Jefferson City, Missouri – March 5, 2014. Two St. Charles Community College students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association in Jefferson City. The students were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team, an honor bestowed on the state’s top community college students. The students honored include:
Ron Chesbrough (left), SCC president; Zora Mulligan, MCCA executive director; Amanda Shipley, SCC student; Christy Gant, SCC instructor and advisor for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Max Leible. Mr. Leible is using the A+ scholarship to attend SCC. He’s also planning to attend UMSL in the fall as a junior finance major and hopes to interview for internships with major corporate finance organizations. He will bring considerable experience to the table, having started three small businesses and served as an econ tutor at SCC. Mr. Leible has been named to the college’s dean’s list and is the vice president of fellowship and fundraising for his campus PTK chapter.
Amanda Shipley. Ms. Shipley is studying nursing at SCC and plans to transfer to UMSL to get a BSN. She’d like to continue her studies, ultimately earning a nurse practitioner degree. Ms. Shipley currently works as an admitting representative for Mercy Healthcare and is the vice president of service for SCCʹs PTK chapter. She is on the dean’s list.
Ms. Shipley is also a Gold Scholar Award recipient from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Each year the foundation honors the 150 highest-scoring All-USA Team members from around the country by presenting them with gold, silver, or bronze medallions and a stipend.
Each student received a scholarship made possible by a donation from MOHELA, the state’s not-for-profit secondary market lender and servicer in the student loan industry.
The Missouri Community College Association is a statewide organization through which Missouri’s community colleges work together to advance common agendas. MCCA provides advocacy, education, information, and networking opportunities in service of the state’s 5,700 community college faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees.
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