Dr. Andrew Watson, director of financial aid at Williams Baptist University, has been honored for his work as a doctoral student. Watson was named this year’s Outstanding Doctoral Student in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Arkansas State University.
The award was presented for a combination of Watson’s doctoral coursework and dissertation. He completed his Ed.D. at ASU in December of 2018. His dissertation was entitled “Perceptions of College Faculty Toward Student-Athletes in Small, Athletic-Enrollment Driven Liberal Arts Institutions Located in Rural Settings.”
Watson is a Walnut Ridge native and graduate of WBU. He and his wife, Heather, live in Paragould with their two young sons.
WBU is a private, Christian university in Walnut Ridge, Ark.