Crawford Simpkins Named in Collegiate Who's Who

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (12/08/2010)(readMedia)-- Crawford Brewton Simpkins, a junior at Hampden-Sydney College, has been recognized as an outstanding campus leader in the 2011 edition of Who's Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Crawford serves on the Student Court and as a Resident Advisor. He is a member of the College Republicans, the Lacrosse Club, and the Society for the Preservation of Southern Heritage. An economics and commerce major, Crawford is a graduate of The Miller School in Charlottesville, VA and is the son of Fred & Marcia Simpkins of Baltimore.

Twenty-nine students from Hampden-Sydney College were selected for this year's edition. Students are nominated by seniors, administrators, faculty, and coaches based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for continued success. They join a select group of students from more than 2000 institutions of higher learning in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and several foreign nations. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.

A private college for men, Hampden-Sydney is ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The College is known for its liberal arts curriculum, the Honor Code which stresses individual and collective responsibility, and a focus on the needs of young men.