Before our Summer event at the end of July, our association collects donations to help pay for the event and the scholarships that we give out that night. Many of our board members and our new volunteer leader, Jennifer Wood, were involved in asking individuals and businesses to sponsor the event.
The Great River Tigers Alumni Association held their 5th annual Student Send-Off event in Palmyra at the Jackson Park Golf course on July 28, 2017. The chapter presented an award of appreciation to the Jackson Park Golf Course for their support over the last five years. We had 180 in attendance. Thirty new and returning students were in attendance and vied for the $500 scholarships that the chapter gave out that night. Five lucky students received scholarships..
Jim Sterk, Mizzou athletic director, was the speaker for the evening. He and Nick Joos helped serve the pork chop dinner. Angie Hamlin, our new volunteer leader, helped register the students for the event.