Armstrong, Gaither receive top awards from Office of Student Life

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Kenna Armstrong was named the Emerging Leader of the Year, and Kailee Gaither was named the Richard D. Valentine Student Leader of the Year during a virtual honors assembly coordinated by the Office of Student Life.

 

 

Kenna Armstrong, left, and Kailee Gaither

 

CANTON, Mo. — Kenna Armstrong, a junior history education major from Oquawka, Ill., was named the Emerging Leader of the Year, and Kailee Gaither, a senior accountancy and finance major from Canton, Mo., was named the Richard D. Valentine Student Leader of the Year during a virtual honors assembly coordinated by the Office of Student Life.

Other leadership awards were given to: 

  • Program of the Year: The Fallen Officer Project
  • Advisor of the Year: Bill Boxdorfer, Campus Programming Council
  • Service Project of the Year: Trailer Park Cleanup by Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Organization of the Year: Culver-Stockton Teaching Organization
  • Gavel: Student Government Association President Cheyenne Grissom, a senior psychology and criminal justice major from Frankford, Ind.

Senior awards for participating in Student Government Association were given to: 

  • Madison Cowell (past president), a political science major from Beardstown, Ill.
  • K.T. Seth, a biological chemistry major from West Linn, Ore.
  • Lauren Paisley, a psychology and occupational therapy major from Mount Sterling, Ill.
  • Megan Erickson, a legal studies/pre-law major from Port Byron, Ill.
  • Alan Leyva, a psychology and occupational therapy major from Tucson, Ariz.
  • Kyle Edwards, a biology major from Fenton, Mo.
  • Shelby Clinging, a legal studies/pre-law major from Fowler, Ill.
  • Tori Dickherber, a psychology major from Wentzville, Mo.
  • Madison Thompson, a biological chemistry major from Matthews, Mo.
  • Kacey Merriett, a business administration major from Seymour, Mo.
  • Michael Simon, a criminal justice major from St. Louis.

Senior awards for work in the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Recreation and Wellness Center were given to:

  • T. Seth, a biological chemistry major from West Linn, Ore.
  • Alan Leyva, a psychology and occupational therapy major from Tucson, Ariz.
  • Luke Blackburn, a physical education major from Leeds, England.
  • Nick Luciani, a senior sports communication major from Georgetown, Ontario in Canada.
  • Mackenzi Anderson, an accountancy and finance major from Dallas City, Ill.
  • Courteney Sailor, a health science major from St. Louis.
  • Brenden Schaeffer, a business administration and sport management major from Hillsboro, Mo.
  • Maryanna Catrine, an athletic training and physical therapy major from Springboro, Ohio.
  • Kelley Hufendick, an elementary education major from Quincy.

Senior awards for work in dining services were given to:

  • Nancy Rocha, a psychology major from Grandview, Mo.
  • Alex Madera, a sport management major from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Kelcie Darnell, a biological chemistry major from Shelbyville, Ill.
  • Lezlie Wofford, a mathematics education major from Springfield, Ill.
  • Vanessa Bolen, a psychology major from Beardstown, Ill.
  • Francisco Javier March Altemir, a senior business administration and marketing major from Madrid, Spain
  • Allen Gingerich, a music technology major from Kirksville, Mo.
  • Matthew Scheuermann, a senior theater and music major from Quincy, Ill.
  • J. Rhatigan, a psychology and criminal justice major from Quincy, Ill.
  • Taylor Quintero, a mathematics major from Imperial Beach, Calif.
  • Kerri MaGraw, a graphic design major from Catawissa, Mo.
  • Alyssa Radwick, a media communication major from Florissant, Mo.
  • Kacey Merriett, a business administration major from Seymour, Mo.
  • Brett Colton, a legal studies major from Hazelwood, Mo.
  • Shaquille Barker, a business administration major from Bridgetown, Barbados.
  • Hayden James, a psychology major from Dixon, Mo.
  • Josh Wren, a history and political science major from Harrisburg, Mo.
  • Taylor Blasius, a senior English major from Norwood, Mo.
  • Alex Ramos Martinez, a senior psychology major from Mexico City, Mexico.

Senior awards for their work in the Office Student Life were given to Madison Eisenberg, a healthcare management major from Maywood, Mo., and Ashley Kleine, a psychology major from Alexandria, Mo. Senior awards for their work with the esports program were given to Trevor Greer, a marketing major from Lake St. Louis, Mo., and Tony Nguyen, an accountancy and finance major from O’Fallon, Mo. 

A senior award for her work with counseling and wellness in the Office of Student Life was given to Blair Genenbacher, a health science major from Fowler, Ill.

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