RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (May 16, 2018)—Twenty-five graduating students at Arkansas Tech University completed the steps necessary to earn the Tradition Keeper designation during the spring 2018 semester.


The Tradition Keeper program recognizes students who demonstrate extraordinary campus involvement while completing their degrees at Arkansas Tech.


Tradition Keeper activities include having a photo made with campus ambassador Jerry the Bulldog, attending athletics events, participating in a campus blood drive, attending a career fair and many others.


Documentation of each tradition upheld is made through the “Arkansas Tech Traditions” app, which is available for download at the App Store and Google Play.


Students who attain Tradition Keeper status wear special green cords at commencement ceremonies and earn the distinction of Tradition Keeper on their official Arkansas Tech transcripts.


The 25 Tradition Keeper graduates for spring 2018 are:


• Rachel May Brannon of Russellville


• Brett Tyler Calhoun of Centralia, Mo.


• Maranda Chanita Coffey of Little Rock


• Ryan Andrew Davis of Fort Smith


• Christopher Richard Eastburn of Pearcy


• Christopher William Fleming of Russellville


• Melissa Ford of Russellville


• Kaelyn Jordan Greer of Little Rock


• Allison Lee Holloway of Mountainburg


• Blake Nicole Hurley of Clarksville


• Obande Michael Ikwuyum of Makurdi, Nigeria


• Essence Le’Jeene Jordan of Russellville


• Alyssa Jac Kool of Plano, Texas


• Seth David Mays of Mansfield


• Seth Arthur McCammon of North Little Rock


• Morgan Alexandria Poague of Van Buren


• Jordyn Blair Pulliam of Fort Smith


• Amber Lee Quaid of Bigelow


• Kate Elizabeth Reese of Heber Springs


• Savannah Dawn Snowden of Greenbrier


• Hannah Leigh Spandle of Greenwood


• Ellie Faye Sweeden of Atkins


• Emily Thompson of Blue Grass, Iowa


• Sara M. Warrick of Hot Springs


• Ariyana Faith Woodson of McGehee