MSU Undergraduate Criminology and Gender Studies student, Bailey McDaniel, is a 2017 Diversity Award honoree. McDaniel, a Corinth native, is a member of the Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College and was named a Truman Scholar finalist last month. She is studying criminology and pursing a minor in gender studies. McDaniel works as a volunteer for the Center for Violence Prevention in Pearl. She was one of two women chosen for the MSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women Outstanding Student Female Leader Award in 2016. McDaniel’s passions include advocating for LGBTQ+ rights and educating the public on the need for sexual assault policy reform and victims services. She has served as the President of LGBTQ+ Union for two years and sits on the Safe Zone Advisory Board as the only undergraduate board member.