USD students in Who's Who University of South Dakota students Mike Girard and Deb Book of Wakonda were selected as members of the 2005 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
The list will include the names of 24 students from The University of South Dakota who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders. Mike is the son of Marvin and Pat Girard and Deb is the daughter of Trudy Book.
Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.
They join an elite group of students for more than 2,000 institutions of higher learning in all 50 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.