The GRT Chapter met on August 23, 2017, at the Patio in Quincy, Illinois. Steve Yaeger from Central/Northeast Missouri Food Bank discussed how the chapter could donate to their program. Other things discussed were a football watch party in October, who would attend Mizzou Leadership Weekend in September, and the Student Send Off.
New officers were elected.
- Sarah Bockhold-President
- Ken Disselhorst-Vice-President
- McKenzie Disselshorst-Secretary
- Kathy Fesler-Treasurer
- Kelsey Neese-Scholarship Chairperson
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.