GRT Board Meeting January 9th

The Great River Tigers met at the Plaza in Quincy for a board meeting.  Gunnar Johanson, our liason from the alumni association, was in attendance.

Items discussed at the meeting included:

  • Holding a watch party on February 25 at 3 pm  at the Hy-Vee on Harrison for the girls’ game against Texas A&M
  • Forming a committee to determine scholarship winners
  • Discussing the speaker for the Summer Send Off on July 27
  • Deciding to participate in Giving Day 2018


Texas Bowl Watch Party


The Great River Tigers will be hosting a Bowl Watch Party on December 27 at 8 pm at Mark Twain Brewery in Hannibal, Mo.  The brewery will feature the game on all screens WITH SOUND and they will have hosted appetizers for Mizzou fans including boneless wings in three of their house flavors; Buffalo, Sweet Chili, and Hot & Honey BBQ, and Spinach Artichoke Dip with chips. Bring your friends and cheer on the Tigers to a win against  Texas.

Football Watch Party

The Great River Tigers hosted a football watch party (Mizzou vs Georgia)  on October 14, 2017 at 6:30  in Quincy at the Hyvee Market Cafe located on Harrison Street.  Twenty-five people attended.

Scholarship Winners 2013-2017


 2013 Scholarship Winners

$500 scholarships–Dakota Fox, Harrison Elbee, Zach Foster, Sarah Frankenbach

2014 Scholarship Winners

$500 scholarships–Dakota Fox, Haylee Nix, Jordan Losson, Sam Triplett, Jack Neisen, Blake Johnson, Jordan Woodall, Gordon Hansmeie

$1000 scholarship- Kasey Long, in-coming freshman

2015 Scholarship Winners

$500 scholarships— Rachel Foster, Noah Bienick, Corey Gilmore, Adam Wright, Jack Neisen, Brianne Caldwell

$1000 scholarships–Baylee Sinclair, Jaquelyn Dowil, incoming freshman and Jessie Fowler, current stidemt

2016 Scholarship Winners

$500 scholarships—Sara Christine, Tony Lodgson, Madison Kim, Kael Hademan, Clayton Robinson, Jene Shade

$1000 scholarships—Jessica Taylor, Madison Kim, Clayton Robinson, Daniel Norman, incoming freshman, Anna Bastian, current student.

2017 Scholarship Winners


$1000 Scholarship Winners– Amelia Jones (Renewable-Incoming), Megan Duesterhaus (Returning), Rachel Conrad (Incoming), Andrew Goerlich (Incoming), Joshua Underhill (Incoming) (Not Pictured, Brant Francis, returning and  Abigail Laws, incoming)

$500 Scholarship winners:  Jonathan Schaefer, Jene Shade, Cooper Sutter, Tanner Nix and Kasen Rademan

2018 Scholarship Winners


GRT Board Meeting Aug 23



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

Student Send Off

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.



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