Joplin, MO (SNS) – The 24th annual Glenn Dolence Leadership and Service Awards were announced during a ceremony held Thursday, April 16, at Missouri Southern State University.

Sponsored by Student Affairs and Omicron Delta Kappa, the awards are named in honor of Dr. Glenn D. Dolence, retired vice president for Student Affairs at Missouri Southern.

The awards are given to graduating seniors who have completed 90 hours at Missouri Southern and who have made significant leadership/service contributions to the university. The purpose of the awards is to formally recognize students who have made a difference in campus organizations, student employment, student services or athletics.

Senior Cara Gooch received the Leader of the Year Award.

ILLINOIS

Nokomis
Courtney Lawrence

LOUISIANA

New Orleans
Elbert Fulgham III

MISSOURI

Blue Springs
Ryan Buerk

Bolivar
Cara Gooch

Carl Junction
Logan Deem
Melanie Skaggs

Carthage
Stephany Aguinaga
Jared Beasley
Brooklyn Lampe
Taylor Smith
Zachary Williams

Granby
Kristina Peterson

Joplin
Kelly Braeckel
Brook Gipson
Keegan Tinney

Miller
John Davidson

Neosho
Hailey Bush
Emily Paullus
David Sigars
AshLeigh Clarkson Thomlinson

Ozark
Sydney Potts

Seneca
Shakira Herfel

Smithville
Elizabeth Hammons

South Greenfield
Tyler Toby

Stockton
Ethan Crisp

Stover
Cory Garr

Waynesville
Amber Varner

Webb City
Kyle Babbitt

Willow Springs
Amanda Girdler

TEXAS

Rio Vista
Ashleigh McFarland

Royse City
Ryon Brooks Hunter Phillips

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