New Traditions

New Traditions

New Traditions is a statewide network of resource centers and resources to help members of special populations enroll, enter, and complete career and technical education programs. New Traditions is designed to assist people who are facing economic changes and need skills training. The major purpose is to assist in planning careers that offer more job security, higher pay, and employment success.


Are you eligible for the New Tradition Scholarship?

NONTRADITIONALS are individuals who are seeking employment in an occupation traditionally dominated by the opposite gender.

SINGLE PARENTS are individuals who are unmarried or legally separated from their spouse and are pregnant or have a minor child(ren) for which the parent has either sole or joint custody.

DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS are individuals who are divorced, widowed, separated, or have a disabled spouse, and must prepare for paid employment.


GIRLS AND WOMEN 14-25 are female students seeking vocational skills to enable them to support themselves and their families.

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES and individuals with other barriers to educational achievement, including limited English proficiency.

Assistance and Available Services

  • Help in identifying your interest and skills
  • Support services for finding solutions to your special concerns
  • Paid tuition for vocational training for qualified applicants
  • Career Counseling
  • Vocational Testing
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Educational or Training Referrals
  • Job Placement and Follow-up
  • Nontraditional Workshops
  • Professional Development for Educators

Get in touch!

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Hardison
New Traditions
Moberly Area Community College
101 S. College Avenue
Moberly, MO 65270
(660) 263-4100 extension 11232

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager