Twenty-one MVC student-scholars were honored at the annual Scholar Banquet on Monday evening, April 9, in the R. Wilson Brown Room.
In the photo above, student-scholar honorees were (front, from left) Kathleen Patrick (Finance), Amanda Turner (Mathematics), Megan Beth Case (Elementary Education), Kaylee Peery (Exercise Science), Amanda Scaggs (Middle School Education), Ashley Boyd (Public Relations), Patricia “Patsy” Middleton (Accounting), and Ariel Cantrell (Marketing); (back, from left) Tessa Belcher (English), Brendan Carter (Physical Education), Brittney Woody (Biology), Amanda Marquette (Art), Charlique Rolle (Dance), Devon Wade (Mass Communication), Nikola Nonkovic (Economics), Camille Rand (Psychology), Melissa Kuenz (Criminal Justice), Mayuka Abe Buckley (Religion/Philosophy), and Jessica Manjarrez (Management). Not pictured: Janie Jungermann (Athletic Training) and Justin Hendricks (Social Studies Education).
The scholars recognized parents or other guests who attended the banquet.
Associate Professor Ed Leslie presented the “Lamp of Knowledge” award to Brendan Carter for the best essay about “What Missouri Valley College Means to Me.” Carter, who also received a $100 stipend from Leslie, read his essay to those in attendance.
Program participants or presenters of the scholar certificates were Chief Academic Officer Sharon Weiser; Earl Wellborn Jr., dean of Education; and the Rev. Pam Sebastian, MVC chaplain. Scholar student Mayuka Abe Buckley assisted with the benediction. The MVC Scholar Committee members were Sharon Weiser, Earl Wellborn Jr., Sharon Hoeflicker, and Ed and Wendy Leslie.