiles Fort Worth
Priscilla Henderson Sophomore Nursing Dallas
Jacob Inurrigarro Junior Nursing Forney
Faizan Kabani Junior Dental Hygiene Dallas
Chelsea Lane Masterís MBA/Masterís of Health Systems Management Fort Worth
Rae Lynn McFarlin Junior Mathematics Bonham
Kaelyn McPherson Junior Nursing Whitney
Tara Natale Sophomore Nursing Decatur
Meagan Pickle Senior Kinesiology Midlothian
Kristin Poda † Senior Diet and Institutional Administration (Nutrition) St. Petersburg, Fla
Johanna Rochon Junior Business Administration DeSoto
Shubhangi Sharma Masterís Occupational Therapy New Delhi, India
Shymika Stephenson Masterís EMBA Vivian, La.
Rachel Zimmerman Senior Human Biology Tulsa, Okla.


TWU Chancellor Ann Stuart founded the TWU Leadership Institute in 2006 to address a nationally recognized need for leadership in civic affairs, volunteer organizations and corporate and entrepreneurial initiatives. The institute’s mission is to advance the understanding and practice of effective, ethical leadership for the development of innovative, collaborative and responsible global leaders. Financial freedom, leadership development and health and wellness are the three primary components of the TWU Leadership Institute. For more information, visit www.twu.edu/li.



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