Hunt Leadership Scholars Program


Mary Ellen Kerr


Mary Ellen Kerr

Mary Ellen is a Senior from North Shreveport, Louisiana. She is pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Math.

High School Leadership Activities & Experiences:

  • Vice President, Student Council; President, District IX
  • Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Student Representative
  • Dale Hawley National Leadership Award

SMU Accomplishments

  • Family Weekend Decorations Coordinator
  • Student Foundation Mike Miller Outstanding Committee Member Award
  • Historian, Kappa Alpha Theta
  • SMU-in-Oxford study abroad program
  • Ambassador for Prospective Engineering Students

What do you like most about being a Hunt Scholar?

I value the friendships I have made with the other Hunt Scholars and our willingness to support each other in our individual leadership endeavors.