Moberly Area Community College held its 83rd commencement on May 19, 2011, at 6 p.m. in the Fitzsimmons-John Arena. Hundreds of family and friends joined the graduates in celebrating their accomplishments. MACC Professor Renee Field gave the commencement address, and a number of awards and scholarships were announced during the ceremony. Among the honorees were:
Alfred & Hazel Parrish Award – Student: Jessica Burroughs (Moberly, MO),
Alfred & Hazel Parrish Award – Faculty: Angela Walker (Moberly, MO), MACC Mathematics Instructor: presented by Dr. Evelyn E. Jorgenson, MACC President.
Altrusa Club Scholarship: Jessica Burroughs (Moberly, MO) presented by Denise Richardson.
Cleo A. Noel, Jr. Scholarship: William Richmond (Columbia, MO), presented by Dr. Laird Okie, MACC Professor of History.
Daughters of the American Colonist History Award: John Heinz (Columbia, MO), presented by Norma I. Leavene.
David W. Stamper Memorial Scholarships: Jiri Capek (Columbia, MO), Thaddeus Sherwood (Centralia, MO) and Nathan Tracy (Columbia,MO) presented by Bill Stamper.
James D. Phelan Scholarship: Toni Doggett (Frankford, MO)
Louise Anderson Trust Fund Scholarship: Paul Massey (Centralia, MO).
Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Colonists Norma I. Leavene Scholastic Award: Andrea Davis (New Londen, MO), presented by Barb Ronimous and Norma I. Leavene.
Raymond & Lorene Elsbury Scholarships: Bethanie Million (Huntsville, MO) and Amelia Goers (Clarence, MO), presented by Scott McGarvey, MACC Foundation Director.
Richard J. Chamier Memorial Award: Kathryn Bruno (Macon, MO) presented by Denise Caldarello.
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