In the spirit of service that was the cornerstone of the 1839 founding of the University of Missouri, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou ’39 Award to 39 outstanding seniors each year. Chosen for their academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community, the honorees represent a variety of majors, activities and organizations from across campus. Each winner also chooses a faculty or staff member to recognize as their adviser throughout their college career.
Major: Textile and Apparel Management
Hometown: West Des Moines, IA
Activities/Honors: 2019 Homecoming Steering Committee Tri-Director, 2018 Homecoming Steering Committee, Fashion Scholarship Fund Scholar, Tour Team, Chi Omega Fraternity, Panhellenic Recruitment Counselor
Mentor: Jaime Mestres
In the spirit of service, first modeled by the University’s founding families in 1839, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou 18 Award. This award is dedicated to honoring 18 University of Missouri graduate and professional students in the last year of their degree eligibility.
Chosen for their world-class research, collaboration with faculty and staff, and their demonstrated leadership with undergraduate students, the honorees represent a variety of majors, activities and organizations from across campus. Each recipient also chooses a faculty or staff member to be recognized for the impact they have made in the lives of MU students.
Area of Study: Textile & Apparel Management
Activities/Honors: GPC Representative for TAM, President of the Iranian Students Association (ISA) at Mizzou
Mentor: Dr. Kristen Morris
Area of Study: Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
Hometown: Galway, Ireland
Activities/Honors: Co-founder of “Exercise is Medicine” on campus
Mentor: R. Scott Rector
Area of Study: Social Work
Hometown: Benin City, Nigeria
Activities/Honors: Graduate Research Assistant, Sexual Health Peer Educators President/ Founder, Mizzou 2 Clinician, Integrative Behavioral Health Clinic (IBHC) Mable Rumburg-Meites Social Work Scholar Rintha Mary Carter Social Work Scholar
Mentor: Dr. Kelli Canada