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MACC Awards Scholarships

Moberly Area Community College recently held an awards ceremony to present scholarships through the New Traditions program. The scholarship funds come from a variety of sources, including MACC, a state grant for displaced homemakers, and local businesses and civic organizations. Organizations providing funding include: Business and Professional Women, GE Capital Solutions, Missouri Association for Family and Community Education, Carolee Hazlet, Moberly Area Community College, VFW Ladies Auxiliary to Post 2654, Beta Sigma Phi-Preceptor Laureate Eta Chapter, PEO-KJ Chapter and The New Traditions Advisory Committee.

The ceremony also honors Breaking Traditions winners. The Breaking Traditions award honors students who have chosen a field, which is considered nontraditional for their gender. A nontraditional female student is enrolled in a career-technical program that has a male population of 75 percent or more. A nontraditional male student is enrolled in a career-technical program that has a female population of 75 percent or more. Hillary Morrissey of Macon was the Regional Winner. She was nominated by Graphic Arts Instructor, Ben Leach.

Receiving MACC New Traditions Institutional Awards were Susan White, Tammy Huffman, Mark Gibson, Nicolle Guerra, and Nicole Shields.

G.E. Capital Solutions presented Scholarships to Alicia Cook, Julia Browning, Jaime Egan, Angel Hartung, Amy Sparks and Tiffany Timbrook.

Displaced Homemaker Fee Waiver Scholarships were presented to Sarah Dometrorch, Deborah Drummond, and Chrissa Wright.

Others Receiving Scholarships were Heather Owens and Wendy Bentley Moberly Auxiliary 2654/VFW; Shanelle Hilke, Carolee Hazlet Scholarship; Marcia Dodd, PEKO-KJ Chapter Scholarship; Susan White, Business Women of Missouri-Huntsville Chapter; Mary Carnahan, Business Women of Missouri ñ Moberly; Keri Welker, Beta Sigma Phi-Preceptor Laureate Eta; Carissa Haney and Amber Richison, Missouri Association for Family and Community Education (FCE); Rianna Scarbrough, New Traditions Advisory Committee.

Eligibility for scholarships includes academic standing plus overcoming a barrier to educational achievement. Barriers include seeking a career that is not traditional for oneís gender, being a single parent, displaced homemaker or dislocated worker, having a disability, limited English proficiency or economic disadvantage. Most of the scholarships are awarded to students in Associate of Applied Science or Associate Degree Nursing courses of study, although private scholarships may also be awarded to students working toward an Associate of Arts degree.

Those interested in participating in the New Traditions program are urged to contact Patricia Twaddle, MACC Vocational Counselor, at 660-263-4110 or 800-MACC-070 x 232.

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Displaced Homemaker Fee Waiver Recipients (left to right): Dr. Greg Mosier, Dean of Career & Technical Education/MACC; Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC, Sarah Dometrorch (Columbia), Deborah Drummond (Ashland), Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC. Not Present: Chrissa Wright (Kingdom City).

 

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MACC New Traditions Institutional Awards: Dr. Greg Mosier, Dean of Career & Technical Education /MACC; Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC ; Susan White (Huntsville), Tammy Huffman (Clarence); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC. NOT PRESENT: Mark Gibson (Moberly), Nicole Guerra (Moberly), and Nicole Shields (Columbia).

 

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Business Women of Missouri-Huntsville Chapter Scholarship: Dr. Greg Mosier, Dean Career and Technical Education/MACC; Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC, Fannie Lou Wilhite, Business Women of Missouri-Huntsville Chapter, Susan White (Huntsville); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC

 

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Missouri Association for Family & Community Education (FCE): Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC; Bonnie Kisor, FCE; Carissa Haney (Moberly), Amber Richison (Moberly); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC

 

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New Traditions Advisory Committee Scholarship: Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC; Carolee Hazlet, Vice-Chairman, New Traditions Advisory Committee; Rianna Scarbrough (Marceline); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC

 

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Carolee Hazelt Scholarship: Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC; Carolee Hazlet; Shanelle Hilke (Moberly); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC

 

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Moberly Auxiliary 2654/VFW Scholarship: Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC, Elaine Avery, President/Moberly Auxiliary 2654/VFW; Heather Owens (Moberly); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC. Not Present: Wendi Bentley (Moberly).

 

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G.E. Capital Solutions Scholarship: Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC; Leslie Redding, G. E. Capital; Alicia Cook (Macon); Julia Browning (Madison); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC. Not Present: Jamie Egan (Centralia); Angel Hartung (Macon); Amy Sparks (Martinsburg), and Tiffany Timbrook (Monroe City).

 

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PEO-KJ Chapter: Patricia Twaddle, Director-Career & Placement Services/MACC; Marcia Dodd (Moberly); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC

 

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2010 Breaking Traditions Award: Diana Reynolds, Career Education Coordinator; Ben Leach, Instructor/MACC- Nominator; Hilary Morrissey (Macon); Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, President/MACC.

 

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