Virtual Student Send-Off July 23

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the summer event was held virtually on Zoom  this year on Thursday, July 23.  Forty-five Mizzou students in the GRT area participated in the Send-Off along with GRT board members, donors, and parents..  Ken Disselhorst and his daughter Quinn drew the ten lucky winners.  Ten students received $500 scholarships.  Sara Bockhold also announced the winners of the $1000 merit scholarships.  This was the first year for the Ron Dedert Memorial Scholarship.  Ron was a founder of the Great River Chapter and passed away earlier this year.  The chapter decided to give a scholarship in his memory.  Listed below are all the winners..  This is the 8th year GRT has given away scholarships and in those 8 years has given away $83,000 !

                              $1000 Merit Scholarships                     $500 Luck of the Draw Scholarships
        Incoming Student                Sponsor                Student                Sponsor
  Amy Bryan MAA 4 yr $1000 renewable     Scot Roberts  Troy Disselhorst Memorial
  Faith Boylen  Ron Dedert Memorial     Emily Dehner   Fiddlesticks
  Ashlyn Eisele   GRT    Nathan Schutte  Jerry and Carl Schoenborn
  Emma Deien   GRT    Delanie Fohey   Jared and Gina Pontius
   Keller Shemwell   Rachel Bringer Shepherd
  Returning Student    Sponsor    Kaden Malone  Schmiedeskamp, Robertson                 Neu,& Mitchel
   Delaney Miller  GRT
   Aubry Boulware  GRT    Hanna Deien     GRT
   Kasen Rademan     GRT
  Maggie Schutte     GRT
  Shayna Young      GRT

The Send-Off this year was emceed by Morgan Kopitsky, liason from the MAA office.  Two current students presented information about True Tiger, which is the student alumni association.  They talked about the benefits and cost of belonging to this organization.  A game of Trivia was played by the students and students were put into rooms so they could get to know each other.

Women’s Head Basketball Coach Robin Pingeton was a surprise guest along with Jordan Frericks.

July 23, 2020
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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