Kasey McKee, associate vice president for foundation and alumni relations at St. Charles Community College, received the 2012 Athena Emerging Young Professionals Award. The award was presented by the Athena Leadership Foundation of St. Charles County on May 2 at the Columns Banquet Center in St. Charles.
Kasey McKee, associate vice president for foundation and alumni relations at St. Charles Community College
McKee leads the college’s development office, the SCC Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that raises funds for scholarships and academic programs. She works collaboratively with its 30-member board of volunteer community leaders. McKee has a Bachelor of Science degree from Lindenwood University and is pursuing an MBA from Webster University. She’s a board member for Enterprise Bank and Trust, a member of the St. Charles Noon Day Rotary and serves on both the Education Committee and Quality of Place Committee for the St. Charles County EDC/Partners for Progress.
McKee was one of three Emerging Young Professionals in Leadership named, a new category in this year’s 25th anniversary celebration of the Athena Leadership Foundation. Other Young Professional honorees included Kristin Williams, executive director of the St. Charles City County Library Foundation, and Gretchen Jameson, owner/president of purePR.
The 2012 Athena Leadership Award recipient was Jill Skyles, vice president for Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Health Center, and the 2012 Corporate Leader, another new category, was Bommarito Automotive Group.
Athena Leadership Award recipients have attained the highest level of excellence in their fields of endeavor, have helped others reach their fullest potential and who have given generously to their community in a meaningful way. For more information, visit www.athenasaintcharles.org or contact Laurie Nobe, program coordinator, at 636-219-5492 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.