College names outstanding student of the year
Friday, February 23, 2001
Wash. - Saint Martin's College honored the significant contributions of
Shanelle Pierce, the 2001 Outstanding Student Leader of the Year, during
The annual award recognizes the achievements of a student leader at
the college. Students are nominated by fellow students, faculty and
staff members and are judged on the basis of several qualities,
including values, creative vision and leadership.
Pierce, 21, is a senior with a double major in community service and
religious studies. Besides serving as president of the Associated
Students of Saint Martin's College, the college's student government
association, she is responsible for developing and organizing the
college's first service trip to México this spring. Pierce, who is from
Monroe, Wash., has also been a resident assistant advisor, director of
ASSMC communications and spends time during the school year giving tours
to prospective students and their families as a student ambassador in
the admissions office. She has also been an active member of the Soccer
Club, and Campus Ministry Organization.
While she has remained active and held various leadership positions,
Pierce has maintained a 3.87 cumulative grade point average and has been
on the college's academic honor roll throughout her college career. She
is a member of the college's honor society, the Society of Fellows.
Pierce is the daughter of Kathleen and Richard Pierce, of Monroe.
For more information:
Office of Communication