Starkville resident Pandora Austin was recently honored as a Homecoming Maid at the University of Alabama.
She is a senior who is double majoring in psychology and advertising. She said her passion is people.
"Everything I've been involved in at the Capstone has involved people," Austins said. "I am very compassionate and want to help better people's lives, especially in my career."
Austin is involved in many different organizations include, the National pan-Hellenic Council, the peer mentoring program, Psychology Club, Advertising Confederation, and the Alabama Black Belt Initiative. She also serves as the community service chair for Delta Sigma Theta.
She has also earned the distinct honor of being recognized as a 2011 Most Promising Minority Students Program Finalists, Class of 2011. Austin has spent this week in New York at the Most Promising Minority Students Program.
She is the daughter of Mr. Peter Austin Sr. and Mrs. Debra Austin. Peter has been employed with Southwire Company for 30 years and Debra is employed with Starkville School District.