The Missouri Community College Association recognized three Ozarks Technical Community College students with Student Leadership Awards at the association’s 52nd annual convention held this week in Branson, Mo.
The following students were chosen for their outstanding leadership, innovation and support of their community college campuses:
Nora Browne: Browne, a student at the OTC Springfield Campus, serves as president of the college’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter and regional vice president of the Theta District. For the past five years, she has worked as a teacher’s aide in a school for autism. She plans to graduate from OTC in the spring of 2017 and transfer to Missouri State University where she will pursue a degree in special education.
Rodney Bullock: Bullock contributes to the OTC Richwood Valley Campus in many ways. He holds a bachelor’s degree in deaf education and serves as an American Sign Language instructor and tutor on campus. Bullock is also a student in OTC’s medical laboratory technology program. He looks forward to pursuing a new career path in the medical field.
Anthony Hendrickson: Hendrickson is an inaugural member of OTC’s dual graduation program, which means he will graduate with his high school diploma and associate degree simultaneously. Hendrickson serves the OTC Table Rock Campus as a student ambassador and writing center tutor. He also works part time at Hollister High School.
MCCA’s Student Leadership Award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each of Missouri’s community college campuses. Students are recommended for the award by their campus president and chief student affairs officer.
The Missouri Community College Association is a statewide organization through which Missouri’s community colleges work together to advance common agendas. MCCA brings the state’s 12 colleges together for advocacy, professional development, information, and collaboration