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In just the first year of having a Cross Country program at Jefferson College, the Women’s team earned 71 points and placed second at the 2023 NJCAA Division III Cross Country Championship in Huntsville, Alabama.
Team members who participated in the race were Sadie Brandt, Reagan Edwards, Lauren Hartman, Sophia Miller, Lucero Orozco, Hanna Spoon, and Kenzie Fulliam.
The Vikings saw three student-athletes earn All-America honors.
1-5 Finishers = First Team, 6-10 = Second Team, 11-15 = Honorable Mention
9th: Reagan Edwards, Second Team
10th: Lauren Hartman, Second Team
14th: Sadie Brandt, Honorable Mention
The College is proud to announce that Dan Govero received the 2023 Missouri Community College Association's Award of Distinction at the annual convention in Kansas City. According to the MCCA, this award is given to individuals who have demonstrated sustained service and commitment to their local community college. It is one of the highest honors MCCA bestows.
Congratulations to Laura Asinger, Hillsboro High School College and Career Counselor, for being recognized as the Missouri Pathfinder of the Year at the statewide MCCA Convention in Kansas City. This prominent award is presented to high school teachers and guidance counselors for their outstanding efforts in assisting students with their college-going plans.
A group of 52 Jefferson College employees was recently recognized during a ceremony for their years of service to the College, students, and the surrounding community. Each honoree received a token of appreciation signifying their number of years served.
The College community gathers each year to honor and recognize distinguished staff and faculty members for their outstanding achievements and years of service. As valuable members of the Jefferson College family, all faculty and staff play a pivotal role in recognizing their colleagues and coworkers for their outstanding achievements.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently awarded the Jefferson College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program the AEL High Quality Award for exceptional student outcomes and program operations. DESE annually recognizes local programs that achieve outstanding student outcomes while maintaining a high degree of fiscal integrity in their program operations.
The Jefferson College AEL program earned the award for meeting all set targets for the 2021-2022 academic year: persistence, post-testing, measurable skill gains, and employment after exit. The award was presented to AEL Program Director Julie Johns at the Missouri AEL Directors Conference in Jefferson City.