The 2015 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges will include the names of seven students from Mayville State University, Mayville, N.D., who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders.
The Student Affairs Committee at Mayville State is responsible for coordinating the selection of students for this recognition. Selection is based on the students’ academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for continued success. These Mayville State students will join an elite group of students from more than 2,300 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states in the country.
Students named to Who’s Who this year from Mayville State University are:
TJ Erickson is a Dean’s List student and scholarship recipient who was named an MSU Student of the Year in 2015. A member of the varsity baseball team, he is an NAIA Champion of Character and NAIA Scholar Athlete. In addition he has been involved with Student Education Association, Alpha Phi Sigma, Cometeers, and Campus Crusade. He is a co-founder and leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His parents are Tim and Char Erickson of Roseau, Minn.
Miranda Frovarp is a member of the Mayville State band and choir and has participated in theater productions as well. She is a scholarship recipient and Dean’s List student, and she was named an MSU Student of the Year in 2015. Other activities include Student Activities Council, Student Ambassadors, and Campus Crusade. She is the daughter of Mark and Karen Frovarp of Grand Forks, N.D.
Sarah Gandari was named the Writing Center Consultant of the Year in 2014 and an MSU Student of the Year in 2015. She is a Peer Leader, Student Ambassador, Alpha Phi Sigma president, Student Senate parliamentarian, and member of the Multicultural Club. Sarah has been a cheerleader, International Student Task Force student representative, and member of the Diversity Committee. She is the daughter of Esther Gandari, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Patricia Lopez has been the recipient of several Mayville State awards, including Student of the Year, Outstanding Drama Participant, and Outstanding Student Ambassador. She has been active on campus through involvement in theater, band, choir, Peer Leaders, Science Club, Campus Crusade, Cometeers and Student Activities Council. Tisha has served as editor of the Orbit, MSU’s student newspaper. She is a Dean’s List student and scholarship recipient. Her mother is Deanna Clark, Clarissa, Minn.
Tina Nygard completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree at the end of the fall semester of 2014. As a student, she was a scholarship recipient and Dean’s List student who was a student of the Year nominee for four years. She is a recipient of the Outstanding Social Science Student and Tutor of the Year Awards. On campus, she was active as a member of the Student Education Association, Peer Leaders, and concert choir. Tina was an officer and member of Alpha Phi Sigma, Student Senate, and Cometeers. Her parents are Wayne and Elin Nygard of Edinburg, N.D.
Nisa Rajput completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree at the end of the fall semester of 2014. She was a Dean’s List student and scholarship recipient who was very active in the MSU Collegiate DECA Chapter, winning several awards. In addition, Nisa participated in Student Senate, Student Alumni Ambassador, Multicultural Club, choir, Peer Leaders, Swimming Club, and Alpha Phi Sigma. She is the daughter of Rajan and Veena Rajput, Zimbabwe.
Remington Werner is a varsity volleyball player who has been active on campus as a member of Collegiate DECA, HPER Club, concert band, and Peer Leaders. She is a Dean’s List student and scholarship recipient. She was a Student of the Year finalist in 2014 and was named to the all-conference volleyball team in 2013. Her parents are Chuck and Natalie Werner of Hector, Minn.