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Jefferson College student Kayla Christian of Hillsboro recently received the 2019 Breaking Traditions Award for her success as a nontraditional student in the College’s popular Automotive Technology program.
The Breaking Traditions awards, sponsored by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), provides an opportunity for students, career-technical programs, educators, and schools to receive recognition and statewide acknowledgement for their achievements related to nontraditional careers.
“These students and educators exemplify the importance of lifelong learning,” Commissioner of Education Margie Vandeven said. “By choosing nontraditional career programs, they are showing there are many paths to success for Missouri students.”
To make registration and enrollment more convenient for prospective students and their families, Jefferson College will hold “Walk-In Wednesdays” on the Hillsboro campus from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12-July 31 with many services available in a one-stop setting and no appointment needed. Prospective students should bring photo identification.
Anyone interested in attending Jefferson College can complete a variety of registration-related steps in one visit:
To provide prospective students and their families an easy way to learn about programs, scholarships and admissions, Jefferson College is holding several Pre-Admissions Student Session (PASS) events during the summer at both the Hillsboro and Arnold locations. There is no cost to attend.
Those who attend a Jefferson College PASS will be able to:
- Learn more about degree and certificate options available
- Find out how to get started this summer or fall
- Learn how to apply for financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships)
- Take a campus tour
- Enter to win a prize
Upcoming PASS events:
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Ron Scaggs of Festus, retired Law Enforcement Coordinator with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis, is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Justice Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished career and numerous years of service to our country.
“This award is a small token of the United States Attorney’s Office’s appreciation for Ron’s many years of hard work and loyalty,” said Jeff Jensen, U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of Missouri.